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Iowa State University

Iowa State University is a Public, 4 Years+ school located in Ames, IA. The 2019 average net price at Iowa State University is $14,643. Acceptance rate is 90.60%. The school has a total enrollment of 34,992.


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Top Ranked
Location: Ames, IA
Student Body: 34,992
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Urban
Web Site: www.iastate.edu
Acceptance Rate: 90.60%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 90.60%
  • Application Deadline: July 1, 2021
  • International Students: 3%
  • Application Fee: $40
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $7,740
Out of State/International Tuition: $22,144
In State Grad Tuition: $9,302
Out of State Grad Tuition: $23,564
Room and Board: $8,720
Books and Supplies: $1,048
Other Fees: $1,248
Net Price In-District/State: $14,643
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 6,047
  • Men / Women Ratio: 3,457 / 2,590
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 548 - 682
  • Median SAT Math Range: 544 - 652
  • Median ACT Range: 22 - 28
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 6
  • % of International Students: 3%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 165
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Not Considered
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Engineering: 22%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 16%
  • Agriculture: 10%
  • Computer Science: 6%
  • Biological, Biomedical Science: 6%

Academic Programs

Iowa State University offers 376 Total Programs in Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Engineering. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsIowa State University offers 104 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Agriculture
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
English Literature
  • English Language and Literature, General Degree
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing Degree
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, Liberal Studies Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Parks, Leisure Studues
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsIowa State University offers 116 Master's Degree Programs
Agriculture
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
  • Energy Management and Systems Technology, Technician Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Engineering, Industrial Management Degree
English Literature
Health Professions
  • Veterinary Microbiology and Immunobiology Degree
  • Veterinary Pathology and Pathobiology Degree
  • Veterinary Preventive Medicine, Epidemiology, and Public Health Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Veterinary Sciences, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General Degree
History
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Parks, Leisure Studues
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsIowa State University offers 80 Doctorate Degree Programs
Agriculture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Business Administration and Management, General Degree
  • Hospitality Administration, Management, General Degree
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing Degree
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Parks, Leisure Studues
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Certificate ProgramsIowa State University offers 41 Certificate Programs
Agriculture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Studies Degree
  • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security, Information Assurance Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Education, General Degree
  • Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement Degree
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Higher Education, Higher Education Administration Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Reading Teacher Education Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education Degree
  • Special Education and Teaching, General Degree
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language, Esl Language Instructor Degree
Engineering
Engineering Technology
  • Occupational Safety and Health Technology, Technician Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Health Professions
  • Dietetics, Dietitian Degree
  • Veterinary Preventive Medicine, Epidemiology, and Public Health Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Human Sciences
  • Apparel and Textile Marketing Management Degree
  • Family and Consumer Sciences, Human Sciences, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
  • Geographic Information Science and Cartography Degree
Visual and Performing Arts

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 73%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 73%
  • 1st Year Retention: 87%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $49,300
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 34,992
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 70%
  • Non-resident, alien: 11%
  • Unknown: 6%
  • Hispanic Students: 5%
  • Black Students: 3%
  • Asian Students: 3%
  • Two or more races: 2%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%

Transfer Agreements

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