College of Engineering Diversity

Iowa State's APEXE Program

Mission Statement

Diversity is critical to maintaining excellence in all our endeavors. As one of the nation’s premiere research and education engineering institutions, we, the College of Engineering at Iowa State University are dedicated to producing the very best leaders. In thought and action, in policy and practice, and in all aspects of our academic enterprise, we,  the College of Engineering strive to recognize the value of individuality and uniqueness. We are committed to diversity, inclusion, access and academic success for all students regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender identity, socio-economic status, citizenship status, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and physical or mental ability. We further strive to develop a diverse and highly motivated pool of engineering faculty, staff, students and graduates that will work together to address technological challenges facing humanity.