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University of Iowa Review

Iowa City, IA, 101 Jessup Hall
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University of Iowa is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 30,844 students and offering 374 degrees in Iowa City, IA.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at University of Iowa.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Business
1,911 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
129
39
Business Administration and Management
358
10
Commerce
0
Economics
210
5
3
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies
237
Finance
458
Insurance
38
International Business
35
Labor and Industrial Relations
156
Marketing
205
Non-Profit/public/organizational Management
28
Organizational Leadership
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Healthcare
1,498 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/nursing
0
0
6
Advanced/graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences
6
1
Athletic Training/trainer
12
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
64
32
10
Cardiovascular Technology/technologist
2
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
0
0
Clinical Nurse Leader
3
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
0
1
Dental Clinical Sciences
2
5
Dental Public Health and Education
3
1
Dentistry
86
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
10
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (Emt Paramedic)
0
Endodontics/endodontology
8
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
0
0
10
Gerontology
2
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
15
2
0
Health Services Administration
30
1
Immunology
8
International Public Health/international Health
9
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
437
7
1
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Technology/technician
0
Maternal/child Health and Neonatal Nurse/nursing
0
Medical Informatics
0
0
0
Medical Radiologic Technology/science - Radiation Therapist
7
Medical Scientist
3
0
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
1
3
Medicine
152
Neurobiology and Anatomy
7
Nurse Anesthetist
0
10
Nursing Administration
0
Nursing Practice
12
Nursing Science
4
3
Nutrition Sciences
0
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
0
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
0
1
Oral/maxillofacial Surgery
0
0
Orthodontics/orthodontology
4
10
Orthoptics/orthoptist
0
Pediatric Dentistry/pedodontics
8
Pediatric Nurse/nursing
0
0
4
Perfusion Technology/perfusionist
4
Periodontics/periodontology
2
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design
0
8
Pharmacoeconomics/pharmaceutical Economics
1
3
Pharmacology
1
7
Pharmacy
109
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration
0
0
Physical Therapy/therapist
0
36
Physician Assistant
18
18
Prosthodontics/prosthodontology
2
Psychiatric/mental Health Nurse/nursing
0
1
3
Public Health
10
Public Health
57
0
Radiologic Technology/science - Radiographer
44
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing
0
Registered Nurse
155
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions
10
Toxicology
0
1
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/counselor
5
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Education and Liberal Arts
1,461 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American Sign Language (Asl)
8
Applied Mathematics
2
Art Studies
139
35
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
6
6
4
Art Teacher Education
2
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
0
0
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
11
5
Creative Writing
60
Curriculum and Instruction
1
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement
16
9
Elementary Education and Teaching
87
0
0
English Language and Literature
216
26
16
English Language and Literature
9
English/language Arts Teacher Education
4
Foreign Language Teacher Education
5
3
French Language and Literature
13
1
1
German Language and Literature
11
0
0
Health and Physical Education/fitness
1
1
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
15
5
Italian Language and Literature
2
Latin Language and Literature
0
Learning Sciences
0
Liberal Arts
216
Mathematics Teacher Education
4
1
Portuguese Language and Literature
2
Reading Teacher Education
2
Russian Language and Literature
6
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
3
14
2
Secondary Education and Teaching
0
0
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
1
2
Social Studies Teacher Education
4
0
Spanish Language and Literature
49
6
2
Special Education and Teaching
7
3
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
255
1
10
Sport and Fitness Administration/management
43
Sports Studies
32
Superintendency and Educational System Administration
11
0
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
27
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
4
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
0
Urban Education and Leadership
34
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Human and Social Sciences
1,339 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
1
0
American Indian/native American Studies
1
American/united States Studies/civilization
10
2
6
Ancient/classical Greek Language and Literature
0
Ancient Studies/civilization
4
Anthropology
47
0
5
Asian Studies/civilization
15
3
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
5
2
3
1
Cognitive Science
0
Comparative Literature
0
0
Counseling Psychology
0
7
Disability Studies
17
Educational Psychology
7
1
History
68
5
6
Intercultural/multicultural and Diversity Studies
17
International/global Studies
71
International Relations and Affairs
45
Language Interpretation and Translation
3
Latin American Studies
0
Library and Information Science
24
Library Science
0
