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Majors and Degrees

Degrees awarded at Iowa State University in 2014-15
Bachelor's 5,687
Master's 878
Doctoral 468
Total 7,033

Areas of Study with the largest number of bachelor's degrees awarded in 2014-15
ENGINEERING. 20%
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES. 18%
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES. 12%
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES. 6%
EDUCATION. 5%

Bachelor’s Degree Recipients’ First-destination Survey Results

Graduates of Iowa State University follow many paths in their first year after receiving their degree. We asked about their first destination after graduation using the following question:

Which one of these categories most accurately reflects your current status regarding your post-graduation plans?


Graduates were asked to select only their primary activity that best matched their plans after graduation. Some graduates may pursue multiple options at the same time, which is important to keep in mind when reviewing these results. 87% responded and their answers are shown in the chart below