CALS Continues to Set Enrollment Records

For the fourth consecutive year, CALS has set a new enrollment record. The college’s fall-semester enrollment (both undergraduate and graduate) is 5,375, which is 170 students more than fall 2014. The total includes 4,612 undergraduates, an increase of 137 students from last fall, and 763 graduate students, which is up 33 from last year. Over the past decade, CALS has seen an 88.4 percent increase in undergraduate students and a 12.4 percent increase in graduate students. For the first time in college history, women make up the majority of CALS undergraduate students — 50.7 percent female and 49.3 percent male. Graduate enrollment is 56 percent male, 44 percent female. Overall, ISU’s fall 2015 enrollment is 36,001, the largest in school history.

By the Numbers: Top 10 CALS College Majors for Fall 2015
CALS has record enrollment for the fourth straight year. For the fall 2015 semester, the top 10 CALS undergraduate majors with the most students enrolled are:
    Animal science: 977
    Agricultural business: 512
    Agricultural studies: 397
    Animal ecology: 372
    Agronomy: 324
    Biology: 291
    Industrial technology: 260
    Agricultural systems technology: 213
    Agricultural and life sciences education: 174
    Microbiology: 126.

Enrollment records featured in the Des Moines Register