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Engineering : Iowa State University

Iowa State University
Address3410 Beardshear Hall
CityAmes
StateIowa
Zip50011-2030
TypePublic
LevelFour or more years
Full-time Students25311
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Admission Rate85.0%
Carnegie ClassificationResearch Universities (very high research activity)
Fees
Undergrad Application Fees$40
Grad Application Fees$40
EnrollmentFees (/yr)Required Fees(/yr)
Undergrad In-State$6102$895
Undergrad Out-State$17668$895
Grad In-State$7120$849
Grad Out-State$18548$849
SAT Score
SectionScore(25/75)percentile
Critical Reading490/640
Math540/690
Writing0/0
ACT Score
SectionScore(25/75)percentile
Composite22/28
English21/28
Math28/28
Writing0/0
**Above numbers are at University/College level (not for a particular department or program)

Courses/Degrees

Engineering
Aerospace- Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering- General
Construction Engineering
Electrical- Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
Industrial Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Systems Engineering
Iowa State's College of Engineering Ranks:
  • One of the 10 largest undergraduate engineering programs in the nation
  • Second nationally in R&D100 research and development awards

    ECE: Graduate Records Examination (GRE) score of 700 or better on the Quantitative section; Waivers may be granted under extenuating circumstances
    ECE: Class ranking in the upper 25 percent (GPA>3.0 for US Citizens)

    Mechanical Engineering:

  • The average starting salary of mechanical engineering graduates is $57,300/year.
  • Co-op and internship salaries for our students range from $2,200 to $3,000 a month.
  • More than 500 companies and agencies visit the College of Engineering each year to recruit our students.
  • 95% of our students have in-profession placement in their field within six months of graduation.

    College of Engineering also provides online degrees for some courses.

  • Engineering