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Iowa State University

Ames, Iowa

 6 reviews

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Iowa State University

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

About Iowa State University

Iowa State University of Science and Technology, generally referred to as Iowa State, is a public flagship land-grant and space-grant research university located in Ames, Iowa, United States. It is the largest university in the state of Iowa and the 3rd largest university in the Big 12 athletic conference. Iowa State is classified as a Research University with very high research activity (RU/VH) by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Iowa State is also a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which consists of 62 leading research universities in North America.

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Located in Ames, Iowa.

1750 Beardshear Hall, Ames, IA, 50011-2103, Story County

Iowa State University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2021 Best Colleges in America

#96 of 6828

2021 Best Colleges in Iowa

#2 of 88

2021 Best Four Year Colleges in Iowa

#2 of 44

Most Popular Majors

Out of 27 majors categories at Iowa State University, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Iowa State University within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni