Points of Pride
Educational excellence: 100 years of continuous accreditation.
Student experience: Fall 2017 enrollment: 36,321 (second largest ever)
- Serve more Iowa students (19,843) than any other institution
- 94% placement rate for graduating seniors
Diversity and Inclusion: Fall 2017 student body is most diverse ever with 8,789 students identifying as U.S. multicultural or international, representing 127 countries. Principles of the Iowa State Community reflect university's commitment to a welcoming, inclusive campus.
Research and scholarship excellence: Record $509.2 million in external funding in FY18.
Fundraising and development: Forever True, For Iowa State, Iowa State's largest comprehensive fundraising campaign, on track to raise $1.1 billion by June 30, 2020.
Extension and Outreach: Programs impact more than 1 million Iowans annually with offices in all 99 counties.
Alumni: More than 254,000 Iowa State alumni live in nearly 150 countries; 107,048 live in Iowa.
Great value: Iowa State named best 4-year college in Iowa.
Campus Beautification: 5th most beautiful campus in the world.