Colleges & Universities
University of Iowa
With over 33,000 students, the University of Iowa thrives in the heart of Iowa City. It is ranked among the top 35 public institutions by U.S. News & World Report, offering over 200 options for majors, minors and certificates. The University is renowned for its research and top-notch comprehensive health care system. In fact, the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics is ranked as one of America’s Best Hospitals, an accolade also given by U.S. News & World Report.
The University of Iowa bursts to the seams in its talent and available opportunities in visual art and music. The brand new Voxman Music Building boasts a hand-built 3,883 pipe organ in its public recital hall – and this is just a snapshot of the excellence students and faculty strive for. Connecting the public with quality experiences in these spaces is where something truly special happens.
Kirkwood Community College
Kirkwood’s Iowa City Campus brings academic excellence, affordability and a convenient location together to serve its growing student population of 3,500+ students.
Kirkwood Regional Center at the University of Iowa
Along with traditional college programming, the Kirkwood Regional Center offers college readiness assessment, certification programs and other career services, and is home to the Workplace Learning Connection (WLC). The WLC enables high school students to connect school to real life and brings them together with local business and industry professionals to provide job shadows and internships. Located in the University of Iowa Research Park, the center is also a STEM hub, working to engage educators and organizations to strengthen STEM’s path from classroom to workforce.