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Meet just a few current students and find out why Iowa was the right choice for them. 

"I wouldn't have gotten that anywhere else."

Bennet Cullen, Student

"The opportunities are endless here."

Kaitlyn Tigges, Student

"We're all here for one another."

Danica Clayton, Student
Iowa nursing graduate Lucy Bucket

Nursing alumna helps NYC take on pandemic

“When it became clear New York City was overwhelmed with patients, I wanted to go and help,” says Lucy Bucket, a 2014 Iowa College of Nursing graduate who now works as a traveling nurse. 

Iowa pharmaceutical research facility

Manufacturing drugs for coronavirus treatment

The University of Iowa has emerged as a preferred manufacturer for companies seeking new drugs to treat patients with the novel coronavirus. UI Pharmaceuticals has partnerships with four firms—and likely more to come—to manufacture and test their drug products for potential treatments.

UIowa alumni Joe Henderson

Iowa alum is having a devil of a time

Completing three liberal arts majors at the University of Iowa helped lead Joe Henderson to the top creative job on the popular Netflix show “Lucifer,” which chronicles the earthly life of the rebellious fallen angel.


Old Capitol
Old Capitol building panorama
Aerial view of east side of campus with Iowa River.

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# 34

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

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student-to-faculty ratio

Four students sitting on dock along the Iowa River.

95 %

job/graduate school placement rate