Being designated as R1: Doctoral Universities - Very High Research Activity by Carnegie Classification
Engineering: One of the largest undergraduate programs in the country. Average 95% placement rate six months after graduation with an average starting salary of over $70,000. 650+ companies recruit our students every year. More than 70% of engineering students graduate with engineering work experience.
Design: One of the most comprehensive design institutions in the nation. Undergraduate Landscape Architecture (10th), Interior Design (15th) and Architecture (22nd) programs are ranked in the top 25 nationally by DesignIntelligence. Unique partnership with the US Department of State Office of Cultural Heritage that provides students and faculty with opportunities to work on projects at diplomatic sites around the world.
Ames Laboratory, among the Department of Energy’s 17 national laboratories, is dedicated to creating materials, inspiring minds to solve problems and addressing global challenges.