University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

University of Iowa Reviews

Based on 76 Reviews
101 Jessup Hall Iowa City, IA
College Review
Activities and GroupsA
Career PreparationA-
FacilitiesA
Students and CultureA-
A-
Excellent
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.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
129
39
Business Administration and Management, General
358
10
Business/commerce, General
0
Economics, General
210
5
3
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies
237
Finance, General
458
Insurance
38
International Business/trade/commerce
35
Labor and Industrial Relations
156
Marketing, Other
205
Non-Profit/public/organizational Management
28
Organizational Leadership
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/nursing
0
0
6
Advanced/graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences, Other
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, General
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, Other
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, Other
0
0
Physical Therapy/therapist
0
36
Physician Assistant
18
18
Prosthodontics/prosthodontology
2
Psychiatric/mental Health Nurse/nursing
0
1
3
Public Health, General
57
0
Public Health, Other
10
Radiation Biology/radiobiology
0
2
Radiologic Technology/science - Radiographer
44
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
0
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse
155
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
10
Toxicology
0
1
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/counselor
5
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American Sign Language (Asl)
8
Applied Mathematics, General
2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
6
6
4
Art Teacher Education
2
Art/art Studies, General
139
35
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, General
216
12
16
English Language and Literature/letters, Other
14
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, Other
1
1
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
15
5
Italian Language and Literature
2
Latin Language and Literature
0
Learning Sciences
0
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies
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, General
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, Other
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 pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
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
Ancient/classical Greek Language and Literature
0
Anthropology
47
0
5
Asian Studies/civilization
15
3
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
5
2
3
1
Cognitive Science
0
Comparative Literature
0
0
Counseling Psychology
0
7
Disability Studies
17
Educational Psychology
7
1
History, General
68
5
6
Intercultural/multicultural and Diversity Studies
17
International Relations and Affairs
45
International/global Studies
71
Language Interpretation and Translation
3
Latin American Studies
0
Library and Information Science
24
Library Science, Other
0
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other
6
Linguistics
19
7
1
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
3
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
105
4
15
2
Museology/museum Studies
15
Philosophy
16
0
3
Political Science and Government, General
129
3
1
Psychiatric/mental Health Nurse/nursing
0
1
3
Psychology, General
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 pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
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/biological Sciences, General
75
3
5
Biostatistics
13
5
2
Cell Biology and Anatomy
1
2
Chemistry, General
28
6
11
Environmental Health
6
0
Epidemiology
10
3
5
Genetics, General
8
Geography
14
5
2
Geological and Earth Sciences/geosciences, Other
0
2
0
Geology/earth Science, General
17
3
1
Informatics
19
5
0
2
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
83
0
0
2
Mathematics, General
113
23
5
Microbiology, General
23
0
7
Molecular Biology
11
Physics, General
15
4
13
Physiology, General
1
9
Radiation Biology/radiobiology
0
2
Statistics, General
23
12
3
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
87
14
7
Biomedical Sciences, General
0
0
Chemical Engineering
27
8
6
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning
24
Civil Engineering, General
72
24
6
Computer Engineering, General
10
5
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
87
Engineering
0
10
0
Engineering, Other
1
5
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 pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Cinematography and Film/video Production
3
Dance, General
21
4
Directing and Theatrical Production
0
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
26
21
Film/cinema/video Studies
60
2
2
Music, General
35
21
26
Playwriting and Screenwriting
0
Technical Theatre/theatre Design and Technology
0
Visual and Performing Arts, Other
6
Writing, General
60
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism
173
12
31
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Advanced Legal Research/studies, General
7
0
Law
143
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Meeting and Event Planning
0
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
125
13
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences, Other
0
Computer and Information Sciences, General
72
16
8
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
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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 and Sciences/liberal Studies
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Non-Profit/public/organizational Management
Nursing Science
Public Health, Other

*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
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
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
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English Language
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health (PHG) - Graduate level school of public health
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
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
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
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)
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
Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission
(SCPE) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers offering CPE and supervisory CPE programs
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
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
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists
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 Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
Alumni & Student Reviews
A Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 19 Reviews
Alumni
BA psychology, Class of 1981
Was intramural sports
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 2001
Sports, Bar life, activities associated with Writer's Workshop
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Theater, English, Class of 2013
Watching football games, drinking
Rated January 2016
Alumni
School psychology, Class of 2015
Dance Marathon
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
English ed, Class of 1972
Discussion debate forums
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Asian Languages and literature - Japanese, Class of 2005
Loved the international community. Otherwise, alcohol...?
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS, Computer Science, Class of 1984
aikido, football, basketball
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.A. in General Business, Class of 2011
Greek life was popular. Not sure about unique
Rated January 2016
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
English, Class of 2001
I don't know
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Theater, English, Class of 2013
None that I took advantage of, none that were required
Rated January 2016
Alumni
School psychology, Class of 2015
Conferences
Rated January 2016
Alumni
MBA, Class of 1992
varied classes in emerging business fields after a strong core curriculum.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B. A. , Class of 1975
Placement services.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English ed, Class of 1972
None
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
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
Theater, English, Class of 2013
Fine
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
English ed, Class of 1972
Need updating
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
BS, Computer Science, Class of 1984
Modern
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.A. in General Business, Class of 2011
Average
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
BA psychology, Class of 1981
Not very divers
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 2001
Typical large, Midwestern university
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Theater, English, Class of 2013
Party school, sports oriented
Rated January 2016
Alumni
School psychology, Class of 2015
Midwest, liberal
Rated January 2016
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
B. A. , Class of 1975
idealistic and motivated
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