100 Enrollment Services Center,Ames, IA 50011-2011 515-294-5836
http://www.iastate.edu admissions@iastate.edu
About Iowa State University
  • Year of Foundation 1858
  • Size of Campus 1794 acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 20,732
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 43%, 57%, 24%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $6,102 in-state, $17,668 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $7,277
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee 30
  • Enrollment No. 21,959
Iowa State is an international, prestigious university with a friendly welcoming personality. More than 28,000 students choose from 100 majors, study with world-class scholars and hone their leadership skills in more than 800 student organizations. Iowa State offers a great environment where students can enjoy reaching their potential and discovering their passions.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 25
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus VISHEA, the largest student-run annual celebration of entertainment and education in the nation held in the spring (Resumes this year, 2006, following a one-year suspension); Iowa Writers Celebration (annual); Martin L. King Birthday Celebration; Lectures
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Epsilon (Ag. Engineering), Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Lambda Delta/Phi eta Sig, Alpha Pi Mu (Industrial Engineering), Alpha Upsilon Alpha, Alpha Zeta, Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society, Beta Gamma Sigma, Cardinal Key Honor Society, Chi Epsilon, C
  • Number of frats 30
  • Number of sororities 16
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Student Association, American Indian Rights Organization, Amnesty International, ANATOLIA, Arab Student Association, Asian Pacific American Awareness coalition (APAAC), Bangladesh Student Association, Black Graduate
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Omega (Campus Advance), Association of Christian Engineers, Atheist and Agnostic Society (ISU), Athletes in Action/Campus Crusade for Christ, Building Relationships In Christ Soteria (B. R. I. C. S. ), Bahai Student A
  • Number of students in fraternities 30
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Percent students who are frat members 12%
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 14%
  • Distance to nearest airport Des Moines (40), Cedar Rapids (90)
  • Distance to nearest train Osceola (85)
  • Distance to nearest bus Ames (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 34%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students, special housing for international students, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 40%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 3,500
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 12,000
  • Library Facilities Veterinary Medical Library
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 3,473,037
  • Computer Courses No
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 1,023,644
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help study skills
  • Number Of Books in Library 2,444,263
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other
  • Number Of Subscriptions 33,914
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 5,655
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 149
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Museums Art and Farm House Museum, Design Gallery, Reiman Gardens, Observatory, numerous institutes and research centers.
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Accenture, Archer Daniels Midland, American Cyanamid, Aramark, Black & Veatch, Boeing, Cargill, Caterpillar, Cenex/Land O'Lakes, Cerner, Earnest & Young, Engineering Animation, Farmland Industries, John Deere.
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 31%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 75%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,060
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Town