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Iowa State University Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$13,647/ year
National
$15,403
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $8,620/ year
  • $30-48k
    $9,474/ year
  • $49-75k
    $12,912/ year
  • $76-110k
    $15,699/ year
  • $110k+
    $17,287/ year

Net price is the average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Sticker Price

In-State Tuition
$8,219/ year
Out-of-State Tuition
$21,583/ year
Average Housing Costs
$8,356/ year
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,335/ year
Books & Supplies
$995/ year
Tuition Guarantee Plan
No
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan
No

Loans

Students Taking Out Loans
52%
Average Loan Amount
$6,532/ year
National
$6,857

Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
87%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,381/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    23%
  • State Grant Aid
    1%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    74%
  • Pell Grant
    20%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $4,418
  • State Grant Aid
    $6,836
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $6,092
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $4,164
Poll
Which statement best describes your financial aid experience at this school?
Based on 351 responses
  • It went smoothly, and I received the financial aid I needed.
    42%
  • The process was a hassle, but I received the financial aid I needed.
    22%
  • It was an absolute headache, and it took multiple attempts to receive any aid.
    7%
  • It is an ongoing process that I am still dealing with.
    21%
  • I did not apply for financial aid.
    8%
Financial Aid Website

Overall Value

Value
A
Based on average net price, earnings potential, student and alumni reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
82%
of students feel like they are getting their money's worth out of their program.135 responses
Graduation Rate
71%
National
48%
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