University of Iowa
Home to more than 29,000 students and some of the nation's top scholars and researchers, the University of Iowa offers more than 100 areas of study on a vibrant and diverse campus. Students get a comprehensive and quality education at an affordable price—still the lowest in the Big Ten—and placement rates for Iowa graduates are above 90 percent. Adding to the population are more than a million visitors each year who come to enjoy cultural events and art exhibits, to attend Big Ten athletic events, and to participate in the many conferences and educational programs scheduled at the University year-round.
Established in 1847, Iowa has won international recognition for its wealth of achievements in the arts, sciences, and humanities. Iowa was the first U.S. public university to admit men and women on an equal basis. The University has world renowned research programs in genetics, hydraulics, and speech and hearing, and has recorded major innovations in biocatalysis, biomedical engineering, and biomedical sciences. Iowa scientists, including James Van Allen, have been pioneers in space research, designing and building research instruments for more than 50 successful U.S. satellites and space probes. The University of Iowa has also developed the most technically advanced driving simulator in the world.
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The University of Iowa became a PLTW Affiliate in 2006.