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Iowa Colleges

Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled

For the academic year 2021-2022, 480,186 students have applied and among them 347,953 were admitted to Iowa Colleges. 80,527 students were finally enrolled into one of accepted schools. The following table and chart illustrates the number of applicant, admitted, and enrolled students for Iowa Colleges.
Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled (2021-2022)
Iowa Colleges
ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolled
Total480,186 347,95380,527
Public Schools201,583 173,02948,430
4 Years (Or High)201,583 173,02948,430
2-4 Years0 00
Less Than 2 Years0 00
Private Schools278,603 174,92432,097
4 Years (Or High)278,603 174,92432,097
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 72.46% in academic year 2021-2022. Public schools' average acceptance rate was 85.84% and the average rate of private schools was 62.79%. The following table and chart illustrates the average acceptance rate for Iowa Colleges with comparable factors.
Acceptance Rate (2021-2022)
Iowa Colleges
Acceptance Rate
All Schools Average72.46%
Public Schools85.84%
4 Years (Or High)85.84%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools62.79%
4 Years (Or High)62.79%
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 72.46% in academic year 2021-2022. Public schools' average admission yield was 85.84% and the average rate of private schools was 62.79%. The admission yield is a rate of number of enrolled students over number of students who are allowed to admit. The following table and chart illustrates the average admission yield for Iowa Colleges with comparable factors.
Yield (Enrollment Rate) (2021-2022)
Iowa Colleges
Admission Yield
All Schools Average23.14%
Public Schools27.99%
4 Years (Or High)27.99%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools18.35%
4 Years (Or High)18.35%
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 918 for the academic year 2021-2022. Next table shows SAT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2021-2022. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th score of students who enrolled in colleges.
SAT Scores (2021-2022)
Iowa Colleges
Evidence-based Reading and WritingMath
All Schools Average (4 years schools)25%411416
75%501508
Public Schools25%520530
75%637647
Private Schools25%302302
75%366369
[CHART#4] SAT Scores for Iowa Colleges

ACT Scores

The average ACT score of Iowa Colleges is 39 for the academic year 2021-2022. The following table shows ACT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2021-2022. 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 (2021-2022)
Iowa Colleges
CompositeEnglishMath
All Schools Average25%17 1616
75%22 2222
Public Schools25%212020
75%282827
Private Schools25%131212
75%171716
[CHART#5] ACT Scores for Iowa Colleges