Overview

Student Population
36,158
National Rank
#339
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
Religious Affiliation 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 19,262 prospective students applied, and 17,208 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 5,944 enrolled in the school.  32,169 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,989 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $7,456 plus fees of $1,180. ISU is ranked 339 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Very High 
Iowa State University overview
SAT 1230/1460
ACT 22/28
GPA 3.6
Applications Accepted
89.3% 
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Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Iowa Resident Tuition
$7,456
In State Costs for Iowa State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$994
Other Fees$1,180
Room and Board $8,546
Budget for Other Expenses$2,430
Total One Year Cost$20,606
Out of State Tuition
$21,292
Out of State Costs for Iowa State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$994
Other Fees$1,180
Room and Board $8,546
Budget for Other Expenses$2,430
Total One Year Cost$34,442

Outcomes

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

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%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=153603 IPEDS survey data for Iowa State University.