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University of Iowa

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Address: Iowa City, IA 52242
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+1 319-335-3500
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This Big 10 school's 1,900 acres are centered in downtown Iowa City.

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Beautiful City Beautiful Campus

Who'd have thunk that Iowa is so beautiful. Perfect small town, college town. Middle America good solid people. Nice place to visit.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Travelingman11122
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Chico, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The campus is very nice to walk around on. There are a lot of hills but nothing intangable. The part that's annoying is that there are absolutely no signs telling you where to go! We spent 1/2 an hour looking for the basketball arena. Of it weren't for that I would of given it 4 or 5 stars.

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Thank IanBM365
Iowa City, Iowa
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21 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wait times to see a doctor are long and communication could be better between staff but this is the best place to go for advanced healthcare through out Iowa.

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Chico, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Who'd have thunk that Iowa is so beautiful. Perfect small town, college town. Middle America good solid people. Nice place to visit.

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Aurora, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came for a college tour never having been here before. We liked all of our tour guides and were impressed with the campus. Basta was an excellent restaurant choice in the adjoining town.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As an alumni of the UI and so are our children , as well as working there as staff and faculty, this unique public University offers so many educational & work experiences for many. We are a UNISCO City of Literature, home of The International Writers Workshop Program, the great Triage UI Hospitals and Clinics serving Iowans and many others,a... More 

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Thank 307seascape
Shellsburg, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2017

Absolutely gorgeous architecture , we went for an honor band concert that our daughter attended. This was our first time seeing the building after the rebuild and I was very impressed.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

We recently visited the University of Iowa for a few days. The college campus is clean, safe, attractive and occupies a large portion of Iowa City close to the downtown area. The hospital system is also expansive. Lots and lots of things to do and see in a college town. Go Hawkeyes.

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Ankeny, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I went to a hawkeye basketball game with my family and we had a great time! We got the ice cream there and it was really good! I really recommend going to a hawkeye basketball game!

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Thank feistymatt
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

great area to walk around and see the buildings. heart of downtown. very pretty in the fall with the leaves changing. always something going on even in the summer. free to walk into several buildings too.

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Clive, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

As a graduate of the University in 1959, it was a pleasure to return for my grandson's graduation. The University has changed with many improvements and additions since my days. Was a good experience and a well organized..

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