Iowa State University of Science and Technology

country rank  50
world rank  73

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University Overview

Established in 1858, Iowa State University of Science and Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Ames (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Iowa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Iowa State University of Science and Technology (ISU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Iowa State University of Science and Technology (ISU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 161 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym ISU
Founded 1858
Motto Science with Practice
Colours Cardinal and gold

University Location

Address 3410 Beardshear Hall
Ames (population range: 10,000-49,999)
50011-2030 Iowa
United States
T +1 (515) 294 4111
F +1 (515) 294 2592

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 100 Enrollment Services Center
Ames 50011-2011
+1 (515) 294 5836
800 262 3810

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Iowa State University of Science and Technology's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1858


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Social Media

Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019