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Best Values in Colleges

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Iowa State University of Science and Technology (Ames, IA)


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Iowa State University of Science and Technology is ranked 62 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 9%
Applicants who took ACT 93%

SAT Verbal Score

700+8%
600-69922%
600+30%

SAT Math Score

700+18%
600-69937%
600+55%

ACT Score

30-3614%
24-2948%
24+62%

Students applied16,539
Students admitted13,648
Admission rate83%

Students per faculty18

4-year graduation rate39%
6-year graduation rate71%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$6,648
Fees$1,078
Room and board$7,721
Estimated book expense$1,043
Total cost$16,490

Cost after need-based aid$9,888
Cost after non-need-based aid$13,826

Average debt at graduation$30,374

Out of State

Tuition$19,200
Fees$1,078
Room and board$7,721
Estimated book expense$1,043
Total cost$29,042

Cost after need-based aid$22,440
Cost after non-need-based aid$26,378

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met82%
Average need-based aid$6,602
Average non-need-based aid$2,664

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment25,555

Full-Time

Men13,612
Women10,594

Part-Time

Men813
Women536

Freshmen retained86%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2013 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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