Connect. Discover. Grow.
Graduate students at Iowa State University are part of a community of adventurous minds, connecting through research, discovery, and intellectual growth.
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Work with world-class faculty in outstanding facilities. Conduct life-changing research with small groups of peers and faculty. Be at the cutting edge of innovation while pursuing your degree.
Innovate through research by discovering new answers to research problems, adding to the collective knowledge of the world, and affecting positive change.
Teaching and research
Graduate assistantships offer the chance to gain valuable experience with academic functions. All GAs are provided tuition support, a stipend, and insurance benefits.
Prepare for the next step on your career path with professional development opportunities, individual consultations, workshops and networking events.
Center for Communication Excellence
Improve your writing and speaking skills through specialized consultations, workshops, and seminars.
Commitment to diversity
Join an association or support network for diverse graduate students, mentor an undergraduate in their preparation for graduate school, and more.