Iowa State University

1750 Beardshear Hall, Ames, IA

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Questions and Answers about Iowa State University

Camryn M.
6 months ago
Are there a lot of ways to get around campus besides walking?
Iowa State University
Cy Ride is a popular way to commute around campus! You are welcome to bring a bike, skateboard, etc too.
Gabriel O.
7 months ago
Are there a lot of research opportunities for a student in aerospace engineering?
Iowa State University
There are! If you are interested and meet the requirements I would encourage you to join the Honors Program. They have a guaranteed research program.
Madilyn V.
7 months ago
What is the average freshman class size?
Iowa State University
Around 40
Madilyn V.
7 months ago
What are the qualifications to receive a fee waiver?
Iowa State University
Free and reduced lunch, act/sat waivers, etc. I would encourage you to reach out to your admissions counselor with your specific need!
Olivia J.
7 months ago
Are student applicants automatically considered for Iowa State University scholarships?
Iowa State University
They are for our admission scholarships! For all other scholarships students must fill out the One App.
alea p.
7 months ago
Does Iowa State University allow freshman to have cars on campus?
Iowa State University
We do but it is not needed!
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Majors offered at Iowa State University

Biggest majors
Mechanical Engineering
Finance and Financial Management Services

Academics at Iowa State University

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
19 to 1
Least Selective (91% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Demographics for Iowa State University Students

Ethnicity BreakdownAsianBlackCaucasianHispanicMiddle EasternNative AmericanPacific Islander
Iowa State University Students7%11%73%13%2%2%1%
All College Students11%21%39%25%2%2%1%
Gender breakdown
Iowa State University Students
< 3% Gender nonconforming