Iowa State University

Iowa State University of Science and Technology
Type Public coeducational
Established 1858 (1858)
President Steven Leath
Location Ames, Iowa, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Cardinal and gold
Nickname Cyclones
Website iastate.edu
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=18220

Iowa State University (formally Iowa State University of Science and Technology) is a public flagship land-grant and space-grant research university located in Ames, Iowa, United States. Iowa State is classified as a research university with very high research activity (RU/VH) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.[1] Iowa State's academic offerings are administered through eight colleges, including the graduate college, that offer 108 bachelor's degree programs, 112 master's degree programs, and 81 at the Ph.D. level, plus a professional degree program in veterinary medicine.[2] The university enrolled more than 35,700 students, and it ranked 111 among national universities and 37 for "Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs" in U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[3]

Informatics programs

Bioinformatics

The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

Minor in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
28 credit hours, "However, a total of 9 credits must be used only to fulfill the requirements of the minor."
Available online? No
Program URL: http://catalog.iastate.edu/collegeofliberalartsandsciences/bioinformaticsandcomputationalbiology_undergraduate/

B.S. in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
116.5–120.5 credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL: http://catalog.iastate.edu/collegeofliberalartsandsciences/bioinformaticsandcomputationalbiology_undergraduate/

M.S. in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
35.5 credit hours, in roughly two years
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.bcb.iastate.edu/program-overview

Ph.D. in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
70 credit hours, in roughly five years
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.bcb.iastate.edu/program-overview

Additional external links

References

  1. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. http://carnegieclassifications.iu.edu/lookup/standard.php. Retrieved 05 November 2016. 
  2. "Facts 2015–16: Iowa State University" (PDF). Iowa State University. http://web.iastate.edu/about/docs/facts/facts.pdf. Retrieved 05 November 2016. 
  3. "Iowa State University". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/iowa-state-university-1869. Retrieved 05 November 2016.