Iowa adds new STEM majors, additional online offerings

This fall the University of Iowa introduced a number of new degree offerings, adding to our more than 200 majors, minors, and certificates.

New Majors

  • Neuroscience (BS) – This new major focuses on scientific exploration of how the brain gives rise to cognition, learning, and
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College of Education Teacher Education Program revises admission requirements

The University of Iowa College of Education Teacher Education Program (TEP) has updated GPA recommendations to maintain consistency with other public institutions in the state of Iowa.

Students applying to the TEP will now be recommended to have a cumulative grade-point average of 2.50 or Read More ›

Introducing Melissa Shivers, new vice president for student life

The University of Iowa welcomed a new vice president for student life this fall.

Melissa Shivers came to the UI after 20 years of experience serving students at the University of Tennessee, University of Georgia, Clemson University, and Georgia Southern University. She started in July Read More ›

UI Welcomes Most Academically Accomplished Class in its History

The University of Iowa Class of 2021 has topped previous records in achievement with a higher average GPA, at 3.69, than any previous class.

“We are excited to welcome another talented class to the University of Iowa,” says Sue Curry, interim UI executive vice president and Read More ›

University of Iowa named a ‘Best Buy’ for 13th straight year

For the 13th straight year, the University of Iowa has been designated as a “Best Buy” in the Fiske Guide to Colleges.

The creation of a former New York Times education editor, the Fiske Guide has been a respected college search tool used by parents, college-bound students, and their guidance counselors Read More ›

New residence hall opening fall 2017

Students at Iowa have been eagerly watching the construction of Catlett Hall, Iowa’s newest residence hall, since it began in spring of 2015. After much anticipation, we’re proud to announce that the first set of students is scheduled to move into this beautiful riverside residence during this year’s fall term. Read More ›

University of Iowa scholarship updates

The University of Iowa is announcing several changes to scholarships effective in fall 2018 and beyond.

The changes include the addition of a new Iowa resident scholarship, monetary adjustments for resident and non-resident scholarships, and updates to University of Iowa scholarship policy. Starting in fall 2018, the University of Iowa Office of Admissions Read More ›

Important Dates to Remember

May 1
Final deadline for accepting admission

May 31
Final deadline to apply for residence hall housing

June-August
Students receive residence hall housing assignments and move-in instructions

June-July
Student Orientation

August 1
Application deadline for Transfer students

August 16-17
Residence hall move-in

August 16-20
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