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Total Enrollment 255,379
Undergraduate 219,390
Graduate 35,989
Men 112,868
Women 142,511

Student Population at Iowa Colleges

At Iowa colleges, there are 255,379 students including 219,390 undergraduate and 35,989 graduate schools students in total for academic year 2019-2020. By attending status, there are 151,772 full-time and 103,607 part-time students with gender distribution of112,868 male and 142,511 female students.

Enrollment By Gender

Iowa colleges have a total enrollment of 255,379 with a gender distribution of 44.20% male and 55.80% female students for academic year 2019-2020.
Student Population By Gender
Iowa Colleges and Universities
TotalMaleFemale
Total255,379112,868142,511
Undergraduate219,39098,551120,839
Graduate35,98914,31721,672
Full-time151,77271,99879,774
Part-time103,60740,87062,737
[Chart] Student Population by Gender - Iowa Colleges

Enrollment by Attendance Status

Iowa colleges have a total of 151,772 full-time students and 103,607 part-time students. In undergraduate schools, 130,975 students are attending classes with full-time status and 88,415 are part-time students. In graduate school, 20,797 students are full-time and 15,192 students are attending schools with part-time status.
Student Population By Attendance Status
Iowa Colleges and Universities
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total255,379151,772103,607
Undergraduate219,390130,97588,415
Graduate35,98920,79715,192
[Chart] Student Population by Student Status - Iowa Colleges

Online Class (Distance Learning) Enrollment

For Iowa colleges, 62,250 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 45,814 students are enrolled in some online courses/degree programs out of total 255,379 students. In undergraduate schools, 89,261 students enrolled in online courses and 18,803 students took at least one online graduate course.
Distance Learning Enrollment (2019-2020)
Iowa Colleges and Universities
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total Students255,379219,39035,989
Online Exclusively62,25045,92216,328
In Some Online Classes45,81443,3392,475
Not In Online Classes147,315130,12917,186
[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 174,479 Caucasian, 20,090 Black/African American, 7,058 Asian, and 18,799 Hispanic students in Iowa colleges.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity on
Iowa Colleges
TotalMenWomen
Total255,379112,868142,511
American Indian/Native American1,167512655
Asian7,0583,2973,761
Black/African American20,0907,85512,235
Hispanic18,7997,99710,802
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islnader487233254
White174,47975,83898,641
Two More6,7562,8633,893
Un-Known15,1987,1248,074
[Chart] Iowa Colleges Race/Ethnicity Distribution