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Iowa State University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $5,860 $6,161 $6,360 $6,651 4.6%
Out-of-state $16,354 $16,919 $17,350 $17,871 3.0%
Books and supplies $892 $978 $984 $1,000 1.6%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $6,445 $6,715 $6,956 $7,277 4.6%
Other $3,269 $3,312 $3,400 $3,438 1.1%
Off Campus          
Room and board $8,143 $8,145 $8,321 $8,550 2.8%
Other $4,668 $5,321 $5,465 $5,524 1.1%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $4,668 $5,321 $5,465 $5,524 1.1%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $16,466 $17,166 $17,700 $18,366 3.8%
Off Campus $19,563 $20,605 $21,130 $21,725 2.8%
Off Campus with Family $11,420 $12,460 $12,809 $13,175 2.9%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $26,960 $27,924 $28,690 $29,586 3.1%
Off Campus $30,057 $31,363 $32,120 $32,945 2.6%
Off Campus with Family $21,914 $23,218 $23,799 $24,395 2.5%
 

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Map of Iowa State University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $30
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2008
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 12,549 6,591 5,958
Percent admitted 87% 86% 89%
Percent admitted who enrolled 42% 44% 39%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2008 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 557 12%
ACT 4,185 92%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 490 650
SAT Math 550 680
ACT Composite 22 28
ACT English 21 28
ACT Math 22 28

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1916 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master's, doctoral, and postgraduate levels 7/31/2006 -   Accredited
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship 12/1/1988 -   Accredited
Didactic Program in Dietetics 10/24/2008 -   Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 3/1/1973 -   Accredited
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs 4/1/1980 -   Accredited
American Veterinary Medical Association, Council on Education
Veterinary Medicine (VET) - Programs leading to a D.V.M. or D.M.V. degree 7/1/1974 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1970 -   Accredited