University of Iowa

Iowa Impact: Benton County

805 University of Iowa alumni live in Benton County.

Students, faculty and staff at the University of Iowa come from all of Iowa’s 99 counties. While the students stay on campus only for a short period, the influence they have back in their communities lasts a lifetime. These are the doctors, nurses, librarians, lawyers, pharmacists and much more that you interact with every day. By utilizing the education and experiences they received at the University of Iowa, your Hometown Hawkeyes are able to create a positive economic impact within their hometowns and across the state.

Benton County

Did you know UI practicing alumni in Benton County include:

30

Educators

1

Physicians

9

Physician Assistants

4

Dentists

40

Nurses

1

Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioners

16

Pharmacists

Other alumni in Benton County include:

145

Business

106

Education

43

Engineering

329

Liberal Arts & Sciences

124

Graduate College

4

Public Health

14

Law

UI Students from Benton County

There are 127 students from Benton County currently enrolled at the University of Iowa.
Tippie College of Business5
College of Education3
College of Engineering14
Graduate College12
College of Law3
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences71
College of Nursing3
College of Pharmacy6
College of Public Health1
Tippie School of Management8
University College1

How the UI impacts your neighborhood in Benton County

Last year, the UI supported 21 local companies with purchases of $56,439.

The University of Iowa Museum of Art visited Benton County with their K-12 Education program.

PreK-12 students were engaged in UI Health Care STEM Education Programs in Benton County.

Healthcare Connections in Benton County

Patient Visits to The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics: 9,637

Number of tests performed by the State Hygienic Lab: 582

173 clinical tests. The primary mission of the Disease Control Division is to test human specimens, food and water for diseases of public health significance to protect the citizens of Iowa.

361 environmental tests. The Environmental Health Division routinely monitors private and public drinking water, private wells, streams and lakes, wastewater, air, soil and food for contaminants of potential environmental and public health concern.

48 newborn screenings. The Newborn Screening section identifies infants at risk for more than 50 inherited conditions by testing a small blood spot obtained from a simple heel-stick shortly after birth.

Benton County I-Club