Destination 2050

Big goal, big science, important adventure

Adventures Have Destinations

Adventures have destinations — with twists, turns, and discoveries along the way. Iowa State University’s destination is the year 2050. There will be 9.6 billion mouths to feed, demanding more food, greater security with more data, a cleaner environment, more jobs, and more production. Faster. Safer. Better.

  • 41

    41 percent increase in enrollment since 2006

  • 87

    87 percent freshman retention rate

  • 95

    95 percent placement rate