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Iowa City, IA, 101 Jessup Hall
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Career Preparation A-
Students and Culture A-
Facilities A
Activities and Groups A
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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
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
*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 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
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
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 Practice
12
Nursing Science
4
3
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
0
1
Orthodontics/orthodontology
4
10
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
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 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
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
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
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
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 Studies/civilization
4
Anthropology
47
0
5
Asian Studies/civilization
15
3
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
5
2
3
1
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
Library and Information Science
24
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
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
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
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
26
21
Film/cinema/video Studies
60
2
2
Music
35
21
26
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
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
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Private Loan Options
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
Alumni
MBA , Class of 1999
gatherings, networking events, alum events
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Education , Class of 2004
There is a career center and couseling services
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Library and Information Science , Class of 2013
practicum, conferences (state and national levels,) student employment, classes and curriculum
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Philosophy , Class of 2001
Various clubs, sports, groups, etc.
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 19 Reviews
Alumni
MBA , Class of 1992
Smart and driven students from varied backgrounds and experience. There was a focus on teamwork and collaboration.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English ed , Class of 1972
60s were a very different time academia very elitist bureaucratic and put students education at the lowest of priorities Professors not at all ethical
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Asian Languages and literature - Japanese , Class of 2005
Drunkards, every one of them. It's also very liberal.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS, Computer Science , Class of 1984
liberal arts with midwestern ethics
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.A. in General Business , Class of 2011
Iowa was definitely a party school, but if you searched for it you could find people who were there to learn and grow.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
General Studies , Class of 1986
Liberal arts college that gets its identity from its sports programs and its social atmosphere
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA in English, MA in Library Science , Class of 1974
I think it's changed since I was there. During my time it was a fun place but the emphasis among my friends was study & preparing for the future.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Education , Class of 2004
Midwest and Asian international population
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Library and Information Science , Class of 2013
fairly small program (library science,) the school is an average big state school
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 19 Reviews
Alumni
BA psychology , Class of 1981
Were great for the time
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English , Class of 2001
For the time I went there, I think they were typical of what what you would find at similar universities.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
School psychology , Class of 2015
Need more dorms and dining halls
Rated January 2016
Alumni
MBA , Class of 1992
Everything was pretty modern and up-to-date
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B. A. , Class of 1975
complete campus, student bus service, resident halls, food service at the union, study areas, huge library, daily student news paper. opportunities to volunteer for research projects.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Asian Languages and literature - Japanese , Class of 2005
These were great! We had a nice buffet style cafeteria, all the dorms were close together... The classrooms varied from archaic to high tech (well, for early 2000's)
Rated January 2016
Alumni
General Studies , Class of 1986
They are in very good condition
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English , Class of 2011
They were really nice, recently updated.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA in English, MA in Library Science , Class of 1974
I think it's too long ago to be relevant any more. Computers were just beginning to make an appearnace. There are now many new buildings.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
J.D. , Class of 1979
state of the art, very competitive for public university campus
Rated January 2016
Alumni
MBA , Class of 1999
na we met off campus
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Education , Class of 2004
The facilities are well maintained. Dorms are a bit old.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Library and Information Science , Class of 2013
in the library science program the classrooms and computer labs (mostly) are old and outdated, dorms and dining halls I do not have the experience
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 19 Reviews
Alumni
English , Class of 2001
Sports, Bar life, activities associated with Writer's Workshop
Rated January 2016
Alumni
MBA , Class of 1992
Unique: pharmacy with old-fashioned soda fountain; local family-owned restaurants, Iowa Writer's Workshop. Popular: football & wrestling, sports clubs for causal athletes, Indian Pow-Wow and cultural center
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B. A. , Class of 1975
Many cultural events, concerts etc.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Asian Languages and literature - Japanese , Class of 2005
Loved the international community. Otherwise, alcohol...?
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.A. in General Business , Class of 2011
Greek life was popular. Not sure about unique
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA in English, MA in Library Science , Class of 1974
Attending sports events. Again, many things have changed. I think there are more opportunities for giving back to the community through such events as Dance Marathon.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
J.D. , Class of 1979
all encompassing, very diverse opportunities
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Education , Class of 2004
Writer's Workshop and lectures with Writer's Workshop alumni
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Library and Information Science , Class of 2013
football (for school,) museum/art openings and happenings
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Philosophy , Class of 2001
I'm too far removed at this point to know.
Rated January 2016
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