Prospective Undergraduate Students

College of Public Health undergraduate student working in the laboratory

A world-class public health education.
Right here in the Heartland.

The College of Public Health at the University of Iowa is ranked among the top 10 publicly supported schools of public health in the nation, and is the only accredited school of public health in Iowa.

It’s more than classroom learning. Our undergraduate students get hands-on experience not only here in Iowa City, but in learning opportunities around the globe.

We prepare our students for rewarding careers in public health practice or further academic study in public health, medicine, law, dentistry, or other graduate and professional programs.

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Experiential learning: Hands-on training


Five years. Two degrees.

We’re so convinced you’ll love your time getting your bachelor’s degree with our college, university, and town that it will be a no-brainer to stick around for just one more year to pick up your master’s as part of our undergraduate-to-graduate program.

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Save time
Earn an advanced degree on an accelerated track.

Gain the skills and knowledge to launch a career or pursue further academic study.

Save money
Get a master’s degree for less by cutting a year of tuition.

Get the edge
A master’s degree can increase earning potential and qualify you for more senior positions.

College of Public Health Building (CPHB)

First class facilities

Most College of Public Health offices are in the College of Public Health Building (CPHB), adjacent to the the University of Iowa Health Sciences Campus. Our LEED-Platinum Certified Building, completed in 2012, is a modern, state-of-the-art facility is located just a short walk from the Iowa River and downtown Iowa City.

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