Graduate Admissions - The University of Iowa

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About Iowa

The Iowa RiverThe University of Iowa has the resources of a major research university in the comfortable atmosphere of a vibrant and cultural small town.

  • Dedicated Faculty
    There are about 1,700 tenure and tenure-track faculty members at Iowa.
  • Highly Ranked Programs
    Twenty-five of Iowa's graduate and professional degree programs are among the top 25 of their kind at major research universities like Iowa.
  • Teaching & Research Opportunities
    Assistantships are a great way to offset your college expenses while gaining access to great teaching and research opportunities.
  • A Great College Town
    Iowa City ranks among the nation's best college towns in countless surveys and studies based on our quality of life, cost of living, and earning potential for young professionals.
  • Student Safety & Health
    Resources dedicated to fostering safety and respect on Iowa's campus.


Graduate and professional students comprise about a third of the university's total enrollment.

Visit Campus

Students talk about an upcoming eventWant to learn more about Iowa? We would love to show you around.

  • Campus Visits
    Contact your academic department or the Graduate College to inquire about a visit.