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Ames, IA
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91%Acceptance rate
3.64Avg GPA
$36KCost
26KUndergrads
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Iowa State University

Ames, Iowa4-yearPublic

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Acceptance rate

91%

Public school in Iowa with 25,800 total undergraduate students
Urban
Plains
Medical school
On campus housing
D1 Football, D1 Basketball
Big Twelve Conference
1750 Beardshear Hall, Ames, IA 50011
(515) 294-4111
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Admissions

Overall acceptance rate
91%
Yield rate - overall
29%

Acceptance rate breakdown

Women
91%

Men
90%

Applicant breakdown

Total number of applicants
20,357

Women: 48%
Men: 52%

Cost & scholarships

Your estimated net cost
$ ? / year
In-state
$19,491
Out-of-state
$35,975

Average net cost after aid

Income
Average net cost

$0–30,000
$10,313

$30,001–48,000
$359

$48,001–75,000
$346

$75,001–110,000
$2,548,479

Over $110,000
$7,099

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Applications

How to apply

Accepts Common App
Test optional
Rec letters optional
Doesn’t consider class rank
TOEFL required (international applicants)

Tests typically submitted

SAT: 13%

ACT: 63%
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Students

First-year enrolled students (full-time)
5,387
Student diversity
Low diversity
4-year graduation rate
50%

6-year graduation rate
74%

Retention rate
87%

Admission policy
Co-ed

International students
7%

Enrolled breakdown by gender

Women: 46%
Men: 54%

Race & ethnicity diversity

Among domestic students
Asian and Pacific Islander
4%

Black
3%

Hispanic
6%

Native American
< 1%

Other
8%

White
79%

Academics

Student faculty ratio
19:1
Calendar system
Semester

Special academic offering

Study abroad

Offers graduate degree

Academic and career counseling

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