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Graduate Student Researching More Affordable Wastewater Treatment Options

Rebecca Mattson, a first-year Master's student in Environmental Engineering, is expecting to graduate in 2018 ... but she's already thinking about the future. As a Minneapolis native, Mattson completed her undergraduate degree in Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering from the University of...

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Where students become engineers...and something more.

Engineering students at Iowa are smart, interesting people. They are also international travelers, Big Ten athletes, Hawkeye Marching Band members, leaders of student organizations, fraternity and sorority members, entrepreneurs, artists, musicians, hospital volunteers, student senators, dance marathoners, intramural competitors, researchers, and more. Explore our academic programs.

About the College of Engineering

Undergraduates

Students are admitted directly from high school or another institution and can change majors at any time. There are no GPA cutoffs, quotas by department, and no "weeding out." Students study what they are interested in and passionate about.
Graduate Programs

Graduates

The College has twenty research locations in six academic programs, four research centers, and interdisciplinary research efforts. Faculty, staff and students benefit from a variety of research experiences and backgrounds.
Research Highlights

Research

The College is actively engaged in interdisciplinary research, much of which takes place in our research centers and institutes. Students and faculty know each other well and feel part of a unique engineering community.

Diversity

We strive to ensure that students from groups traditionally underrepresented in engineering have the opportunity to realize their potential while also contributing their unique ideas, skills, talents, and strengths to the community.

Upcoming Events

Environmental Engineering & Science Graduate Seminar

Friday, January, 27 - 3:30 pm

Clinical Professor David Osterberg,  from the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, will present, "Are Voluntary Water Quality Improvement Frameworks Effective?"...

2217 Seamans Center

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A few facts about our college

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Median salary of our 2015-2016 graduates
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Engineering specific student organizations
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Engineering scholarships were awarded for the 2016-2017 academic year
94%
Undergraduate placement rate
29%
2015 first-year engineering students were women
(20% national average)
92%
Engineering students complete internships, co-ops, undergrad research or study abroad
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