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services
6
Linguistics
19
7
1
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
3
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
105
4
15
2
Museology/museum Studies
15
Philosophy
16
0
3
Political Science
129
3
1
Psychology
293
17
12
Religion/religious Studies
11
4
2
Religious/sacred Music
1
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods
0
School Psychology
4
5
Social Work
52
67
2
Sociology
83
7
7
Sustainability Studies
48
Women's Studies
11
8
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Mathematics and Science
695 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Actuarial Science
22
15
Astronomy
4
0
Biochemistry
45
0
4
Bioinformatics
2
1
0
Biology
75
3
5
Biostatistics
13
5
2
Cell Biology and Anatomy
1
2
Chemistry
28
6
11
Environmental Health
6
0
Epidemiology
10
3
5
Genetics
8
Geography
14
5
2
Geological and Earth Sciences/geosciences
0
2
0
Geology/earth Science
17
3
1
Informatics
19
5
0
2
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods
83
0
0
2
Mathematics
113
23
5
Microbiology
23
0
7
Molecular Biology
11
Physics
15
4
13
Physiology
1
9
Radiation Biology
0
2
Statistics
23
12
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Engineering
627 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
87
14
7
Biomedical Sciences
0
0
Chemical Engineering
27
8
6
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning
24
Civil Engineering
72
24
6
Computer Engineering
10
5
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
87
Engineering
0
15
0
Engineering
1
Environmental Science
26
Environmental Studies
13
Industrial Engineering
44
3
3
Mechanical Engineering
130
6
1
4
Nuclear Medical Technology/technologist
4
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Art and Design
287 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Cinematography and Film/video Production
3
Dance
21
4
Directing and Theatrical Production
0
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
26
21
Film/cinema/video Studies
60
2
2
Music
35
21
26
Playwriting and Screenwriting
0
Technical Theatre/theatre Design and Technology
0
Visual and Performing Arts
6
Writing
60
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Communication and Media
217 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism
173
12
31
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Legal and Law
150 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Advanced Legal Research/studies
7
0
Law
143
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Hospitality
138 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Meeting and Event Planning
0
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
125
13
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Computer Technology
96 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
72
16
8
Computer and Information Sciences
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at University of Iowa.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Labor and Industrial Relations
Liberal Arts
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
Non-Profit/public/organizational Management
Nursing Science
Public Health
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Specialized institution accreditations:
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency) (General Practice Residency 12 Months)
Predoctoral
Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency) (General Practice)
Predoctoral
Dental Public Health
Endodontics
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology- (OMP)
Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (OMR)
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
Pediatric Dentistry
Periodontics
Prosthodontics (including maxillofacial prosthetics and combined prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics)
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (University Counseling Service)
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Law (LAW) - Professional schools American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission (SCPE) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers offering CPE and supervisory CPE programs Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation English Language Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels Council on Education for Public Health Public Health (PHG) - Graduate level school of public health Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists
Liaison Committee on Medical Education Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 19 Reviews
Alumni
BA psychology, Class of 1981

Placement center back in the day

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Theater, English, Class of 2013

None that I took advantage of, none that were required

Rated January 2016
Alumni
MBA, Class of 1992

varied classes in emerging business fields after a strong core curriculum.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Asian Languages and literature - Japanese, Class of 2005

Career counselors, that pretty much tell you you need more schooling...

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS, Computer Science, Class of 1984

alumni meet-ups, newsletter, email list

Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.A. in General Business, Class of 2011

Career center with mock interviews, resume reviews, etc., professional fraternities, and other organizations.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
General Studies, Class of 1986

I was not made aware of any

Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 2011

They had a career center that helped with internships and resume writing.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA in English, MA in Library Science, Class of 1974

I have worked as a librarian for 41 years. My English degree has been very useful in that field as well.

Rated January 2016