Member of the Association of American Universities since 1909

11 colleges—Business, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Graduate, Law, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health

200+ majors, minors, and certificate programs

5,000+ courses offered each year


One of the top 30 public institutions in the country (U.S. News & World Report, 2015 edition)

#1 writing programs in fiction and poetry (Iowa Writers' Workshop) and nonfiction (Poets & Writers)

#4 on 2014 list of best colleges and universities (

10th best college in the nation for military veterans (U.S. News & World Report, National Universities category, 2015 Edition)

22 graduate programs ranked among the top 25 of their kind (U.S. News and World Report, 2015):

#1 Speech-Language Pathology—Master’s (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

#2 Audiology—Doctorate (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

#2 Nurse Practitioner—Gerontology/Geriatrics (College of Nursing)

#2 Nursing Service Administration (College of Nursing)

#2 Physician Assistant—Master’s (Carver College of Medicine)

#2 Rehabilitation Counseling—Master’s/Doctorate (College of Education)

#4 Printmaking (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

#5 Physical Therapy—Master’s/Doctorate (Carver College of Medicine)

#11 Anesthesia Nursing (College of Nursing)

#11 College of Nursing—Master’s (College of Nursing)

#11 Rural Medicine (Carver College of Medicine)

#12 Nurse Practitioner—Pediatrics (College of Nursing)

#14 Health Care Management (College of Public Health)

#15 Higher Education Administration (College of Education)

#16 Painting and Drawing—Master’s (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

#16 Primary Care (Carver College of Medicine)

#16 Public Health—Master’s (College of Public Health)

#17 Pharmacy—Pharm.D. (College of Pharmacy)

#18 Clinical Psychology—Doctorate (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

#18 Secondary Teacher Education—Master’s/Doctorate (College of Education)

#21 Environmental Engineering (College of Engineering)

#22 Art and Design—M.F.A. (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)


General Catalog provides a complete guide to academic programs