University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA, US

Rating Score Valid Through Liaison Submitted Executive Letter
Gold - expired 67.54 Aug. 7, 2016 Elizabeth MacKenzie Aug. 8, 2013 Download


Full-time Equivalent Enrollment 25,828
Number of Undergraduate Students 21,999
Number of Graduate Students 9,499
Full-time Equivalent Employees 8,329
Institution type Doctorate
Institutional control Public
Endowment size 1,058,000,000
Percentage of students that are Residential Not Available
Percentage of students that are Full-time commuter Not Available
Percentage of students that are Part-time commuter Not Available
Percentage of students that are On-line only Not Available
Gross square feet of building space Not Available
Gross square feet of laboratory space Not Available
Acres of cultivated grounds Not Available
Acres of undeveloped land Not Available
Climate region Mixed-Humid

Campus Features

Feature Is Present? Is Included in Report
Agricultural School No No
Medical School Yes Yes
Pharmacy School Yes Yes
Public Health Yes Yes
Veterinary School No No
Satellite Yes No
Hospital Yes No
Farm No No
Agricultural experiment station No No

Additional Details

The boundaries were determined by the University of Iowa Sustainability Steering Committee, in conjunction with UI Facilities Management, and are based on the ability to affect areas of campus, control the central administration over these units, and streamline the gathering and tracking of information.

Credit Status
Innovation 1 Complete
Innovation 2 Complete
Innovation 3 Complete
Innovation 4 Complete
Credit Status
New Student Orientation Not Pursuing
Food Education Not Pursuing
Food and Beverage Purchases Not Pursuing
Confinement-Free Food Purchases Not Pursuing
Vegetarian-Fed Food Purchases Not Pursuing
Hormone-Free Food Purchases Not Pursuing
Seafood Purchases Not Pursuing
Dishware Not Pursuing
Energy Initiatives Not Pursuing
Energy Use by Type Not Pursuing
Procurement Not Pursuing
Bike Sharing Not Pursuing
Water Initiatives Not Pursuing
Endowment Not Pursuing
Sustainability Staffing Not Pursuing

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