Enrollment in Iowa State University’s College of Engineering this fall reached nearly 8,300 students, a 10 percent increase from the previous year, and that trend is expected to continue. The growth is a result of increased recruiting and retention efforts and attention to students’ success, say officials. 

37% - Five-year increase in enrollment

95% - Professional placement rate (six months after graduation)

$62,000 - Average starting salary


Enrollment numbers:

Fall 2009 - 6,026
Fall 2010 - 6,517
Fall 2011 - 6,932
Fall 2012 - 7,508
Fall 2013 - 8,284