The University Of Iowa
By John Francis
The University of Iowa is considered to be one of the best schools in the state and also in the surrounding area. The University of Iowa is located in the southeast part of the state, in a town called Iowa City. It is also located on the shores of the Iowa River. Iowa City is often listed in "best places to live" studies because of the great public schools, safe neighborhoods and educated population. Iowa City and the surrounding areas have a total population of about 90,000 people, part of which are the students enrolled at the nearby University.
There are over 28,000 students enrolled at the University of Iowa. The makeup of students is diverse. 64% of students enrolled at the University of Iowa are residents of Iowa. Another 21% of students come from the adjoining states of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, and South Dakota. 8% of students come from other states in the U.S. There are also students from 106 countries around the world represented at the University Of Iowa. This provides for a population that is extremely diverse and interesting.
The University of Iowa consists of eleven colleges, or fields of study. Many of them are considered to be some of the very best programs west of the Mississippi. They are:
-Liberal Arts and Sciences
The life for a student at the University of Iowa is filled with things to do. The University provides many types of financial aid to both in state and out of state students. There are also resources for on-campus and off-campus housing. The University boasts excellent student health and safety resources, and the variety of campus activities and clubs make sure that any student can find something to suit their individual needs and interests. Most students feel very comfortable with the amenities offered by the University and enjoy campus life and activities. Some students find participating in student government to be an excellent way to get involved in campus life at the University Of Iowa.
The University Of Iowa has an excellent sports program. The Iowa Hawkeyes are the students participating in various sports. The faculty and the students support the Iowa Hawkeyes, and events are well attended.
Many of the students who graduate from the University of Iowa have excellent job prospects, both in state and in other parts of the U.S.
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