Average Tuition & Fees $19,585
Average Acceptance Rates 71.94 %
Total Student Population 262,386
Average Graduation Rates 58.05 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 12.30 to 1

Iowa Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, there are 91 colleges and universities in Iowa State - 24 public and 67 private schools. By school level, there are 46 4 Year or high, 43 2-4 years, and 2 less than 2 years schools in Iowa. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

Iowa Colleges Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)36
Private (for-profit)31
4 Year or High46
2-4 Year43
Less than 2 year2

Average Academic Statistics for Iowa Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Iowa colleges is 71.94% and the average graduation rate is 58.05% in academic year 2018-2019. 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

In Iowa, 1 colleges offer all programs online completely. 58 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 32 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 12 colleges have the ROTC programs and 37 colleges offer the study abroad programs. 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 Classes58 out of 91 Schools
Graduate Online Classes32 out of 91 Schools
ROTC12 out of 91 Schools
Weekend/Evening College32 out of 91 Schools
Teacher certificate35 out of 91 Schools
Study Abroad37 out of 91 Schools