'U.S. News' ranks UI among best 30 public national universities in country | Iowa Now - The University of Iowa
The University of Iowa ranks 29th among the nation's best public universities, according to the latest rankings published by the magazine U.S. News & World Report. The ranking places the UI in a tie with Michigan State University.
The UI's placement in the 2014 edition of the magazine's "The Top 30 Public National Universities" compares to a ranking of 28th in the 2013 edition. The UI currently is ranked 73rd in the "Best National Universities" category, which contains 281 U.S. universities (173 public, 101 private, and seven for-profit), compared to 72nd last year.