Be a Hawkeye

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Hear from Hawkeyes

Meet some of our students and find out why Iowa was the right choice for them. 


"My communication skills have grown so much since coming here"


"Our objective is to have every student do research by the time they graduate"


"This feels like a collaborative environment where people are learning from each other."

University of Iowa faculty member Melissa Febos in a library setting

Finding kindred spirits at Iowa

Bestselling writer and University of Iowa faculty member Melissa Febos has found a community of students she absolutely adores.

an undergraduate researcher using a microscope in a laboratory

Igniting a passion for research and discovery

Undergraduate students at the University of Iowa not only have plentiful opportunities to work alongside faculty researchers, they make important contributions to science.

UIHC cancer clinical trials patient and Crown Cover founder Jordan Hauck working out in boxing gym

Iowa researchers, patients giving cancer plenty of fight

Not only does the University of Iowa offer a variety of treatment options for a range of cancers, from the most common types to the rarest, campus investigators are working daily to make those treatments better. And patients play a key role.


Old Capitol building panorama

Art & Write Night

University of Iowa Museum of Natural History
Old Capitol

Discover Study Abroad

Virtual Event


Alt="Students walking near the Old Capitol."

175 Years on the Pentacrest

Old Capitol Museum, Hanson Gallery


Teacher in front of classroom raising his hand.

# 33

Best Public University, U.S. News & World Report

Three students in graduation cap and gowns walk in front of Old Capitol building.


student-to-faculty ratio

Four students sitting on dock along the Iowa River.

93 %

job/graduate school placement rate

See Iowa City for yourself

Get a feel for campus on a guided, virtual tour.