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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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#1

most plant and soil scientists of any state

BLS, 2015
#1

highest concentration of agricultural feedstock and chemical employment

BLS, 2015
#5

U.S. state in STEM degrees conferred per 1,000 residents

Iowa State University, CIRAS 2015

Train Hires at little to no cost

Iowa's community college network can help train your new employees.

#1

THE NATION'S MOST PLANT AND SOIL SCIENTISTS

BLS, 2015
#1
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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