Iowa State UniversityIowa State University’s (ISU) programs in agriculture and forestry and in veterinary science have been ranked among the world’s best by a British organization’s latest ratings.

For the third straight year, ISU was ranked in the top 10 for programs in agriculture and forestry by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), which last week released its annual ranking by subject. This year, ISU ranked eighth worldwide and sixth nationally. Last year, the worldwide ranking was fifth, and two years ago it was 10th.

This year, QS included veterinary science in its rankings for the first time. ISU’s veterinary science program ranked 35th in the world and 16th nationally.