College Portrait of Undergraduate Education

College Portrait of Undergraduate Education

College Portrait Comparison Results

Cost Comparison for Two Universities
Costs Iowa State University
Total Estimated Costs In state Out of state
Tuition $7,098 $20,462
Required fees $1,121 $1,121
Room & board (on campus) $8,356 $8,356
Other expenses (books, transportation, etc.) $3,425 $3,425
Total $20,000 $33,364
Financial Aid
Average annual award of full-time beginning undergrads receiving grants and scholarships $7,381 (76% of undergrads)
Average annual loan of full-time beginning undergrads receiving loans $6,532 (52% of undergrads)
Percent of students that borrow 64%
Average indebtedness at graduation $27,571
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Student Success Comparison for Two Universities
Student Success & Progress Iowa State University
Percent of students that returned after 1 year 87%
Percent of students graduated or were still enrolled in a college after 4 years 91%

Student Comparison for Two Universities
Students At: Iowa State University
Total students 35,714
Total undergraduates 30,034
Average age of undergraduates 21
Women 12,963 (43%)
Men 17,071 (57%)
Student Residency

Campus Life Comparison for Two Universities
Campus Life Iowa State University
Students per faculty 19 to 1
Women faculty 37%
Faculty of color 22%
Undergraduate classes with fewer than 50 students 76%
Percent of new freshmen who live on campus 94%

Applicant Information Comparison for Two Universities
Applicant Information Iowa State University
Term Fall 2015
New Student Applications
Iowa State University

Comparison Overview

Please note that not all data lends itself well to the simple side-by-side comparison offered on this page. We encourage you to visit the full College Portrait sites for the institutions you are interested in to view all of their information, including student experiences and student learning outcomes.