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University of Iowa

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Address: Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone Number: (319) 335-3500

This Big 10 school's 1,900 acres are centered in downtown Iowa City.

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Beautiful Campus, to be continued

The University of Iowa is a beautiful campus. The luscious grass and trees add to the green space in between the buildings. Construction is going on through out the campus so I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Augusta, Georgia
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Augusta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The University of Iowa is a beautiful campus. The luscious grass and trees add to the green space in between the buildings. Construction is going on through out the campus so I was unable to really take in the some common places in the university, but what we did see was very nice. The walk around campus is easy and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I met such wonderful people and the instruction from Sands Hall and the encouragement from my writing peers was invaluable.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were at the campus signing up our son for classes this fall. The campus is very pretty and very walkable. There are lots of restaurants near by. There are several art pieces around the campus. However, parking is very limited and there was a lot of constructions going on while we were there.

Thank Kim T
Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The UI is probably much bigger than it seems but what i saw from the downtown area was beautiful. The Iowa River runs right through the campus, which is scenic but has caused severe flooding at times. WARNING: If you are walking to the Student Union (IMU) from downtown, you walk down a hill without thinking about it. But if... More 

Thank John W
Burlington, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

The University of Iowa is truly an exciting place to see, enjoy, and attend. It is recognized as a top academic school with outstanding athletic, art, science, and music departments. The setting ranges from rustic to modern and many buildings are along the banks of the Iowa River.

Thank MrWedge10
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I liked the architecture of the building and the fact that the campus' buildings are scattered makes it nice to walk from buildings to buildings.

Thank jmortis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Great experience for parents and student. Was well planned out and many staff to assist us with what we needed. Parking was easy and the campus is beautiful.

Thank Becky R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

This was a wonderful place to take an evening stroll. Lots of beautiful buildings and green spaces. The Old Capitol is there and there is a good view of the city and campus from the steps on both sides.

Thank sandyuk68
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

The University of Iowa is such a wonderful college to study at or simply visit! There are so many things I could say about how amazing this school truly is. Each and every building that makes up this campus is unique in its own way. The pentecrest is quite the sight to see as it's made up of five primary... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Iowa City should be the Mecca of the Midwest. If you ever wanted short skirts and tank tops in January- this is your city. Everyone is Corn bread and ready to party. Cheers!

Thank Bryce P

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