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University of Iowa

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Address: Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone Number:
+1 319-335-3500

This Big 10 school's 1,900 acres are centered in downtown Iowa City.

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Came for campus tour with my daughter. Orientation is ran by students, who did an awesome job. Faculty also supplied us with campus lunch in their "Market Place". Daughter has... read more

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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came for campus tour with my daughter. Orientation is ran by students, who did an awesome job. Faculty also supplied us with campus lunch in their "Market Place". Daughter has made up her mind on where she would like to attend "Go Hawkeyes"!!! Thank you

Thank ShannonMarie78
Johnston, Iowa
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots going on at this beautiful campus. Great place to earn a degree. Cool place to visit. Each building is a unique architecture spectacle. Great athletic activities going on as well. Excellent healthcare facilities too.

Thank jmw0313
Angola, Indiana
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Attended a conference held at and around the university and love the atmosphere. We walked everywhere even though we had a car. Got a lot of walking in which was very scenic, especially along the river.

Thank ndfs10
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128 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed the tour and information sessions. That hill is pretty steep though! The campus is beautiful.

Thank ChicagoSpaLover
Davenport, Iowa
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4 reviews
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Very fine hospital.Caring staff. Excellent university.Very historical.You feel like you are in a center of learning.

Thank sjirelan
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

The campus is very nice to walk around on. There are a lot of hills but nothing intangable. The part that's annoying is that there are absolutely no signs telling you where to go! We spent 1/2 an hour looking for the basketball arena. Of it weren't for that I would of given it 4 or 5 stars.

Thank IanBM365
Iowa City, Iowa
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The wait times to see a doctor are long and communication could be better between staff but this is the best place to go for advanced healthcare through out Iowa.

Thank erikasD829DZ
Chico, California
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Who'd have thunk that Iowa is so beautiful. Perfect small town, college town. Middle America good solid people. Nice place to visit.

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Aurora, Illinois
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40 reviews
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We came for a college tour never having been here before. We liked all of our tour guides and were impressed with the campus. Basta was an excellent restaurant choice in the adjoining town.

Thank saphireblack
Iowa City, Iowa
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

As an alumni of the UI and so are our children , as well as working there as staff and faculty, this unique public University offers so many educational & work experiences for many. We are a UNISCO City of Literature, home of The International Writers Workshop Program, the great Triage UI Hospitals and Clinics serving Iowans and many others,a... More 

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