The Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) Department at the University of Iowa offers a host of options for engineering students:

There are ample opportunities to explore and develop professional skills. 

Collaboration creates better systems, solutions, and societies for everyone. Our 12:1 student to faculty ratio allows you to work closely with faculty members who not only know your name but also your interests and aptitudes. Working with faculty, you might develop robots for space exploration, a production system for a Fortune 500 company, data-mining tools for a hospital, or a new jet cockpit. 


student to faculty ratio

$ 65K

median salary post-graduation

92 %

of graduates are employed or continuing education

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Dan McGehee, DSRI Simulator
Grad student Christopher Rundus

Program Data


undergraduates enrolled

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graduates enrolled

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undergraduate degrees awarded


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