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College Deliberately: Iowa State University

Iowa State University is a very large, public, four-year University that emphasizes culture, research and career located in the city of Ames, IA. It is known for Mechanical Engineering, Exercise Science and Kinesiology and Elementary Education and Teaching.

Iowa State University

place 1750 Beardshear Hall, Ames, IA 50011-2103
phone Phone: (515) 294-4111
web Web: http://www.iastate.edu/
  • Iowa State University is also known as:
    Iowa State University, ISU

Accreditation

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The following information is gathered from a variety of public sources, and is updated annually. The user is advised to visit the accreditor’s site (linked where available) to verify accreditation status before making any decisions.
Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Iowa State University of Science and Technology Higher Learning Commission Accredited 1916-01-01 2026-08-31
The complete list of accredited programs and locations for Iowa State University is available for members.
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
See About Accreditation for more information, as well as links to the US Department of Education, which should verify the same info. If the institution’s accreditation standing is in doubt, it is listed here as a ‘note’ or ‘review.’

Links

Every college reports annually to the US Department of Education, and is required by law to provide information that will enhance transparency for the prospective student or parent. These links are listed here, if they are available.

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Top and bottom 5 key words or phrases for Iowa State University. Postive values are words or phrases that appear in the web pages of Iowa State University and not in the web pages of peer institutions. Negative values appear in the web pages of peer institutions and not in the web page of Iowa State University.
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Student Centeredness

3.3 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
5% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Bachelor’s degree
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Master’s degree
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Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
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Doctor’s degree – professional practice
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Iowa State University is in NCAA Division I-Football Bowl Subdivision. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 139
Wrestling Men’s 42
Soccer Women’s 31

The complete list of sports at Iowa State University is available for members.

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Tuition for Iowa State University is in the 20.9 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as inexpensive.
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An approximation of whether tweets talking about Iowa State University are, on average, positive or negative.
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Sentiment for tweets that say ‘Iowa State University’ or an alias (see above). Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment of tweets containing Iowa State University within those restrictions.
An approximation of whether tweets from the area around Iowa State University are, on average, positive or negative.
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