Why Choose the University of Iowa College of Public Health?
The UI College of Public Health offers a variety of programs, allowing you to focus on an area of interest and preparing you with the skills to meet public health challenges. The supportive learning environment at the UI College of Public Health includes:
The College of Public Health offers a world-class education with a personal touch. Small class sizes, a low student-faculty ratio (4:1) and organized activities allow you to get to know other students and professors.
Public health faculty members are committed to both teaching and research, and consistently generate an impressive stream of grant funding as well as honors recognizing outstanding instruction and scholarship.
U.S. News & World Report ranks the UI College of Public Health #9 Among Other Publicly Supported Schools of Public Health
U.S. News & World Report also ranks the college's Department of Health Management and Policy #14 nationally in the healthcare management programs category.
The college's wide range of programs lets you delve into numerous areas of interest, from addiction studies to zoonotic diseases. The college's home in a leading agricultural state provides a unique opportunity to focus on the health of rural communities.
The UI College of Public Health is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), the nationally recognized accrediting body for schools of public health. Full accreditation by CEPH attests to the high quality of the educational programs within the college, serves as a basis for determining eligibility for federally funded programs and student financial aid, and enhances employment opportunities for graduates.
Additionally, the Master of Health Administration (M.H.A.) program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME), the primary accrediting agency for health management education.
An Active Campus
The University of Iowa is a major national research university. The University's long tradition of multidisciplinary study encourages collaborative work with colleagues across campus and around the state, and many students travel abroad as part of training and research programs. The University is home to UI Hospital and Clinics, Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center. The UI Hospital and Clinics is listed on U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals in America" report.
About 29,000 students attend the UI, including 5,500 graduate students. The scenic 1,900-acre campus is connected to the city's historic downtown and spans the Iowa River.