University of Iowa
The University of Iowa is one of the nation's premier public research universities, Founded in 1847, it is the state's oldest institution of higher education and is located alongside the picturesque Iowa River in Iowa City. It is a member of the Association of American Universities since 1909 and the Big Ten Conference since 1899, the UI is home to one of the largest and most acclaimed medical centers in the country, as well as the famous Iowa Writers' Workshop.
The University of Iowa carries out its academic mission primarily through its 11 colleges, which offer undergraduate and graduate education, professional education, and education and training in the health sciences. It has 32,948 students from 114 countries. Students can explore more than 200 different academic areas of study. It is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. University of Iowa’s status as a premier research university depends on the robust exchange of ideas. The diversified culture of its students, faculty, and staff helps in fulfilling its mission to explore, discover, create, and engage.
The University of Iowa is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most liveable communities.
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