Iowa State University

Iowa State University

Biophysics

Address:

657 Ross Hall

Alumni Hall

Ames, IA 50011

United States

Phone:

1-515-294-8118

Fax:

1-515-294-2446

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. - Biophysics, Ph.D. - Biophysics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Students can major in biochemistry or biophysics, or in one of several interdepartmental majors. Research conducted in the department covers a broad spectrum, ranging from the isolation and characterization of biomolecules to the understanding of the control of processes in living organisms. Research findings from this department are applied in the areas of nutrition, drugs, agriculture, biotechnology and medicine. The ratio of graduate students to professors (approximately 3 to 1) facilitates an easy exchange of ideas.

Accreditation:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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