2021 By the Numbers

Hawkeyes are collaborative, caring, hardworking, and forward-thinking. Together, we have the power to change the world.

Whether you volunteer, make a gift, attend an event, or keep up on university news, your continued involvement makes Iowa stronger.


Did You Know?

From July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021,


alumni, fans, and friends came together to commit more than

210 million dollars

in donations, directing their gifts to the areas
of the university they care about most.

5,479 students

students received a donor-funded scholarship last year.

247 faculty

faculty held prestigious, donor-funded, named faculty positions.

1.39 billion UICA endowment

UI Center for Advancement endowment* will support generations of students, faculty, and patients.

*Does not include UI endowment

We want to help you stay connected to Iowa!

Iowa Newsletter delivers stories of extraordinary Hawkeyes to more than 140K readers monthly.

We offer 75 Iowa Clubs and alumni groups worldwide.

5K graduates joined our alumni family this May, bringing the total number of alumni to nearly 294K.

This past year, more than 16K alumni and friends attended 283 in-person and virtual events.

52% of alumni are engaged with the UIā€”attending events, serving on advisory boards, connecting students with internships, and more.

More than 8K alumni and friends volunteered for 300+ opportunities across the university.

Number 1

For Writing Among Public Universities*


Consecutive Years as a Top Producer of Fulbright Students

Number 33

Public Research University*


Nationally Ranked Specialties at UI Stead Family Children's Hospital*

*2022 U.S. News & World Report

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