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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
88% of 20,233 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.71
SAT Math
616 average
530-680 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
595 average
480-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
21-28 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $21,980
Out-of-state: $37,168
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,316
Out-of-state: $24,504
Room and Board
$9,193
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Freshman Award
$13,956
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,289
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Not required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,581
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
8%
10-19
21%
20-29
27%
30-39
11%
40-49
9%
50-99
15%
Over 100
9%
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Ames Population
67,033
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Des Moines
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
27% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Cy
Sororities
18% of women participate
Fraternities
13% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2%
Asian
4.1%
Black/African-American
2.8%
Hispanic/Latino
6.8%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
79.8%
Unknown
3.4%
International Students
3.9% from 77 countries
First-Year Students Returning
89.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
49.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
79%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
13.5%
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