Founded in 1847, the University of Iowa is a 4-year public research institution in Iowa City and Iowa’s first institution of higher education. Iowa grants undergraduate degrees in over 200 academic majors, minors, and certificate programs. Additionally, Iowa is the first university to recognize an LGBT student group and its campus is home to the first coed medical school in the country. For literary minded students, the university hosts the famous Iowa Writers’ Workshop.
U of Iowa is an institution that invites young minds to grow and develop with the help of highly educated leaders. Family values are important within the administration and add value to the environment within the grounds of the university. Service is important and enhances the experience here, whether it be through religious institutions, athletics, arts, or any other types of curriculum.
Eric from Pingrey Grove, IL
The University of Iowa has given me endless opportunities to succeed. I had nothing but positive experiences with my peers, professors and advisors. I am so proud to be a Hawkeye and know that what I do here makes a difference, and will take me places in the future.