Iowa State University

3410 Beardshear Hall, Ames, IA 50011-2030

About Iowa State University

Graceland University – Lamoni is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within the education field. According to data for fall enrollment, 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate22,521
Student Age% Under 2581%
 % 25 and Over18%
 % Age Unknown1%
Attendance Type% Full-time89%
 % Part-time11%
Race/Ethnicity% White76.3%
 % Black2.6%
 % Asian2.9%
 % Latino2.8%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Race Unknown3.9%
 % International student11%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
 Doctoral Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted85%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled41%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT10%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT93%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800640 / 800
 SAT Math540 / 800690 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite22 / 3628 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$40
 Graduate Application Fee$40
 In-State Tuition & Fees$6,997
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$18,563
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid88%
 % Undergraduates with Loans56%
 % Undergraduates with Grants72%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,014
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,472
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,550
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,438
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$5,524
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$5,524

Neighborhood Data for the Ames Area

Median Age23.7
Median Household Income$42,062
Total Population58,158
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total52.5% 47.5%
 Age 0-947.4%52.6%
 Age 10-1750.6%49.4%
 Age 18-2455.3%44.7%
 Age 25-2958.3%41.7%
 Age 30-3953.4%46.6%
Race/Ethnicity% White85.4%
 % Black3.6%
 % Asian8.9%
 % Latino3.6%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.8%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,472
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,550
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$643
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50046.2%14.6%4.8%
 $500 to $74953.8%69.1%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%12.7%40.2%
 Over $10000.0%3.6%7.8%
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