University Type and Campus :
Public ; Urban, 1,984 acres
Iowa State University of Science and Technology is a public flagship land-grant and space-grant research university located in Ames, Iowa, United States. 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. Iowa State has also been designated an "Innovation and Economic Prosperity University," a designation awarded to only 54 public universities in the U.S.
Motto: Science with practice
Endowment: $786.2 million (2015)
Administrative staff: 1,845
Students: 36,660 (Fall 2016)
Undergraduates: 30,671 (Fall 2016)
Postgraduates: 5,096 (Fall 2016)
56 : 44
Gender ratio (in %)
Students : Staff ratio
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