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Population Comparison Between Best Colleges in Iowa

Total PopulationUndergraduateGraduateOnline Classes

Total Student Population Comparison

The total student population of best schools in Iowa is 85,060 with 44,143 female students and 40,917 male students. This enrollment statistics is based on the latest data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education for academic year 2020-2021. The following table compares the student population for both undergraduate and graduate schools between best schools in Iowa.
Among the best schools in Iowa, Iowa State University has the most enrolled students of 31,822, while Central College has the least number of students of 1,120 for both in graduate and undergraduate programs.
Student Population Comparison Between Best Schools In Iowa
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Grinnell College1,493697 796
2Drake University4,7741,808 2,966
3Iowa State University31,82217,669 14,153
4Luther College1,802750 1,052
5University of Iowa30,31813,791 16,527
6Simpson College1,267603 664
7University of Northern Iowa9,5073,668 5,839
8Central College1,120585 535
9Coe College1,394622 772
10Wartburg College1,563724 839
Total85,060 40,91744,143

Undergraduate Student Population

The total undergraduate population of best schools in Iowa is 68,880 with 35,181 female students and 33,699 male students. The following table compares 2020-2021 undergraduate enrollment between best schools in Iowa.
Among the best schools in Iowa, Iowa State University has the most enrolled undergraduate students of 26,843, while Central College has the least number of undergraduate students of 1,120.
Undergraduate Student Population Comparison Between Best Schools In Iowa
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Grinnell College1,493697 796
2Drake University2,8481,171 1,677
3Iowa State University26,84315,170 11,673
4Luther College1,802750 1,052
5University of Iowa22,30410,091 12,213
6Simpson College1,225588 637
7University of Northern Iowa8,2893,301 4,988
8Central College1,120585 535
9Coe College1,394622 772
10Wartburg College1,562724 838
Total68,88033,69935,181

Graduate Student Population

The total graduate population of best schools in Iowa is 68,880 with 35,181 female students and 33,699 male students. The following table compares 2019-2020 graduate enrollment between best schools in Iowa.
Among the best schools in Iowa, Iowa State University has the most enrolled graduate students of 26,843, while Central College has the least number of graduate students of 1,120.
Graduate Student Population Comparison Between Best Schools In Iowa
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Grinnell College1,493697 796
2Drake University2,8481,171 1,677
3Iowa State University26,84315,170 11,673
4Luther College1,802750 1,052
5University of Iowa22,30410,091 12,213
6Simpson College1,225588 637
7University of Northern Iowa8,2893,301 4,988
8Central College1,120585 535
9Coe College1,394622 772
10Wartburg College1,562724 838
Total68,88033,69935,181

Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

The following table compares 2019-2020 distance learning enrollment for both undergraduate and graduate programs between best schools in Iowa. In undergraduate programs, out of total 65,993 students, 5,245 students (7.95%) have taken courses only through distance learning and 46,277 students (70.12%) have learned from at least one online course. For graduate schools, out of total 16,180 students, 4,693 students (29.00%) have taken courses only through distance learning and 3,029 students (18.72%) have learned from at least one online course.
Online Course (Distance Learning) Population Comparison Between Best Schools In Iowa
RankNameUndergraduateGraduate
TotalOnline ExclusivelySome Online ClassesTotalOnline ExclusivelySome Online Classes
1Grinnell CollegeGrinnell College does not offer online courses.
2Drake University2,848 620
(21.77%)
2,114
(74.23%)
1,926 810
(42.06%)
728
(37.80%)
3Iowa State University26,843 3,160
(11.77%)
22,481
(83.75%)
4,979 1,129
(22.68%)
1,564
(31.41%)
4Luther College1,802 - 1,802
(100.00%)
No Graduate Level Courses Offered
5University of Iowa22,304 902
(4.04%)
12,289
(55.10%)
8,014 2,273
(28.36%)
390
(4.87%)
6Simpson College1,225 63
(5.14%)
10
(0.82%)
42 16
(38.10%)
-
7University of Northern Iowa8,289 444
(5.36%)
6,603
(79.66%)
1,218 465
(38.18%)
346
(28.41%)
8Central College1,120 - -No Graduate Level Courses Offered
9Coe CollegeCoe College does not offer online courses.
10Wartburg College1,562 56
(3.59%)
978
(62.61%)
1 - 1
(100.00%)
Average65,993 5,245
(7.95%)
46,277
(70.12%)
16,180 4,693
(29.00%)
3,029
(18.72%)
The ranking data is provided by CollegeEvaluator. We compare the schools that ranked top 10 in Iowaand in top 500 ranking for all colleges and universities in United States.