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graduate tuition & fees
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Student Population
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Number of Programs
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SAT Scores
Graduation Rate

About Iowa State University

Iowa State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Ames, Iowa.
It has a total enrollment of 31,822 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. It is a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The acceptance rate at Iowa State University is 88.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Iowa State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Address1750 Beardshear Hall, Ames, IA 50011-2103
Net Price
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Iowa State University is 88.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 33.00%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate88.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)33.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$60

Tuition & Fees

The tuition & fees at Iowa State University, for academic year 2019-2020 is $9,316 for Iowa residents and $24,504 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, the 2020 tuition & fees are $10,986 for Iowa residents and $25,948 for out-of-students.
Iowa ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$9,316$24,504
Graduate Tuition & Fees$10,986$25,948

Student Population

At Iowa State University, total 31,822 are attending classes. Among them, 4,289 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. ISU has 26,843 students and the graduate school has 4,979 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students31,822
Undergraduate Students26,843
Graduate Students4,979
Online Enrollment4,289

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs339 Programs
Number of online programs27 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

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