Iowa State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Ames, Iowa Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$9,320

Avg in-state tuition

$24,508

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Iowa State University

Iowa State University is a large public university located on an urban campus in Ames, Iowa. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 33,372, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 92%. The university offers 104 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 74%, and a student-faculty ratio of 18:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $9,320, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $24,508.

Admissions Breakdown

This school accepts applicants at a higher rate than other schools.

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Acceptance Rate Insight

92% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate (High Acceptance Rate) 92%

Retention Rate 87%

Graduation Rate 74%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1100-1340

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 22-28

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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44%

Female Student Population

18:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

33k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

71%

Non-U.S. Citizen

10%

Hispanic

6%

Unknown

4%

Black

3%

Asian

3%

Two or more races

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

20% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

20%

State Grant Aid

1%

Institution Grant Aid

79%

Pell Grant

20%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,614
State Grant Aid $4,428
Institution Grant Aid $7,041
Pell Grant Aid $4,476
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.