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University of Iowa

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Iowa City, IA 52242
+1 319-335-3500
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Iowa Summer Writing Festival

I attended the Iowa Summer Writing Festival and learned how to be a much better creative writer... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Fountain Hills, Arizona

We went for a college visit! It is a great school but it is spread out to an extent that I didn't... read more

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Iowa City, Iowa
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This Big 10 school's 1,900 acres are centered in downtown Iowa City.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Iowa City, IA 52242
+1 319-335-3500
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I attended the Iowa Summer Writing Festival and learned how to be a much better creative writer. The teacher was very knowledgeable. The University is also located very near the downtown area. It is surrounded by old homes and has a lot of character. I...More

Thank carolkubota
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a college visit! It is a great school but it is spread out to an extent that I didn't like!

Thank Joanna S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a looong two days and I'm hoping the Registrar is there tomorrow as there are things only she can answer.

Thank Melissa T
Reviewed June 15, 2017

This campus is unique in that it is not an enclosed campus. There are nice facilities for the Arts and Sports, but they are scattered around town. This can be nice but I prefer an old-fashioned captive campus like many schools, where the campus facilities...More

Thank davidlI5106MM
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

Came for campus tour with my daughter. Orientation is ran by students, who did an awesome job. Faculty also supplied us with campus lunch in their "Market Place". Daughter has made up her mind on where she would like to attend "Go Hawkeyes"!!! Thank you

Thank ShannonMarie78
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Lots going on at this beautiful campus. Great place to earn a degree. Cool place to visit. Each building is a unique architecture spectacle. Great athletic activities going on as well. Excellent healthcare facilities too.

Thank jmw0313
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

Attended a conference held at and around the university and love the atmosphere. We walked everywhere even though we had a car. Got a lot of walking in which was very scenic, especially along the river.

Thank ndfs10
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed the tour and information sessions. That hill is pretty steep though! The campus is beautiful.

Thank ChicagoSpaLover
Reviewed April 6, 2017

Very fine hospital.Caring staff. Excellent university.Very historical.You feel like you are in a center of learning.

Thank sjirelan
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

The campus is very nice to walk around on. There are a lot of hills but nothing intangable. The part that's annoying is that there are absolutely no signs telling you where to go! We spent 1/2 an hour looking for the basketball arena. Of...More

Thank IanBM365
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