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Hear from Hawkeyes

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

"Iowa had the resources and faculty I wanted"

Arturo Aguirre, PhD '19

"You get to know your professors really well"

Marissa Cruz, Undergraduate

"I've had the same dynamic experience you find at small, private schools"

Laura Schwager, Undergraduate
UIowa playwriting workshop students directing a stage performance of an original play

At Iowa, playwrights see their words become productions

Iowa Playwrights Workshop students find a supportive environment to develop their unique voices and multiple opportunities to have their works produced.

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Improving outcomes for children with hearing loss

University of Iowa researchers have been following 300 children with hearing loss for nearly 14 years, and their findings are changing lives, the field of audiology, and public policy.

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Writing across disciplines: Among elite company

Iowa’s unmatched writing-related resources prepare its graduates for success in many fields. This level of excellence positions Iowa as the best public university for writing and communication.


Old Capitol building panorama

Center for New Music Ensemble

Voxman Music Building
Old Capitol

Mid-Day Mindfulness

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Roundtable: Authoritarian Tendencies Across the Globe

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# 33

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

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student-to-faculty ratio

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93 %

job/graduate school placement rate

See Iowa City for yourself

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