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Iowa State University

The doorway to all the answers you might have about ISU. Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm (now Iowa State University) was officially established on March 22, 1858, by the legislature of the State of Iowa and was the first, and is the largest, land grant university in the United States.


Start your adventure today by requesting information about Iowa State University. Learn about admission requirements, academic programs, financial aid, housing, the Greek community, clubs and organizations, intramurals, and more.

Complete Iowa State University Catalog

Iowa State University Course Catalog

Schedule of Classes

Description of classes by semester

Registrar’s Office

Academic calendar and information about course requirements and registration.

ISU Financial Aid & Scholarship information

Can help answer your questions about assistance with the cost of attending ISU.

GDCB scholarships and awards for undergraduates

Information about available department scholarships and awards in biology and genetics.

Undergraduate research opportunities

Student research opportunities can be found across the university, in laboratories and libraries, in the field or at a computer, and in a variety of disciplines. 

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

One of the world’s leading institutions of agriculture. Building on 150 years of excellence the college provides leadership in science, education and research, areas vital to the future of Iowa, the nation and the world. The college confers degrees in the biology and genetics undergraduate majors.

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

ISU’s largest college in terms of undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty and alumni. The college confers undergraduate degrees in all undergraduate majors administered by GDCB.