• Art History students examining a painting with a professor.
  • Exterior view at night of the new Visual Arts Building at the University of Iowa.
  • Students outside of the Art Building West.
  • Interior view of Art Building West
  • Students in the bike studio
  • Inside the new Visual Arts Building on the University of Iowa campus.
  • Students outside the new Visual Arts Building
  • Plasma cutting studio
  • Students in the relief studio

Noteworthy

School of Art & Art History Quick Facts

3The Printmaking specialty is ranked 3rd among similar programs at public institutions of higher learning.* 5The Painting & Drawing specialty is ranked 5th among similar programs at public institutions of higher learning.* 8The Master of Fine Arts Program ranks 8th among similar programs at public institutions of higher learning*

* U.S. News & World Report's America’s Best Graduate Schools 2015 guidebook.

In the SAAH, there are 95 graduate students and 652 undergraduate majors.
566 undergraduates are pursuing a BA degree. 86 were selected to pursue a BFA degree.
171 are enrolled in the University Honors Program. 291 of our students are pursuing a double major.
50% or more of last year's graduating classes were comprised of BFAs (Spring '14 and Fall '14).