2018-2019 Iowa State University Fact Book

Picture of Beardshear in the FallThe Iowa State University Fact Book is a compilation of basic information about the university, including its history, students, staff, departments, programs, and facilities. Pages and associated links will be added to the 2018-2019 Fact Book as data are available.

The 2017-2018 Fact Book is available from the Fact Book menu at the top of this page. If you are looking for information from previous years, please visit the Fact Book Archive.

In addition to the Fact Book, the Office of the Registrar provides an annual summary of enrollment statistics. Data and reports focused on students, employees, and courses are now available in e-Data. Iowa State University employees can request access to e-data.

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General Information

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Ames Laboratory, U.S. DOE    
Board of Regents, State of Iowa    
Campus Points of Interest    
Extension & Outreach    
Governance Organizations  
History of Iowa State University    
Information Technology    
Intercollegiate Athletics    
Peer Land-Grant Universities    
Presidents of Iowa State University    
Strategic Plan (FY2017-FY2022)    
University Achievements & Recognitions    
Organizational Charts    
   President's Office  
   Senior Vice President & Provost  
   Division of Finance  
   Senior Vice President for University Services  
   Division of Student Affairs  
   Vice President for Research  
   Extension & Outreach Leadership  
   Extension & Outreach Overview  

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   Undergraduate Admission Requirements    
   New Student Admissions
   Academic Preparation of New Freshmen
   Transfer Admissions
   Enrollment: 1868-2018 (graph)
   Enrollment: 1868-2018 (table)
   Enrollment: Age
   Enrollment: By College, Term, and Level
   Enrollment: FTE by Level
   Enrollment: Full-Time and Part-Time
   Enrollment by Gender
   Enrollment: Gender by College and Level
   Enrollment: Graduate by Iowa County (map)  
   Enrollment: Graduate by State (map)  
   Enrollment: Headcount by Level and Classification
   Enrollment: Housing Type
   Enrollment: International by Country  
   Enrollment: Race/Ethnicity
   Enrollment: Residence
   Enrollment: Undergraduate by College & Classification
   Enrollment: Undergraduate by Iowa County (map)  
   Enrollment: Undergraduate by State (map)  
   Enrollment: Vet Med by Iowa County (map)  
   Enrollment: Vet Med by State (map)  
Student Success    
   Retention & Graduation Rates, Full-Time Freshmen and Transfers
   Retention & Graduation Rates by ACT Score, High School Rank, Residence, Race/Ethnicity, and Gender
   Undergraduate Grade Point Average by Level
   Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average by College, Gender, and Level
Learning Communities & Study Abroad    
   Learning Communities Enrollment
   Learning Communities Retention & Graduation Rates
   Study Abroad
   Degrees Awarded by Level
   Degrees Awarded by Gender
   Degrees Awarded by Race/Ethnicity
Tuition & Mandatory Fees    
   Tuition & Mandatory Fees
   Estimated Cost of Attendance for Undergraduate Residents
   Tuition & Required Fees: Resident Undergraduate Peer Comparison
   Student Financial Aid Programs

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Alumni by College
Alumni by State (map)  
Alumni Outside the United States
Post-Graduation Status of 2016-2017 Bachelor's Degree Recipients

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Faculty & Staff

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Employee Headcount and FTE by Classification
Employee Headcount & FTE by College
Employee Age by Classification
Employees: Full-Time & Part-Time
Employees by Gender & Race/Ethnicity
Employees by Gender
Employees by Race/Ethnicity
Employee FTE by Classification and Fund Source
Faculty by Highest Degree ;
Faculty by Rank
Professional & Scientific Employees by Grade, Contract Employees, & Merit Employees by Category (table)
Professional & Scientific Employees by Grade, Contract Employees, & Merit Employees by Category (graphs)
Faculty Salaries: Average by Rank
Faculty Salaries: Peer Comparisons (graph)
Average Percent Increase in Salaries for Continuing Employees

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Average Section Size by College & Course Level
Student Credit Hours (SCH) by College & Course Level
Student Credit Hours (SCH) per Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Instructors by College
SCH Taught by Faculty & Teaching Assistants (graph)
Undergraduate Section Size Frequency Distribution
Distance Education Course Registrations
Extension Continuing Education & Professional Development Course Registrations

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Academic Departments & Programs

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Degree Programs by College  
Departmental Data within College, Degrees Awarded
Departmental Data within College, Instruction
Departmental Data within College, Majors & Assigned Space

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Finances & Facilities

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Revenue by Source (in thousands)
Expenditures & Transfers by Object (in thousands)
Expenditures & Transfers by Function (in thousands)
Endowment Funds (in thousands)
Gift Activity (in thousands)
Sponsored Funding Awarded (in thousands)
Patents & Licenses
Building Facilities by Function & Inventory of Land

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