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Iowa State University

Iowa State University of Science and Technology (more commonly known as Iowa State University) is a world-class, Tier-1 research university located in Ames, Iowa. Founded in 1858 Iowa State is one of the three public universities in the State of Iowa. Iowa State is an international, prestigious university with a friendly welcoming personality. More than 29,000 students choose from over 100 majors, study with world-class scholars and hone their leadership skills in more than 850 student organizations. Iowa State offers a great environment where students can enjoy reaching their potential and discovering their passions. It's a culturally diverse student body with students from all 50 states and more than 110 countries.

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Total Tuition $20,618.00

School Information

  • 100 Enrollment Services Center
    Ames, Iowa 50011-2030
  • (515) 294-5836
  • (515) 294-2592
Calendar: Semester
Locale: City: Small
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Public, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Common name(s): ISU

Students & Faculty

Total Faculty
Student/Fac Ratio

* All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of December 2018


SAT Scores:
Math: 530–670, Reading: 460–640
(25th-75th percentile)
ACT Scores:
(25th-75th percentile)

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.

Other Requirements:
Admissions Test Scores?
Other Test?
Do not know
College Prep?
Neither required nor recommended

Degrees & Programs

Certificate Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding
Agricultural Animal Breeding
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Engineering
Agricultural Mechanization, General
Agricultural Teacher Education
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
Agronomy and Crop Science
Analytical Chemistry
Animal Sciences, General
Apparel and Textiles, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Area Studies, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Civil Engineering, General
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer Software Engineering
Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
Construction Engineering
Creative Writing
Crop Production
Curriculum and Instruction
Dairy Science
Design and Visual Communications, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Economics, General
Education, General
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Elementary Particle Physics
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering/Industrial Management
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Family and Community Services
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Family Resource Management Studies, General
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management
Fashion/Apparel Design
Finance, General
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
Food Science
Forest Sciences and Biology
Forestry, General
French Language and Literature
Genetics, General
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Graphic Design
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
History, General
Horticultural Science
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Human Computer Interaction
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Human Nutrition
Industrial Engineering
Information Technology
Inorganic Chemistry
Interior Design
International Agriculture
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Landscape Architecture
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Livestock Management
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Information Systems, General
Management Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Materials Engineering
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Illustration/Medical Illustrator
Microbiology, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other
Nuclear Physics
Nutrition Sciences
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
Operations Management and Supervision
Organic Chemistry
Physical Chemistry
Physics, General
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology
Plant Physiology
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management
Political Science and Government, General
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Religion/Religious Studies
Rhetoric and Composition
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Russian Studies
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Soil Science and Agronomy, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Statistics, General
Systems Engineering
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Transportation/Mobility Management
Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Microbiology and Immunobiology
Veterinary Pathology and Pathobiology
Veterinary Preventive Medicine, Epidemiology, and Public Health
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Women's Studies

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