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University of Iowa Rankings

Overview

U.S. News & World Report has rated University of Iowa programs as some of the top in the country. The ratings listed below reflect the most current comparisons of programs nationwide in both public and private institutions.

#1

Speech-Language Pathology — Master's (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

#2

Audiology — Ph.D. (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

#2

Nurse Practitioner — Gerontological/Geriatrics (College of Nursing)

#2

Nursing Service Administration — Master's (College of Nursing)

#2

Physicians Assistant Program — Master's (Carver College of Medicine)

#2

Rehabilitation Counseling — Master's and Ph.D. (College of Education)

#3

Social Psychology (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

#4

Printmaking (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

#5

Physical Therapy — Master's/Doctorate (D.P.T.) (Carver College of Medicine)

#6

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics)

#11

Nursing — Master's (College of Nursing)

#11

Nursing — Anesthesia Master's (College of Nursing)

#11

Rural Medicine (Carver College of Medicine)

#12

Nurse Practitioner/Pediatrics (College of Nursing)

#13

Otolaryngology (University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics)

#14

Healthcare Management — Master's (College of Public Health)

#15

Higher Education Administration (College of Education)

#16

Painting and Drawing — Master's (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

#16

Public Health — Master's (College of Public Health)

#16

Primary Care (Carver College of Medicine)

#17

Pharmacy — Pharm.D. (College of Pharmacy)

#18

Clinical Psychology — Ph.D. (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

#18

Secondary Teacher Education (College of Education)

#21

Environmental Engineering (College of Engineering)

#22

Art and Design — MFA Programs (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

#25

Pediatrics: Nephrology (University of Iowa Children's Hospital)

#27

College of Law

#26

Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation (University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics)

#27

Pediatrics: Orthopaedics (University of Iowa Children's Hospital)

#29

Carver College of Medicine — Research

#30

Pediatrics: Cancer (University of Iowa Children's Hospital)

#30

Pediatrics: Neurology and Neurosurgery (University of Iowa Children's Hospital)

#30

Psychology — Ph.D. (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

#31

Part-time-MBA Program (Tippie College of Business MBA-PM Program)

#32

English — Ph.D. (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

#32

Political Science—Ph.D. (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

#33

Library and Information Studies — Master's (Graduate College)

#34

Pediatrics: Cardiology and Heart Surgery (University of Iowa Children's Hospital)

#34

Statistics—Ph.D. (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

#35

Sociology — Ph.D. program (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

#36

Cancer (University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics)

#38

Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering

#40

Economics — Ph.D. (Tippie College of Business)

#41

Civil Engineering (College of Engineering)

#42

Biostatistics — Ph.D. (College of Public Health)

#42

History — Ph.D. (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

#42

Nephrology (Kidney Disorders) (University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics)

#43

Pediatrics: Diabetes and Endocrinology (University of Iowa Children's Hospital)

#44

Neurology and Neurosurgery (University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics)

#44

Social Work —Master's program (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

#45

Biomedical/Bioengineering (College of Engineering)

#47

Pediatrics: Pulmonology (University of Iowa Children's Hospital)

#48

College of Education

#49

Computer Engineering (College of Engineering)

#51

MBA—Full-time (Tippie College of Business)

#52

Mechanical Engineering (College of Engineering)

#55

Biology—Ph.D. (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

#56

Mathematics—Ph.D. (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

#57

Chemical Engineering (College of Engineering)

#58

Electrical/Electronic Communications (College of Engineering)

#60

Chemistry—Ph.D. (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

#60

Physics—Ph.D. (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

#62

College of Engineering

#63

Computer Science—Ph.D. (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

#77

Earth Sciences (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

In addition, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics earned a "High Performance" rating from U.S. News and World Report in the following specialties:

  • Cardiology and Heart Surgery
  • Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology and GI surgery
  • Geriatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonology
  • Urology

Updated March, 2014