Iowa is on a 1,700-acre campus in a small town setting in Iowa City, Iowa. There are many activities and organizations for Iowa students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Iowa also has fraternities and sororities.
Iowa has a thriving Association of Residence Halls. In fact, more students participate in Association of Residence Halls than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Iowa include Graduate Student Senate, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Organization for the Active Support of International Students (OASIS) and Dance Marathon.
The Iowa community comes together each year for River Fest Annual Spring Festival, Homecoming and Dance Marathon.
Iowa offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.
Most Iowa students live off campus. In 2021, 23% of undergrads at Iowa lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 77% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Iowa. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Iowa offers coed housing and .
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
The University of Iowa is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Iowa campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Iowa offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Iowa, take Interstate 80 to Iowa City, IA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Eastern Iowa airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Iowa's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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