Iowa State University
Region: Northern America
Country/Region: United States
Found Year: 1858
Address: 100 Enrollment Services Center
Introduction

Sitting on 1,900 acres, Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral and Research University and is ranked among the nation’s most beautiful college campuses. The university is located approximately 30 minutes North of Des Moines in Ames, Iowa, which was recently voted as one of the nation’s best college towns. Iowa State is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU) and is home to more than 34,000 students and over 6,900 faculty and staff. Iowa State is member of the Big 12 Athletic Conference and the NCAA (Division I). The “Cyclones” field 18 varsity squads, which include 11 women’s and 7 men’s intercollegiate teams. Students have a wide variety of networking opportunities, which include more than 850 student clubs and organizations, 45 different types of intramural sports, and over 90 learning communities. Iowa State University is known worldwide for its excellence in science and technology, discovery and innovation; and its student-centered culture with faculty and staff who are dedicated to student success. Staying true to the university’s Land-Grant mission, Iowa State’s research-based and educational Extension and Outreach programs benefited more than 1 million Iowans in the last year. Integrated in this deep-seeded focus, Iowa State’s research enterprise includes nearly 100 centers and institutes, world-class facilities, and award-winning researchers and scholars. Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages student, faculty, and staff applications from all qualified individuals, which includes women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. Iowa State is also responsive to the needs of dual career couples and is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies and membership as an NSF ADVANCE institution. All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship and practice high ethical behavior within their program, department, college, and university activities both nationally and internationally.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
301-400
Academic Ranking of World Universities
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201-300
2017
201-300
2018
201-300
2019
201-300
2020
301-400
2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Veterinary Sciences
17
Agricultural Sciences
24
Hospitality & Tourism Management
35
Law
45
Civil Engineering
76-100
Biotechnology
76-100
Metallurgical Engineering
76-100
Statistics
76-100
Key Statistics
34407
Total Enrollment
4052(11.8%)
International Students
29421
Undergraduate Enrollment
2106(7.2%)
International Students
4986
Graduate Enrollment
1946(39.0%)
International Students
Programs
Undergraduate Programs
Accounting
Advertising
Aerospace Engineering
African American Studies
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Agricultural Business
Agricultural Education and Studies
Agricultural History and Rural Studies
Agronomy
Air Force, Army and Navy
Air Force Aerospace Studies
Ames Lab Research Programs
Animal Ecology
Animal Science
Anthropology
Apparel, Educational Studies and Hospitality Management
Applied Linguistics
Architecture
Art and Design
Astronomy
Athletic Training
Biochem, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Bioethics Program
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Biological/Pre-Medical Illustration
Biology
Biorenewable Resources and Technology
Biotechnology
Botany
Business Economics
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Chemical Instrumentation Facility
Chemistry
Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
Classical Studies Program
Coaching
Communication Studies
Community and Public Health
Community and Regional Planning
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Culinary Science
Curriculum and Instruction
Dance
Dietetics
Distance Education
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Interdepartmental
Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology
Economics
Educational Administration
Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Electrical and Computer Engineering
English
Entomology
Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
Extension
Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies
Finance
Food and Agricultural Policy
Food Science and Human Nutrition
Foreign Languages
Forestry
Genetics, Development and Cell Biology
Geological and Atmospheric Sciences
Gerontology
Graphic Design
Higher Education
Historical, Philosophical, and Comparative Studies In Education
History
History of Science and Technology
Horticulture
Hotel, Restaurant, and Institution Management
Human Development and Family Studies
Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Industrial Design
Industrial Technology
Information Systemsster Of Science
Information Technology Services
Integrated Studio Arts
Interior Design
International Business
International Studies
Journalism and Communication
Journalism and Communication
Kinesiology
Landscape Architecture
Library
Linguistics
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Materials Preparation
Materials Science and Engineering
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Microbiology
Microelectronics
Midwest Agribusiness Trade Research and Information
Military Science
Music
Natural Resource Ecology and Management
Naval Science
Operations and Supply Chain Management
Performing Arts
Philosophy
Physical Education Teacher Education
Physics and Astronomy
Plant Pathology
Plant Physiology and Molecular Biology
Plant Sciences
Political Science
Pre-Health Professions
Psychology
Public Policy and Administration
Religious Studies
Research and Evaluation
Russian Studies
Seed Science
Sociology
Software Engineering
Soil Quality
Statistics
Studies In Education
Supply Chain Management
Teaching English As A Second Language/Applied Linguistics
Textiles and Clothing
Theatre
Toxicology -- Interdepartmental
Transportation, Interdisciplinary
University Studies
Veterinary Biomedical Sciences
Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine
Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine
Veterinary Pathology
Virtual Reality Applications
Women'S Studies
Women In Science and Engineering
World Languages & Cultures
Graduate Programs
Accounting
Aerospace Engineering
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Education
Agricultural Engineering
Agricultural History and Rural Studies
Agricultural Meteorology
Agronomy
Analytical Chemistry
Animal Breeding and Genetics
Animal Physiology
Animal Science
Anthropology
Apparel, Merchandising, and Design
Applied Linguistics and Technology
Applied Mathematics
Applied Physics
Architecture
Art and Design
Astrophysics
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Biophysics
Biorenewable Resources and Technology
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Community and Regional Planning
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Condensed Matter Physics
Creative Writing and Environment
Crop Production and Physiology
Diet and Exercise
Earth Science
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Economics
Education - Curriculum and Instruction
Education - Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Electrical Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
English
Entomology
Environmental Science
Family and Consumer Sciences
Fisheries Biology
Food Science and Technology
Forestry
Genetics
Geology
Graphic Design
High Energy Physics
History
History of Technology and Science
Horticulture
Hospitality Management
Human Computer Interaction
Human Development and Family Studies
Immunobiology
Industrial and Agricultural Technology
Industrial Design
Industrial Engineering
Information Assurance
Information Systems
Inorganic Chemistry
Integrated Visual Arts
Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies
Interior Design
Journalism and Mass Communication
Kinesiology
Landscape Architecture
Materials Science and Engineering
Mathematics
Meat Science
Mechanical Engineering
Meteorology
Microbiology
Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
Neuroscience
Nuclear Physics
Nutritional Sciences
Organic Chemistry
Physical Chemistry
Physics
Plant Biology
Plant Breeding
Plant Pathology
Political Science
Professional Agriculture
Psychology
Public Administration
Rhetoric and Professional Communication
Rhetoric, Composition, and Professional Communication
Rural Sociology
School Mathematics
Science Education
Seed Technology and Business
Sociology
Soil Science
Statistics
Sustainable Agriculture
Systems Engineering
Teaching English As A Second Language/Applied Linguistics
Toxicology
Transportation
Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Veterinary Microbiology
Veterinary Pathology
Veterinary Preventive Medicine
Wildlife Ecology