The University of Iowa (also known as U of I, or simply Iowa) is a public flagship state-supported research university located in Iowa City, Iowa. The University of Iowa is the oldest public university in the state. The university is organized into eleven colleges granting undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees. UI is categorized as RU/VH Research University (very high research activity) in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The university is a group member of the prestigious American Association of Universities, the Big Ten Conference, Committee on Institutional Cooperation, and the Universities Research Association. The student newspaper, The Daily Iowan, has received numerous collegiate journalism awards over the years and is widely considered one of the finest college newspapers in the country.
The University is home to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, nationally recognized as one of America’s best hospitals. In fact, according to U.S. News and Reports three specialty departments were recognized as being in the top ten across the country. They are Otolaryngology (4th), Ophthalmology and visual sciences (6th) and Orthopaedics and rehabilitation (9th). It is one of the largest university-owned teaching hospitals in the nation. Iowa was the first American institution of higher learning to accept creative work for academic credit, and it developed the Master of Fine Arts degree.
Iowa residents Nonresidents Billed expenses Tuition and fees* $7,417 $23,713 Room and board** 8,331 8,331 Subtotal $15,748 $32,044 Other estimated expenses Books and supplies $ 1,090 $ 1,090 Personal expenses*** 2,625 2,625 Transportation 890 890 Subtotal $4,605 $4,605 Estimated total $20,353 $36,649