Iowa State University

Men's MCLA Contact: Matt Leonard
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30,571 Undergrads / 36,158 Students
3 / 10
$13,949 Net Price
1 / 10
89% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 1

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Small

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
19 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
45% / 73%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The Cyclones travel all around the Midwest region to nearby states like Kansas, Minnesota, and Nebraska to take on big teams like University of Minnesota, University of Nebraska, Kansas State, and University of Missouri. This past year they traveled down to Fort Worth, TX for a match against Texas Christian University.

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1750 Beardshear Hall, Ames, IA, 50011, Ames, IA, 50011 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Des Moines Iowa Area
  • Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Cedar Rapids Iowa Area
  • Greater Omaha Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Kansas City Missouri Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Waterloo Iowa Area
  • Davenport Iowa Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Iowa City Iowa Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
Where Grads Work
  • John Deere
  • Rockwell Collins
  • Wells Fargo
  • DuPont Pioneer
  • Principal Financial Group
  • IBM
  • Target
  • Boeing
  • Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
  • ThreeM
  • Cargill
  • Microsoft
  • Nationwide Insurance
  • Monsanto Company
  • Caterpillar Inc.
What Grads Do
  • Engineering
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Research
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Information Technology
  • Program and Project Management
  • Arts and Design
  • Consulting
  • Finance
  • Media and Communication
  • Marketing
  • Support
  • Healthcare Services
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
460 - 610
560 - 710
1060 - 1330
22 - 28
21 - 28
22 - 28

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 19,262 10,384 8,878
% Admitted 89% 89% 90%
% Admits That Enroll 35% 36% 33%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.6
  • Accepted
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  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
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    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
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    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Engineering (21%)
    Business (18%)
    Agriculture (11%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (5%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (5%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (4%)
    Communication & Journalism (4%)
    Education (4%)
    Psychology (4%)
    Family, Consumer & Human Sciences (4%)
    Architecture (2%)
    Social Sciences (2%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (2%)
    Health Professions (1%)
    History (1%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (1%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Foreign Languages (1%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (1%)
    English Language & Literature (1%)
    Physical Sciences (1%)
    Engineering Technology (1%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (1%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Public Admin. & Social Services
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$8,636 $21,583
    Books & Supplies$994 $994
    Cost of Living$8,546 $8,546
    Personal Expenses$2,430 $2,430
    Sticker Price$20,606 $33,364

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    88% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship78%$7,882
    Federal Grants20%$4,489
    Pell Grants20%$4,341
    Other Federal5%$748
    State & Local Grants2%$5,074
    Institutional Grants76%$6,723
    Student Loans50%$7,208
    Federal Loans50%$5,405
    Other Loans9%$10,414

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $910 Million $25,177

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $23,256.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $18,749 $247

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 3.3%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 11,577 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $50,700

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.48 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 45% of students graduate on time.

    Team Social
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 16 14
    Fondling 4 3
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 1 -
    Aggravated Assault 6 4
    Burglary 8 4
    Motor Vehicle Theft 4 -
    Arson 2 1

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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