|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||19:1|
|Dormitory capacity||12,465 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Iowa State University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 19,433 applications and 17,002 students were granted admission. Iowa State University is at the #85 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 93% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 7% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||980 to 1270|
|ACT||22 to 28|
Iowa State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $20,462 and in-state students paid $7,098.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 88% of Iowa State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 19% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,168 (which is 6% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Iowa State University in 2016-2017, was 2,907, which is 48% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,284 (which is 0.3% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Iowa State University has enrolled a total of 36,350 students (32,300 students full-time and 4,050 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 36,350 students, 1,871 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 57% men and 43% women and 30,671 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 5,679 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 1,517 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 11%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%
Black/African American: 3%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Iowa State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||11%||545|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||10%||493||0|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||7%||359||0|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||3%||156||0|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||2%||106|
|Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences||2%||97||3|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||2%||93|
|Mathematics And Statistics||2%||77||0|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Iowa State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Iowa State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $39,100. Last year, out of the total 6,737 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 6,468 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 7,569 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 7,039 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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