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Iowa Colleges

Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled

For academic year 2019-2020, 362,439 students have applied and among them 260,957 were admitted to Iowa Colleges. 61,642 students were finally enrolled into one of accepted schools. Next table and chart illustrates the number of applicant, admitted, and enrolled students for Iowa Colleges.
Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled (2019-2020)
Iowa Colleges
ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolled
Total362,439 260,95761,642
Public Schools152,143 130,79837,367
4 Years (Or High)152,143 130,79837,367
2-4 Years0 00
Less Than 2 Years0 00
Private Schools210,296 130,15924,275
4 Years (Or High)210,296 130,15924,275
2-4 Years0 00
Less Than 2 Years0 00
[CHART#1] Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled for Iowa Colleges

Acceptance Rate

The average acceptance rate of Iowa Colleges is 72.00% in academic year 2019-2020. Public schools' average acceptance rate was 85.97% and the average rate of private schools was 61.89%. Next table and chart illustrates the average acceptance rate for Iowa Colleges with comparable factors.
Acceptance Rate (2019-2020)
Iowa Colleges
Acceptance Rate
All Schools Average72.00%
Public Schools85.97%
4 Years (Or High)85.97%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools61.89%
4 Years (Or High)61.89%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
[CHART#2] Acceptance Rate for Iowa Colleges

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The average yield, also know as enrollment rate, of Iowa Colleges was 72.00% in academic year 2019-2020. Public schools' average admission yield was 85.97% and the average rate of private schools was 61.89%. The admission yield is a rate of number of enrolled students over number of students who are allowed to admit. Next table and chart illustrates the average admission yield for Iowa Colleges with comparable factors.
Yield (Enrollment Rate) (2019-2020)
Iowa Colleges
Admission Yield
All Schools Average23.62%
Public Schools28.57%
4 Years (Or High)28.57%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools18.65%
4 Years (Or High)18.65%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
[CHART#3] Yield (Enrollment Rate) for Iowa Colleges

SAT Scores

The average SAT score of Iowa Colleges is 968 for academic year 2019-2020. Next table shows SAT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for academic year 2019-2020. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th score of students who enrolled in colleges.
SAT Scores (2019-2020)
Iowa Colleges
Evidence-based Reading and WritingMath
All Schools Average (4 years schools)25%430442
75%529535
Public Schools25%527543
75%647660
Private Schools25%333341
75%411410
[CHART#4] SAT Scores for Iowa Colleges

ACT Scores

The average SAT score of Iowa Colleges is 41 for academic year 2019-2020. Next table shows ACT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for academic year 2019-2020. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th scores of students who enrolled in the colleges.
ACT Scores (2019-2020)
Iowa Colleges
CompositeEnglishMath
All Schools Average25%18 1717
75%23 2323
Public Schools25%212020
75%282827
Private Schools25%151414
75%191919
[CHART#5] ACT Scores for Iowa Colleges