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Iowa State University

1750 Beardshear Hall, Ames, IA 50011-2103
(515) 294-4111

Tuition 2018 - 2019 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2018 - 2019 2017 - 2018 2016 - 2017
In District $9,320 $8,988 $8,636
In State $9,320 $8,988 $8,636
Out of State $24,508 $23,392 $22,472
Books/Misc. $1,041 $994 $994
On Campus
Room and Board $9,149 $8,720 $8,546
Other Expenses $2,430 $2,430 $2,430
Off Campus
Room and Board $9,149 $8,720 $8,546
Other Expenses $2,430 $2,430 $2,430
Off Campus With Family
Other Expenses - $2,430 $2,430

Financial Aid 2019 - 2020

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants 20.0 % $4,614
State/Local Grant 1.0 % $4,428
Institutional Grants 79.0 % $7,041
Loans 51.0 % $7,711

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NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)

Baseball - N/A
Basketball - Big Twelve Conference
Football - Big Twelve Conference
Cross Country/Track - N/A


Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the doctorate. They award 50 or more doctoral degrees per year across at least 15 disciplines.

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
ROTC: Army
ROTC: Navy
ROTC: Air Force
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification: Students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers

Create, share, and apply knowledge to make Iowa and the world a better place.

Public, 4-year or above 

First Professional

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children

Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits

The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.


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Comments (1)

9/27/2010 11:14:55 PM

I was accepted here!! Amazing campus and amazing place. Can't wait for next year!!