Average Tuition & Fees $20,377
Average Acceptance Rates 72.58 %
Total Student Population 241,577
Average Graduation Rates 58.16 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 12.01 to 1

Iowa Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2020-2021, 87 colleges and universities are active in Iowa - 24 public and 63 private schools. By school level, there are 44 four(4) Years or high, 42 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)36 schools
Private (for-profit)27 schools
4 Year or High44 schools
2-4 Year42 schools
Less than 2 year1 schools

2021 Average Key Statistics for Iowa Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Iowa colleges is 72.58% and the average graduation rate is 58.16% in academic year 2020-2021. Total 241,577 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Iowa colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 12.01 to 1.
Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Iowa.
[Chart] 2021 Iowa Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Iowa colleges is 22.6 %
Average Retention Rate for Iowa colleges is 70.58904109589 %

2020-2021 Average Tuition & Fees For Iowa Colleges

For academic year 2020-2021, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Iowa colleges are $19,070 for Iowa residents and $20,377 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $10,762 for in-state students and $13,524 for out-of-state students.
Iowa 2020-2021 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Iowa State 2020-2021 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Iowa Colleges

Iowa colleges and universities are offering 3,742 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 certificate28647
One but less than two years certificate38225
Associate's Degree60379
Two but less than four years certificate220
Bachelor's Degree1,551109
Post Bachelor's Degree7016
Master's Degree486111
Post Master's Degree11232
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1989
Doctor's degree - professional practice231
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