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With just over 31,000 students, the University of
Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the
Big Ten conference since 1899, and an Association of American Universities
member since 1909.
Iowa is known around the world for its balanced
commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It's home to one of the
nation's largest academic medical centers
and the pioneering Iowa Writers'
At Iowa, over 370 graduate students are
conducting groundbreaking biomedical research while enjoying a vibrant,
innovative, and inclusive environment. Twenty-five University of Iowa graduate
programs and colleges are among the 25 best in the nation (U.S. News &
World Report, 2016).
Students selecting a thesis advisor benefit from
the expertise of over 300 full-time faculty from 11 different departments and
programs in the Carver College of Medicine,
College of Public
Health, College of Pharmacy, College of Dentistry, College of Engineering,
and Graduate College.
This broad selection of potential research
laboratories allows individual students to choose the most appropriate thesis
laboratory for their own interests and skills.
Diversity is a critical part of the UI’s
research, education and clinical care goals. A diverse student body, faculty,
staff and patient population help provide a richer education for all students
and a more well-rounded research enterprise. The Office of Cultural
Affairs and Diversity Initiatives works closely with administrative offices
and community partners to foster an environment where all members of the UI
Health Care community feel welcome.
The Insider's Guide to Colleges says our
campus is gorgeous, and Iowa City is consistently recognized as one of the best
places in the country to live, learn, work, start a business, raise a family and