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Iowa State Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
What does the Iowa State student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the truth so we ran the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the country. See how Iowa State University fared in our <nil> diversity report.

Iowa State Student Population

31,822 Total Students
25,271 Undergraduates
3,031 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Iowa State University?

Iowa State total enrollment is approximately 31,822 students. 25,271 are undergraduates and 3,031 are graduate students.

Iowa State Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Iowa State undergraduate population is made up of 44% women, and 56% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Iowa State Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 19,454
Hispanic 1,631
Asian 981
International 952
Unknown 825
Multi-Ethnic 732
Black or African American 640
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 16

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Iowa State Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 52% of full-time grad students are women, and 48% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Iowa State Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,529
International 1,036
Unknown 148
Hispanic 110
Asian 78
Black or African American 77
Multi-Ethnic 42
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Medium Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Iowa State Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 23,124
International 2,592
Hispanic 1,951
Asian 1,189
Unknown 1,182
Black or African American 867
Multi-Ethnic 837
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 24

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Iowa State University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 5,477
Asian 471
Black or African American 144
Multi-Ethnic 44
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Iowa State.

Iowa State Male/Female Diversity

More Male Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with men than with women.


There are approximately 14,153 female students and 17,669 male students at Iowa State.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Iowa State is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  98.73 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about Iowa State faculty.

There are approximately 3,389 female teachers and 3,304 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

43.1% Out of State
5.12% Out of the Country

Iowa State ranks 363 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

43.1% of Iowa State students come from out of state, and 5.12% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  83 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 41 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Iowa 3,380
Illinois 1,017
Wisconsin 200
Nebraska 83
Texas 61

International Students at Iowa State

Students from 120 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and Malaysia.

Learn more about international students at Iowa State.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
66.17% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  67.58 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Iowa State, 66.17% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 12,607
18-19 11,320
22-24 6,519
25-29 3,021
30-34 1,156
35 and over 1,065
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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