Iowa State University

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Iowa State University

Iowa State University is a public, land-grant, tier 1 research university, where students get a great academic start in learning communities and stay active in 900+ student organizations, undergrad research, internships, and study abroad. As a member of the elite AAU, our students learn from world-class scholars who are tackling some of the world's biggest challenges -- feeding the hungry, finding alternative fuels, and advancing manufacturing. We are also loyal Cyclone fans. You can find our students regularly cheering on any one of our 16 Division I athletic teams who compete in the Big 12 Conference. We invite you to visit our campus, then join our more than 35,000 students and create your own college adventure!

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Culinary
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts
  • Agriculture
  • Architecture
  • Veterinary Medicine

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines

First-year

Students who've not attempted any college coursework or who have attempted college coursework only during high school or the summer immediately following high school graduation should complete Iowa State's first-year application. Students who've attempted college coursework in the fall immediately following their high school graduation or later should complete Iowa State's transfer admission application, available at https://www.admissions.iastate.edu/apply/online/.

Transfer

Students who've attempted college coursework in the fall immediately following their high school graduation or later should complete Iowa State's transfer admission application, available at https://www.admissions.iastate.edu/apply/online/. Students who've not attempted any college coursework or who have attempted college coursework only during high school or the summer immediately following high school graduation should complete Iowa State's first-year application.

Visit us

All college campuses look alike, or do they? You might begin to think differently after stepping foot on Iowa State’s campus. Nestled on more than 1,900 acres you’ll find one of the most beautiful college campuses in the country. And we’re not just saying that! We’d love to show you around! Visit admissions.iastate.edu/visit and schedule your campus visit.

Admissions office

Visit us

School location
Address

100 Enrollment Services Center, 2433 Union Drive
Ames, IA 50011, United States of America

Phone number

515 294-5836

Region

Midwest

Midwest