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2,000 Bioscience Graduates Annually

Iowans know a little about rolling up our sleeves to get the job finished. It’s why we’ve ramped up our STEM education. It’s why our colleges and universities award more than 2,000 bioscience degrees each year. And, it’s why Iowa's bioscience workforce has grown to be one of the best in the nation. Iowa is a bioscience leader, and its residents know how to get the job finished.

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second most plant and soil scientists of any state

BLS, 2018

highest concentration of agricultural chemical employment

BLS, 2018

4-year college graduation rate

U.S. News & World Report, 2019

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BLS, 2015
California #2
North Carolina #3
Illinois #7
Missouri #12

Iowa City — home to the University of Iowa — has one of the highest concentrations of pharmaceutical jobs of any small metro area in the country.

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