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Total Enrollment 219,307
Undergraduate 191,094
Graduate 28,213
Men 100,350
Women 118,957

Student Population at Iowa Colleges

At Iowa colleges, there are 219,307 students including 191,094 undergraduate and 28,213 graduate schools students in total for academic year 2020-2021. By attending status, there are 140,203 full-time and 79,104 part-time students with gender distribution of 100,350 male and 118,957 female students.

Enrollment By Gender

Iowa colleges have a total enrollment of 219,307 with a gender distribution of 45.76% male and 54.24% female students for academic year 2020-2021.
Student Population By Gender
Iowa Colleges and Universities
TotalMaleFemale
Total219,307100,350118,957
Undergraduate191,09488,039103,055
Graduate28,21312,31115,902
Full-time140,20367,45372,750
Part-time79,10432,89746,207
[Chart] Student Population by Gender - Iowa Colleges

Enrollment by Attendance Status

Iowa colleges have a total of 140,203 full-time students and 79,104 part-time students. In undergraduate schools, 122,951 students are attending classes with full-time status and 68,143 are part-time students. In graduate school, 17,252 students are full-time and 10,961 students are attending schools with part-time status.
Student Population By Attendance Status
Iowa Colleges and Universities
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total219,307140,20379,104
Undergraduate191,094122,95168,143
Graduate28,21317,25210,961
[Chart] Student Population by Student Status - Iowa Colleges

Online Class (Distance Learning) Enrollment

For Iowa colleges, 30,665 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 48,506 students are enrolled in some online courses/degree programs out of total 219,307 students. In undergraduate schools, 67,536 students enrolled in online courses and 11,635 students took at least one online graduate course.
Distance Learning Enrollment (2020-2021)
Iowa Colleges and Universities
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total Students219,307191,09428,213
Online Exclusively30,66521,6449,021
In Some Online Classes48,50645,8922,614
Not In Online Classes140,136123,55816,578
[Chart] Iowa Colleges and Universities Online Class (Distance Learning) Enrollment

Race/Ethnicity Distribution

This section analyzes the student population by race/ethnicity at Iowa colleges. There are 154,568 Caucasian, 11,635 Black/African American, 6,346 Asian, and 15,503 Hispanic students in Iowa colleges.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity on
Iowa Colleges
TotalMenWomen
Total219,307100,350118,957
American Indian/Native American828376452
Asian6,3462,9933,353
Black/African American11,6355,6395,996
Hispanic15,5036,7748,729
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islnader349183166
White154,56868,57285,996
Two More5,4752,3563,119
Un-Known14,1876,9527,235
[Chart] Iowa Colleges Race/Ethnicity Distribution