Welcome to the Graduate College

We are here to help you advance your education. Iowa State University offers a broad array of graduate degree and certificate programs that comprise creative students studying in partnership with world-renowned faculty scholars. We strive for a diverse academic community in which differences in backgrounds and perspectives are celebrated.

The education of many of our students is enhanced through graduate assistantships that provide opportunities to learn through teaching, research, or administrative experiences. Assistantship appointments also provide financial stipends and tuition scholarships; they are among the many ways we can help you to finance your education.

Iowa State's Graduate College is eager to welcome you to our community of scholars. We pledge to support your aspirations through services such as individualized assistance with your academic communication skills and with your exploration of rewarding career opportunities. It's easy to request additional information about graduate studies at Iowa State, and we hope you will apply.