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Total Enrollment 209,492
Undergraduate 181,465
Graduate 28,027
Men 94,098
Women 115,394

Student Population at Iowa Colleges

At Iowa colleges, there are 209,492 students including 181,465 undergraduate and 28,027 graduate schools students in total for academic year 2020-2021. By attending status, there are 132,924 full-time and 76,568 part-time students with gender distribution of 94,098 male and 115,394 female students.

Enrollment By Gender

Iowa colleges have a total enrollment of 209,492 with a gender distribution of 44.92% male and 55.08% female students for academic year 2020-2021.
Student Population By Gender
Iowa Colleges and Universities
TotalMaleFemale
Total209,49294,098115,394
Undergraduate181,46581,98199,484
Graduate28,02712,11715,910
Full-time132,92462,81270,112
Part-time76,56831,28645,282
[Chart] Student Population by Gender - Iowa Colleges

Enrollment by Attendance Status

Iowa colleges have a total of 132,924 full-time students and 76,568 part-time students. In undergraduate schools, 116,694 students are attending classes with full-time status and 64,771 are part-time students. In graduate school, 16,230 students are full-time and 11,797 students are attending schools with part-time status.
Student Population By Attendance Status
Iowa Colleges and Universities
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total209,492132,92476,568
Undergraduate181,465116,69464,771
Graduate28,02716,23011,797
[Chart] Student Population by Student Status - Iowa Colleges

Online Class (Distance Learning) Enrollment

For Iowa colleges, 50,386 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 80,379 students are enrolled in some online courses/degree programs out of total 209,492 students. In undergraduate schools, 115,881 students enrolled in online courses and 14,884 students took at least one online graduate course.
Distance Learning Enrollment (2020-2021)
Iowa Colleges and Universities
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total Students209,492181,46528,027
Online Exclusively50,38640,4689,918
In Some Online Classes80,37975,4134,966
Not In Online Classes78,72765,58413,143
[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 148,317 Caucasian, 11,293 Black/African American, 6,287 Asian, and 15,414 Hispanic students in Iowa colleges.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity on
Iowa Colleges
TotalMenWomen
Total209,49294,098115,394
American Indian/Native American816390426
Asian6,2872,9133,374
Black/African American11,2935,5235,770
Hispanic15,4146,5948,820
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islnader287151136
White148,31764,54683,771
Two More5,5782,4253,153
Un-Known13,0896,2986,791
[Chart] Iowa Colleges Race/Ethnicity Distribution