Average Tuition & Fees $21,072
Average Acceptance Rates 30.56 %
Total Student Population 241,472
Average Graduation Rates 58.54 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 12.79 to 1

Iowa Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2021-2022, 85 colleges and universities are active in Iowa - 24 public and 61 private schools. By school level, there are 43 four(4) Years or high, 41 two(2) but less thant four(4) years, and 1 less than tow(2) years schools in Iowa. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level in Iowa.
Iowa College Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Public24 schools
Private (not-for-profit)35 schools
Private (for-profit)26 schools
4 Year or High43 schools
2-4 Year41 schools
Less than 2 year1 schools

2022 Average Key Statistics for Iowa Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Iowa colleges is 30.56% and the average graduation rate is 58.54% in academic year 2021-2022. Total 241,472 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Iowa colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 12.79 to 1.
Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Iowa.
[Chart] 2022 Iowa Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Iowa colleges is 17.34375 %
Average Retention Rate for Iowa colleges is 70.671428571429 %

2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees For Iowa Colleges

For academic year 2021-2022, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Iowa colleges are $19,345 for Iowa residents and $21,072 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $11,034 for in-state students and $13,877 for out-of-state students.
Iowa 2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Iowa State 2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Iowa Colleges

Iowa colleges and universities are offering 3,909 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
One but less than two years certificate39133
Associate's Degree73382
Two but less than four years certificate200
Bachelor's Degree1,56749
Post Bachelor's Degree7612
Master's Degree49799
Post Master's Degree11120
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1929
Doctor's degree - professional practice241
Doctor's degree - other117

Special Learning Opportunities at Iowa State

In Iowa, 52 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 26 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 Completely0 out of 78 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes52 out of 78 Schools
Graduate Online Classes26 out of 78 Schools
ROTC12 out of 78 Schools
Weekend/Evening College25 out of 78 Schools
Teacher certificate30 out of 78 Schools
Study Abroad37 out of 78 Schools