University of Iowa

Iowa Impact: Cerro Gordo County

1,111 University of Iowa alumni live in Cerro Gordo 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.

Cerro Gordo County

Did you know UI practicing alumni in Cerro Gordo County include:

19

Educators

50

Physicians

4

Physician Assistants

29

Dentists

133

Nurses

3

Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioners

32

Pharmacists

Other alumni in Cerro Gordo County include:

151

Business

112

Education

18

Engineering

479

Liberal Arts & Sciences

155

Graduate College

6

Public Health

57

Law

UI Students from Cerro Gordo County

There are 186 students from Cerro Gordo County currently enrolled at the University of Iowa.
Tippie College of Business10
College of Dentistry8
College of Education2
College of Engineering13
Graduate College12
College of Law5
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences103
College of Medicine11
College of Nursing12
College of Pharmacy8
Tippie School of Management1
University College1

How the UI impacts your neighborhood in Cerro Gordo County

Last year, the UI supported 68 local companies with purchases of $204,414,287.

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

Healthcare Connections in Cerro Gordo County

Patient Visits to The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics: 3,730

Number of tests performed by the State Hygienic Lab: 11,935

2,934 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.

1,653 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.

7,348 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.

Cerro Gordo County I-Club