These schools are similar to University of Iowa in key aspects like size, setting, and academics.
100% of students
I really enjoyed the atmosphere and the different types of people you could find on campus. There was a surprising amount of ethnic minority groups on campus that really made me feel included.
I was not prepared for the difference in course work from high school to college which took a little time to adjust to.
The student organization and how many opportunities to meet people there are
Kinda expensive. Especially if you are a nonresident
I love the University of Iowa for its large campus full of diverse students and with a ton to do for activities. It is a great place to be! Great professors and the education program prepare you to be a great teacher!
The University of Iowa is a great institution for many different fields! The research and professors here are amazing.
Due to the age of the University, some of the campus buildings aren't the nicest.
sense of community, professors, location, the on-campus restaurants and cafes, bookstores, etc., as well as great parks and trails for walking
Iowa is obviously a conservative state so even though Iowa City is very liberal there have been some tensions as far as diversity and inclusion are involved, also regarding the pandemic especially
Despite its size, the University of Iowa has resources for each student. The professors want you to succeed and provide support through office hours and TAs.
Although I feel safe on campus, it is best to be aware of your surroundings.