Explore Graduate Possibilities at Iowa

Most students in our programs receive full financial aid through research assistantships, teaching assistantships, and fellowships. Full financial aid includes stipends (starting at $29,000 per year), tuition support (more than 50%), and health benefits.  All students with assistantships and full fellowships are eligible for Iowa Resident tuition rates. Find out more from the Graduate College.  

Click on the links below to explore our subprograms: Transportation Infrastructure; Structures, Mechanics, and Materials; and Water and the Environment. 

Transportation Infrastructure

Designed for those graduate students interested in developing specialized knowledge and skills that can be applied to the diverse set of issues associated with transportation infrastructure systems.

Structures, Mechanics, and Materials

Designed for those students interested in developing specialized knowledge and skills in the mechanics of solids and structures that can be applied to both Civil Infrastructure Systems (CIS) and other fields as well.

Water and the Environment

Focused on both fundamental and applied aspects of environmental systems and processes across a range of scales. This program offers unique opportunities to participate actively in the research, analysis, and design aspects of real-world problems.