University of California-DavisDavis, CAInstitutional Research & Academic Planning
University of Illinois-UrbanaUrbana/Champaign, ILDivision of Management Information
Iowa State UniversityAmes, IAOffice of Institutional Research
Michigan State UniversityEast Lansing, MIOffice of Planning & Budgets
University of MinnesotaMinneapolis/St. Paul, MNOffice of Institutional Research
North Carolina State UniversityRaleigh, NCOffice of Institutional Research & Planning
Ohio State UniversityColumbus, OHInstitutional Research & Planning
Pennsylvania State UniversityState College, PAOffice of Planning & Assessment
Purdue University-Main CampusWest Lafayette, INOffice of Institutional Research, Assessment & Effectiveness
Texas A&M UniversityCollege Station, TXData & Research Services
University of Wisconsin-MadisonMadison, WIAcademic Planning & Instructional Research












This group of ten land-grant universities was adopted as a peer comparison group for Iowa State University in 1986 and updated in 2016. The Iowa Board of Regents approved a change that replaced the University of Arizona with Penn State University. Each is the public land-grant university in its state and all are classified as Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity in the 2015 Carnegie Classification of Higher Education.