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Iowa State University

Iowa State University

3410 Beardshear Hall
Ames, IA 50011-2030
(515) 294-5836

Founded in 1858, Iowa State University is a public, 4-year, research institution. ISU, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Ames, IA. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Iowa. Iowa State offers students 93 degrees at the bachelors level, 90 degrees at the masters level, and 75 degrees at the doctoral level. In 2010, 28,682 students pursued degrees from the 147 programs at Iowa State. This big university offers subjects such as creative writing, healthcare, and software engineering. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. ISU is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Iowa.

Admission

12,536 students applied to this university for admission in 2010. Iowa State admitted about 85% of applicants or 10,656 students. Approximately 49% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

12,536 students applied to this university for admission in 2010. Iowa State admitted about 85% of applicants or 10,656 students. Approximately 49% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 85%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 87%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 83%

Student Demographics

Iowa State enrolled 28,682 students in 2010.

Student Demographics

Iowa State enrolled 28,682 students in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 16062
  • Total Enrolled Female: 12620
  • Undergraduate Male: 12938
  • Undergraduate Female: 10166
  • Graduate Male: 3124
  • Graduate Female: 2454

Faculty Demographics

2,431 faculty work for this university. Approximately 85% of teachers are full-time and close to 14% of teachers are part-time. Almost two-thirds of the faculty are male.

Faculty Demographics

2,431 faculty work for this university. Approximately 85% of teachers are full-time and close to 14% of teachers are part-time. Almost two-thirds of the faculty are male.

  • Male: 1509
  • Female: 922
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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