Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa


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Recent Reviews

bailey
What is your overall opinion of this school?

This school is apart of one of the best college towns in America. The games are always packed with supporters from newborns t...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

This school is apart of one of the best college towns in America. The games are always packed with supporters from newborns to grandparents. You will always find something to do no matter the time of day or night. There is a little something for everyone at Iowa which makes it the place to be!

Nyja
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When I visited the University of Iowa, the first thing I notice is how the school seems connected to the city, which I loved ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

When I visited the University of Iowa, the first thing I notice is how the school seems connected to the city, which I loved a lot. While I was there I could tell that the students loved the school and have had great experiences on campus. The University also has a homey feeling, making you feel very comfortable and safe. Every person I went up to was willing to help with directions and even gave recommendations on what food places to go to. Iowa has a lot of opportunities for its students and I can wait to attend in the fall of next year.

Griffin
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This University is AMAZING! Having been taught to love the Hawkeyes since such a young age I have never thought twice about a...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

This University is AMAZING! Having been taught to love the Hawkeyes since such a young age I have never thought twice about attending a different university. The campus and nightlife are great especially during the football season as everyone comes together to "Fight Fight Fight for Iowa Until the Game is Won!" The students and professors are some of the nicest people you will ever meet.

Stephanie
What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Iowa overall has a welcoming feel. Most people are nice to each other and the class sizes can be small enou...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Iowa overall has a welcoming feel. Most people are nice to each other and the class sizes can be small enough to get to know everyone. Dorms are nice and comfortable. Food in the main dining halls could be better, but other food places on campus are really good. The culture around campus is also a big plus, there are plenty of places to go out to eat or hang out with friends within walking distance.

Haley
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love the University of Iowa it is an inclusive school that makes an effort to help every student feel like they belong. In ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love the University of Iowa it is an inclusive school that makes an effort to help every student feel like they belong. In addition, they have many opportunities to get involved on campus, there is truly something for everyone. My favorite part however, is the integration with the town of Iowa City, I don't feel like I go to college in isolation.

Nick
What is your overall opinion of this school?

The school as a whole is alright, but can be improved upon. Students on and off campus can be incredibly rude sometimes. Ther...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The school as a whole is alright, but can be improved upon. Students on and off campus can be incredibly rude sometimes. There is a huge substance abuse problem at the school that is overshadowed. Classes are over filled and should be condensed. The dorm rooms are alright.

Andrea
What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Iowa is a place full of diversity, and by that I don't only mean ethnically but also you can find just abou...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Iowa is a place full of diversity, and by that I don't only mean ethnically but also you can find just about anyone and any place that suits your interest. It's very easy to make friends and find a club or organization to join. Furthermore, there's a wide array of restaurants for whatever your tastebuds desire that day. In terms of on-campus there's a lot of study spaces like the libraries, dorms, and when its warm, the lawn in the pentacrest. Academic-wise, there are surplus of classes to choose from that are highly interesting and unique. Like any university Professors and lectures are a hit or miss but for me the majority have been great teachers. Some classes offer out of class discussions or tutors. If the classes don't provide the latter then you can always find a private tutor to help you out through the university website. In terms of housing, its pretty much up to chance. I lived in Burge my first year and got a big room, but the building was was old and musty. In my particular hall everyone was cooped up in their dorm rooms, and we didn't get to talk to anybody other than our RA. However, on my second year I moved to Currier and it was the complete opposite, our neighbors were nice and talkative, and the halls and rooms were more colorful and lively. Our room that year was small but comfortable. My only complain in Currier was that we were having problems with our heater. In terms of the dining halls. I usually go to Burge or Cattlet. The food is fairly decent, it's obviously not as good as a home cook meal or a restaurant. My main complain is that the vegetable often don't taste very fresh, but I think that is more because they sit out since 12 pm til closing time.

Jennifer
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love everything about University of Iowa-classes, opportunity for involvement, athletics and especially the teachers and ad...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love everything about University of Iowa-classes, opportunity for involvement, athletics and especially the teachers and advisors. The staff are always willing to help me out with answering questions I have about a class or assisting me with my class schedule. My academic advisor showed me how to obtain dual credit for my Spanish class. My chemistry teacher took extra time with me to explain a topic that I was having difficulty understanding. The reputation that Iowa has is called, “Iowa Nice”. I have to agree. It seems that everyone whom I have met has gone out of their way to help me navigate the first year at Iowa. I’m looking forward to the next 3, before law school!

Sharun
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall, my opinion of the University of Iowa on a scholarly focused level is that it is definitely above average concerning ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall, my opinion of the University of Iowa on a scholarly focused level is that it is definitely above average concerning the advanced education offered, and the on-site accessibility to learning materials and professors engagement. This has been a place for expansion and growth for my learning.

madeline
What is your overall opinion of this school?

you get the best of both worlds, well known with lots of opportunities yet a small community feel. Great academics as well a...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

you get the best of both worlds, well known with lots of opportunities yet a small community feel. Great academics as well as sports, environmental care while still maintaining a diverse selection of students. The community is very supportive of the University and take pride in sharing in the programs.

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  • 24,476
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $8,575
  • Acceptance rate
  • 84%

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