Architecture Facts & Figures
- Architecture courses have been offered at Iowa State University since the institution first enrolled students in 1869.
- The department has existed under four different names: Structural Design (1914), Architectural Engineering and Rural Structures (1918), Architecture and Architectural Engineering (1940s), and finally, Architecture (1967), all in the College of Engineering.
- The Department of Architecture became part of the College of Design when it opened in 1978.
Architecture by the Numbers – Spring 2015
Undergraduate enrollment: 301 (professional program)
Iowa residents: 131
Non-residents (U.S.): 102
Students in the Bachelor of Architecture degree program are from 19 states (including Iowa) and 14 foreign countries: Bahamas, China, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Kuwait, Malaysia, Netherlands, Oman, Puerto Rico, Qatar, South Korea, Sudan, and Vietnam.
Graduate enrollment: 63
Iowa residents: 17
Non-residents (U.S.): 21
Students in the architecture graduate program are from 13 states and seven countries in addition to the U.S.: China, Iran, India, Kuwait, Qatar, Romania, and Vietnam.
The Department of Architecture offers more than 30 scholarships and awards totaling more than $80,000 annually to students enrolled in the professional program.