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Rankings & Points of Pride • 1st in Research Productivity – ISU College of Business Production Operations Management Faculty (Academy of Management Journal) • 1st electronic digital computer invented at ISU (1937 – 1942) • 1st public veterinary school in US (1879) • 1st wireless, 6-sided virtual reality lab (C-6) in North America www.vrac.iastate.edu/c6 • 2nd in R&D 100 Awards (R&D Magazine) • 4th in Undergraduate Entrepreneur Programs (Princeton Review/Entrepreneur Magazine) • Top 5 in Marketing (Academy of Management Journal) • Top 10 for Outstanding Internships and Co-ops (U.S. News & World Report) • Top 10 Largest Undergraduate Engineering Program in the US • Top 12 overall Business program (Supply Chain Management Review) • Top 15 in Architecture, Landscape Architecture & Interior Design (Design Intelligence) • Top 15 in Logistics & Supply Chain Management (Supply Chain Management Review) • Top 25 Most Beautiful Campuses (The Campus as a Work of Art) • Top 25 for Learning Communities (U.S. News & World Report) • Top 25 Graduate Programs: Statistics (7th), Inorganic Chemistry (10th), Analytical Chemistry (12th), Higher Education Admin (13th), Aerospace Engineering (15th), Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering (15th), Counseling/Personnel Services 17th), Materials Science & Engineering (20th), Chemical & Biological Engineering (22nd), Chemistry (22nd), Mechanical Engineering (22nd), Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering (23rd), Electrical & Computer Engineering (24th) • Top 40 Undergraduate Engineering Programs (U.S. News & World Report) • Top 50 Public Universities (U.S. News & World Report)
Stats & Facts • ISU is a leader in: • Science & Technology • Plant & Animal Genetics • Materials Science • Analytical Chemistry • Behavioral Studies • Physics • Information Assurance • Virtual Reality • Engineering • Food Safety/Security • Human/Computer Interaction • Combinatorial Chemistry • Bioeconomy • Founded 1858 • 1,900 acres (800 hectares) • Research 1 University • Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate Programs • Over 26,000 students; over 2,000 international • Students from 50 states and 112 countries • Over 100 majors • 87% of professors have their doctorate degree
Where is Ames, Iowa? ...in the heart of the US!
Autumn (September, October, November) Average Temperature = 54° F, 12.2° C
Iowa State University offers over 100 Bachelor’s and over 120 Master’s & Doctorate Programs – All programs are accredited
General Areas of Study • Agricultural Sciences • Architecture • Biological Sciences • Biotechnology • Business • Communication • Computer Science • Design • Education • Engineering • Environmental Sciences • Fashion Design • Food Sciences (Dietetics) • Health Sciences • Human Sciences • Humanities • Liberal Arts • Literature • Management Information Systems • Mathematical Sciences • Music & Performing Arts • Physical Sciences • Pre-medicine/Pre-law • Social Sciences • Sports & Exercise Science • Technology • Veterinary Medicine • World Languages & Cultures
Graduate Collegewww.grad-college.iastate.eduOver 120 Master’s and PhD ProgramsArts – Humanities - Agriculture – Biological Sciences Business – Education – Computational Sciences Physical Sciences – Social Sciences - Design – Engineering – Human Sciences – Liberal Arts & Sciences - Veterinary MedicineScholarships, Grants, Assistantships available in every program: www.grad-college.iastate.edu/finance/homepage.html
Must work with specific department www.grad-college.iastate.edu Deadlines and requirements vary Office of Admissions100 Alumni HallIowa State UniversityAmes, IA 50011-2010Telephone: 515 email@example.com Graduate Admission
Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldavia, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovak Federal Republic, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad & Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, UAE, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zimbabwe Where are ISU international students from?
Ames, Iowa • Population 50,000 • 400Km west of Chicago, 290Km south of Minneapolis • Ranked 2nd most livable small city in U.S. based on • SAFETY • EDUCATION • TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM • Well educated people, top-ranked public schools, excellent city parks and public services
Tointroduce you to ISU’s clubs and organizations – there are over 600! • Multicultural Organizations • International Organizations • Community Service Organizations • Sports Clubs • Be a tutor • Be a guide • Be a leader Organizations
Study Abroad There are study abroad opportunities all over the world!
Sports • 3,000 inter-university teams in 50 different sports • Facilities: • Lied Rec Center • State Gym, Beyer Hall • Ice Arena NCAA Division I ----- Big 12 Conference Men: Basketball Cross-Country Football Golf Wrestling Track & Field Women: Basketball Cross-Country Golf Gymnastics Soccer Softball Swimming Tennis Track & Field Volleyball
Orientation & Destination Iowa State Get to know ISU! International Orientation is the week before classes begin.
Student Job Board • Career Services • Assistantships (for both undergrad and grad) – great experience! Working at ISU
Job Opportunities after ISU • 1,400 companies recruit on campus yearly • 94% placement rate • Websites for students and employers • Every college offers internships, career-seeking assistance and jobs on campus • International students CAN and DO find jobs! • OPT • CPT