What to Know About Tuition & Fees
Find out how tuition and fees at Iowa State University compare to the average and discover what you can do to effectively plan for possible tuition increases.
How Does Iowa State University Contrast With Other Schools?
The next table outlines how Iowa State measures up to other schools nationally, regionally and by state.
|Nationwide||The Plains States||Iowa|
|Tuition and Fees||Average||Above Average||Average|
|In-State Tuition and Fees||Below Average||Below Average||Inexpensive|
Discounted Tuition Available for Students Living in Iowa
Iowa State fees and tuition is dramatically lowered for students from Iowa. For in-state students, tuition and fees is set at $8,636 for the 2017 - 2018 year, 61.6% off the price charged to out-of-state students. Tuition is $7,456 and fees $1,180.
Iowa State out-of-state students paid $22,472 in tuition and fees in 2017 - 2018. $1,180 was charged for fees, and $21,292 was for tuition.
The next table outlines the costs described above for the 2017 - 2018 academic year.
Check out the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.
Are Tuition & Fees Increasing or Decreasing?
Iowa State University tuition and fees for out-of-state students grew at a standard annual rate of 2.2% over the past 5 years. In the same time period, tuition grew by 2.4% and fees grew by 0.5%. Based on this, we estimate the cost of tuition and fees for this year will total $22,971.
For a two-year degree, we estimate tuition and fees will be $46,452 and $94,989 for a four-year degree. This does not include additional costs such as room and board, books, and transportation.
View the following chart to find out how Iowa State tuition and fees might increase including residency based discounts in the future.
Pay attention to how much college fees and tuition is rising every year. At many schools students will end up spending more money on their final year of college compared to what they did for their first.
Learn answers to your finance questions in the tuition & fees FAQ.