Iowa State University

Iowa State University (IA) was founded in 1858 in Ames, Iowa. Today, IA has a student body of more than 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students and professional students in Veterinary Medicine. IA is noted for its engineering, science and mechanical engineering. IA is a land grant and space grant university with a number of astronauts and scientists as alumnae. IA manages the Ames Laboratory for the Department of Energy.

Address
1550 Beardshear Hall, Ames, IA 50011-2021
Website
http://www.iastate.edu/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iowa_State_University

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