Iowa Colleges Key Statistics

Average Tuition & Fees $19,585 ($18,768)
Average Acceptance Rates 73.36 %
Total Student Population 262,386
Average Graduation Rates 58.05 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 12.30 to 1

Iowa Colleges Overview

In academic year 2017-2018, there are 91 colleges and universities in Iowa State - 19 public and 72 private schools. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

Iowa Colleges Distribution
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)36
Private (for-profit)36
4 Year or High46
2-4 Year43
Less than 2 year2

Average Academic Statistics for Iowa State Colleges

The average Acceptance Rate for Iowa colleges is 73.36% and the average graduation rate is 58.05 % in academic year 2017-2018. Total 262,386 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Iowa colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 12.30:1. Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Iowa

[Chart] Iowa Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Iowa colleges is 18.638888888889 %
Average Retention Rate for Iowa colleges is 69.133333333333 %

2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees For Iowa Colleges

For academic year 2018-2019, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Iowa colleges are $18,768 for Iowa residents and $19,585 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $10,821 for in-state students and $12,784 for out-of-state students.

Iowa 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Iowa State 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Iowa Colleges

Iowa colleges and universities are offering 4,155 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Iowa State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate29468
One but less than two years certificate38732
Associate's Degree704157
Two but less than four years certificate251
Bachelor's Degree1,689239
Post Bachelor's Degree9651
Master's Degree612232
Post Master's Degree11839
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1916
Doctor's degree - professional practice3012
Doctor's degree - other92

Special Learning Opportunities at Iowa State

Next table shows the number of Iowa schools which are offering special learning opportunities by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at Iowa State
Online Completely1 out of 91 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes60 out of 91 Schools
Graduate Online Classes32 out of 91 Schools
ROTC12 out of 91 Schools
Weekend/Evening College34 out of 91 Schools
Teacher certificate35 out of 91 Schools
Study Abroad36 out of 91 Schools