University of Iowa

175

World University Rankings 2014-15

Overall score ?
47.5
Teaching ?
41.9
International outlook ?
31.7
Industry income ?
49.3
Research ?
33.5
Citations ?
71

Established in 1847 and with claims to be the first university anywhere to accept creative work in the fine arts on an equal footing with academic research, IU - whose graduates include Tennessee Williams and actor Gene Wilder - is the academic home to more than 30,300 students and around 2,150 faculty in 11 colleges.