Iowa City Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Iowa City Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Iowa City, Iowa

There are at least 2 colleges in Iowa City, listed and described below. These schools represent 29,255 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 24,769 full-time students, and a reported 5,583 dorm rooms.

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Of Note For College Students

  • Iowa City is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Iowa City.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Iowa City.

Iowa City Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

La James International College Iowa City
227 E Market-Brewery Sq
Iowa City, IA 52245

  • Programs: cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, manicurist, massage therapy, cosmetoloty instructor
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 138 students, 169 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Credit for experience.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Colleges in Iowa City with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

University of Iowa
101 Jessup Hall
Iowa City, IA 52242-1316

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: psychology, communication studies, English, registered nursing, finance, business management, marketing studies, entrepreneurship
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 29,117 students, 24,600 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 5,583 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 510-660. Math: 560-680.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Cedar Rapids Colleges 8 120,758 18,162 1,505
Mount Vernon Colleges 1 3,390 1,083 1,187

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