Graduate Admissions - The University of Iowa

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High-Ranking Academic Programs

Iowa is an intellectually vibrant campus, attracting top scholars and researchers from around the world.

  • Variety. Iowa offers more than 110 Graduate and Professional Degree programs.
  • Joint degrees. With our Combined Degree Programs, you can earn two or more advanced degrees simultaneously.
  • Research opportunities. Iowa is one of the nation's foremost Research universities. The university received more than $456 million in external funding for scholarly research in fiscal year 2011.
  • High-tech resources. UI Libraries' collections are ranked 18th among the nation's public research libraries. Plus, Iowa has 26 easy-access computer labs across campus allowing you to access the Internet and your email almost any time.

Top-Ranked Graduate & Professional Degree Programs

Twenty-eight UI programs are ranked among the top 25 such programs in the country in the latest graduate program rankings by U.S.News & World Report.

Top Ranked Programs
Speech-Language Pathology 
MA program
AuD & PhD programs
Geriatric/Gerontological Nursing 
DNP program
Nursing Service Administration
Nursing DNP/Health Systems program
Physician Assistant Program
MPA program
Rehabilitation Counseling
MA & PhD programs in education
Social Psychology
MA program in sociology
MFA program
Physical Therapy Program
DPT program
Rural Medicine
MD program 
Nursing Anesthesia
DNP program
Master of Nursing Program
MSN-CNL program
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
DNP program
Student Counseling and Personnel Services
MA program in education
Healthcare Management
MHA program
Higher Education Administration
MA program
Primary Care Medicine
MD program
Family Medicine
MD program
MFA program
Master of Public Health Program
MPH program
Doctor of Pharmacy Program
PharmD program
Clinical Psychology
PhD program
Internal Medicine
MD program
Environmental Health
MS program in engineering
Art and Design
MFA program
M.Ac. program