University of Iowa (Iowa) - public higher education institution in United States. The history of Iowa can be traced back to1847 . It has an urban campus located in Iowa City.

University ranking. University of Iowa has earned itself a position in the top 60 best educational institutions of United States. Every year the university manages to get into the top 5% of the best world universities. It excels in the fields of: «Arts and Humanities», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Social Sciences and Management», «Mathematics», «Physics», «Economics & Business». The university is among the top 400 in the quality of education.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The applicant must provide the document of previous academic performance as well as the results of the examinations. Throughout the admission period more than 80 percent of applicants successfully enroll to the university. Nevertheless, in Iowa the ratio may vary dramatically depending on the study program. University of Iowa chose to divide its academic year into semesters. The tuition fees are quite steep. A year of bachelor studies at Iowa will cost you at least 20,000 USD. A master’s degree of Iowa will cost a student a significant sum of 20,000 USD per year. Given the high tuition costs the students can participate in university scholarship competitions in order to cut down the costs. Some students can’t attend full-time programs, especially for them the university created special online programs. The official website of the university ( can offer more accurate pricing information depending on the chocen program.

The composition of the university. University of Iowa is considered to be a large university, teaching more than 27,000 students. The university accepts applications from foreign students. Local students have the opportunity to work with foreigners. 12% of students come from abroad. The teaching staff consists of more than 2700 specialists. Both students and the academic staff can participate in the university’s international exchange programs. You can find the university on Itunes, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin, which might tell you more about the day to day life of Iowa.

Infrastructure of Iowa. The library is available to all of the students. The university also provides dormitories for those who need them. In addition to the Association of American Universities (AAU) the university is also a part of the following associations - Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU), Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities (MUCIA), Sport affiliations and memberships: N.
Ranking   230   63
Country United States
City Iowa City
Bachelor (foreigners) 20,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 20,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 7,500 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 7,500 USD/year.
Living expenses $859 -1,425 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 80%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1847
Abbreviation Iowa
Teachers 2,666
Students 27,311
Foreigners 12%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
• Association of American Universities (AAU)
• Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
• Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC)
• Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities (MUCIA). Sport affiliations and memberships: N
World ranking 230
Country ranking 63
Academic Reputation 311
Quality of teaching 297
International Students 367
Citations per Faculty 284
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities 247
Life Sciences and Medicine 169
Social Sciences and Management 400
Ranking in world by discipline
Mathematics 101
Physics 101
Economics & Business 101
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 230
QS World University Rankings 312
ARWU Academic Ranking 151
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة ولاية ايوا
German University of Iowa
Spanish Universidad de Iowa
French Université de l'Iowa
Japanese アイオワ大学
Korean 아이오와대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Iowa
Russian Университет Айовы
Chinese 爱荷华大学
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University of Iowa - Official Description

The University of Iowa is a major national research university located on a 1,900-acre campus in Iowa City in southeast Iowa, on the Iowa River near the intersection of U.S. Interstate Highways 80 and 380. Iowa is composed of 11 colleges, the largest of which is the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, enrolling most of Iowa's undergraduates. The Henry B. Tippie College of Business, the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, and the Colleges of Education, Engineering, Law, Nursing, Pharmacy, enroll undergraduates, and with the Colleges of Dentistry and Public Health provide graduate education in conjunction with the Graduate College. More than 28,000 students enroll at Iowa each year. Some 64 percent come from Iowa, 21 percent from adjoining states, and 8 percent from the remaining states. International students from 106 countries make up 7 percent of the University's enrollment. The faculty numbers about 1,200 and there are about 13,000 staff. The total annual operating budget is about 1 USD.2 billion, and there are more than 119 major buildings, most of them within walking distance of one another. Adding to the population are more than a million visitors each year who come to enjoy cultural events and...

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