Community of Women
The University of Iowa values diversity and is committed to creating a welcoming environment for students from every background. This is an overview of programs, student groups, and resources that will support and inspire you throughout your Iowa experience.
Did you know?
The University of Iowa was the first public university in the country to admit women and men on an equal basis in 1855, to grant a law degree t o a woman (Mary B. Hickey Wilkinson in 1873), and had the nation's first female college newspaper editor in 1907.