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Iowa State University

Ames, Iowa

Overview

Student Population
34,992
National Rank
#433
Iowa State University overview
Location Ames, Iowa
Online iastate.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Iowa State University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Ames, Iowa, Iowa State University is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 18,855 prospective students applied, and 17,082 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 6,047 enrolled in the school.  31,213 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,779 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $7,740 plus fees of $1,248. ISU is ranked 433 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Difficult
Iowa State University overview
SAT 1090/1330
ACT 22/28
GPA 3.6
Applications Accepted
90.6% 
Iowa State University overview
Applications Due Jul 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Iowa Resident Tuition
$7,740
In State Costs for Iowa State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,048
Other Fees$1,248
Room and Board $8,720
Budget for Other Expenses$2,430
Total One Year Cost$21,186
Out of State Resident Tuition
$22,144
Out of State Costs for Iowa State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,048
Other Fees$1,248
Room and Board $8,720
Budget for Other Expenses$2,430
Total One Year Cost$35,590

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$53,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
68% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Iowa State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 20%
Engineering 17%
Agriculture 9%
Visual and Performing Arts 7%
Communication 5%

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Apr 24, 2018
S******r from Ames
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Hope you plan on your tuition increasing by $2-4,000 each year. Sure, our campus is pretty but you'll have to deal with constant construction. Our administration has a thing for hiking tuition to pay for new projects that mean nothing. Most professors suck at their jobs and every once in a while you will get someone who is most likely average somewhere else but looks like a god in comparison to the others here.

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Dec 13, 2016
H******h from Minnesota
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