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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/BulletinOnline Catalog

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • African Studies
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Air Force JROTC/ROTC
  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Army JROTC/ROTC
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Astronomy
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Drawing
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Public Health/International Health
  • International/Global Studies
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Journalism
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Labor and Industrial Relations
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Management Science
  • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
  • Marketing, Other
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Metal and Jewelry Arts
  • Microbiology, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Museology/Museum Studies
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Music, General
  • Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Painting
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Percussion Instruments
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Portuguese Language and Literature
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Nursing Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Printmaking
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Russian Studies
  • Sanskrit and Classical Indian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Sculpture
  • Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Speech Teacher Education
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Statistics, General
  • Stringed Instruments
  • Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
  • Voice and Opera
  • Women's Studies
  • Woodwind Instruments
 
Most Popular DisciplinesBusiness/marketing, Parks and recreation, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
Engineering, Urban and Regional Planning, Education, Computer Science, Public Health, Law, Biochemistry, Epidemiology, Occupational and Environmental Health, Linguistics, Microbiology
Special ProgramsAccelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Cooperative education program, Internships, New York semester, Semester at sea, Washington semester
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesSome online degree programs

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageNot required
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty1,433
Part-Time Faculty130
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
97%
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 8% of classes
Over 100 students: 5% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 7% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 22% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 53% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 14% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings 
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus1468
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial InstructionOffered
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Studies in Law, Master of Health Administration, Master of Physician Assistant Studies, Master of Accountancy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Computer Science, Master of Laws, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Public Health
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Asian Languages
  • Asian Studies
  • Astronomy
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Bacteriology
  • Biochemical Engineering
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biophysics
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chinese
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Clinical Research
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Community Health
  • Computational Biology
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Dance
  • Database Systems
  • Dentistry
  • Developmental Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Policy
  • Educational Psychology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Energy and Power Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Ergonomics and Human Factors
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Film, Television, and Video Production
  • Film, Television, and Video Theory and Criticism
  • Finance and Banking
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • French
  • Genetics
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geography
  • Geosciences
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • History
  • Immunology
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Information Science
  • Information Studies
  • Investment Management
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Leisure Studies
  • Library Science
  • Linguistics
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Marketing
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Mass Communication
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media Studies
  • Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Neurobiology
  • Nursing--General
  • Operations Research
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Pathology
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Health--General
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Radiation Biology
  • Recreation and Park Management
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Religion
  • Rhetoric
  • School Psychology
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Speech and Interpersonal Communication
  • Sports Management
  • Statistics
  • Student Affairs
  • Theater
  • Toxicology
  • Translational Biology
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Virology
  • Writing
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Musical Arts, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Audiology, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Juridical Sciences, Doctor of Pharmacy
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • American Studies
  • Anatomy
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Bacteriology
  • Biochemical Engineering
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biophysics
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Clinical Research
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Community Health
  • Computational Biology
  • Computational Sciences
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Dentistry
  • Developmental Education
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Policy
  • Educational Psychology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Energy and Power Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Ergonomics and Human Factors
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Film, Television, and Video Theory and Criticism
  • Finance and Banking
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • French
  • Genetics
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geography
  • Geosciences
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • History
  • Immunology
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Information Science
  • Information Studies
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Leisure Studies
  • Library Science
  • Linguistics
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Marketing
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Mass Communication
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media Studies
  • Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Neurobiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing--General
  • Operations Research
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Health--General
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Recreation and Park Management
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Religion
  • Rhetoric
  • School Psychology
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Speech and Interpersonal Communication
  • Sports Management
  • Statistics
  • Student Affairs
  • Toxicology
  • Translational Biology
  • Virology
  • Writing
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