2021 Best Value Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in Iowa
Finding the Best Value Mathematics & Statistics School for You
Mathematics & Statistics is the #16 most popular major in Iowa with 466 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 1.5% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.
This year's Best Value Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in Iowa ranking looked at 4 colleges that offer a bachelor's in mathematics and statistics. Note that the phrase 'best value' does not mean the absolute lowest-priced. For this ranking, we are identifying those mathematics and statistics schools that provide their students with a hiqh quality education at a price that is lower than other colleges and universities of the same caliber.
Average cost figures start with estimating tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses. We then subtract the average amount of financial aid that a student receives. You can use this as a gauge to estimate how much you may need to pay out of pocket to cover costs when financial aid isn't enough. Keep in mind that the net cost for you may be higher or lower, depending on your income and other factors.
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2021 Best Value Mathematics & Statistics Schools in Iowa
Best Value Mathematics & Statistics Schools in Iowa
Iowa State University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Iowa State is a very large public school located in the small city of Ames. In addition to being on our best value list, Iowa State has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in Iowa ranking.
The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Iowa State is 4.4 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $26,749. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Iowa State is $118,231. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.Request Information
University of Iowa comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of Iowa City, Iowa is a public school with a very large student population. Iowa did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in Iowa list.
The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Iowa is 4.3 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $34,062. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Iowa be around $146,807. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.Request Information
The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Luther College. Luther is a small private not-for-profit school located in the remote town of Decorah. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Luther, the school also landed the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in Iowa ranking.
It takes about 4.1 years for the average student at Luther to complete their degree, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $29,834. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Luther is about $122,319. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.Request Information
University of Northern Iowa landed the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value mathematics and statistics schools. UNI is a fairly large public school located in the city of Cedar Falls. UNI also took the #4 spot in our Best Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in Iowa rankings.
At UNI, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.4 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $24,198. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from UNI is $107,439. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.Request Information
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Notes and References
*These averages are for the top 4 schools only.
- The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
- Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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