The University of Iowa, located in Iowa City, is a major public research university with a longstanding commitment to teaching, research, and service. Founded in 1847 as Iowa’s rst public institution of higher learning, the University has long been a national leader in such areas as creative writing, space physics, and health sciences. Today the University enrolls over 31,000 students in undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs. The faculty of some 1,600 members includes teachers and researchers in 11 colleges: Business, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Graduate, Law, Liberal Arts & Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Public Health and Pharmacy.
Entering the 2017 season, Iowa has played 1,220 games since beginning football in 1889. Iowa’s overall record is 633-548-39 (.535). That includes a 397-216-16 (.641) record in home games, a 236-332-23 (.418) record in games away from Iowa City, a 320-369-25 (.464) mark in Big Ten games and a 280- 180-15 (.600) record in Kinnick Stadium.