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Cedar Rapids is a mid-sized city in eastern Iowa that has recently been named a Top 10 All-American city. With a population of over 125,000 in Cedar Rapids and over 250,000 in the metropolitan area, Cedar Rapids is home to three colleges, two hospitals, and more than a dozen FORTUNE 500 businesses. The mid-sized city of Cedar Rapids offers professional sports, theater, parks, museums, music venues, and restaurants, where students can enjoy their free time. Downtown Cedar Rapids has a variety of artistic, cultural and wellness activities throughout the year. Iowa City, home to the University of Iowa, a major research university with extensive academic, sports, and cultural opportunities, is a short half-hour drive away. The city hosts a substantial Indian population, has a Hindu temple and two mosques, and Indian restaurants and grocery stores.
Within a short drive of Cedar Rapids, students can enjoy hiking in one of our county or state parks, or boating, swimming and fishing at local lakes. Cedar Rapids is also a four to five hour drive from several major Midwestern cities, such as Chicago, St. Louis, Kansas City, and Minneapolis/St. Paul. The Eastern Iowa Airport is only 15 minutes from campus and offers more than 45 daily departures, making international travel easier.