June 10, 2021
The College of Veterinary Medicine is 17th internationally and second in the United States in the 2021 ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects for veterinary sciences.
Only the University of California-Davis is rated higher than Iowa State in these rankings among U.S. veterinary colleges. Ghent University is ranked number one overall.
ShanghaiRanking ranks institutions in 54 subjects including veterinary sciences. To be included in the ranking, the universities need to have a minimum number of research publications from 2015-19.