The University of Iowa is home of the world-renowned Iowa Writers’ Workshop, the National Advanced Driving Simulator, and one of America’s best hospitals. The University of Iowa is a comprehensive public university committed to high-quality teaching, research, and service.
Founded in 1847 as the state’s first public institution of higher learning, the university enrolls more than 30,000 students and offers a number of top-ranking programs. Our 1,700-acre campus is located in Iowa City, Iowa—designated by UNESCO as a World City of Literature.
Founded in 1988, the Belin-Blank Center has established a national and international reputation for its research, training, and service. The Center offers professional development opportunities, academic-year and summer programs, the Belin-Blank Exceptional Student Talent Search, and early entrance college program, a comprehensive clinic, and an institute dedicated to academic acceleration.