The distinguished faculty of the Graduate College include 3 winners of the Pulitzer Prize, 12 American Academy of Arts and Sciences inductees, and 4 members of the National Academy of Sciences. Graduate College faculty also features 4 Howard Hughes Medical Investigators, 17 members of the Institute of Medicine, and 24 fellows of the American Academy of Nursing.

The prestigious Graduate College Outstanding Mentor Award demonstrates Iowa's commitment to excellent teaching and mentoring.

Graduate students face an important decision in selecting an academic mentor. Here are tips to help graduate students make the mentor-mentee relationship a good one. 

The University of Iowa has educated 79 percent of Iowa's dentists, 50 percent of Iowa's physicians, 48 percent of Iowa's pharmacists, and 40 percent of Iowa's BSN nurses.

Teachers and administrators who graduated from the UI are employed in 100 percent of Iowa’s K-12 school districts.