Online Program Overview

Iowa State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Ames, Iowa. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For the academic year 2020-2021, the tuition & fees are $9,316 for Iowa residents and $24,504 for other students on average.

It offers 345 degree programs. Of that, the distance learning opportunity is given to 35 programs - 2 Bachelors, 17 Masters, 16 Post-Bachelors or Post-Masters Certificate.
Online Degrees / Programs Overview
School NameIowa State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address1750 Beardshear Hall, Ames, IA
Online Students1,374 Enrolled Online Exclusively
6,215 Enrolled in Some Online Courses
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$9,316
Student to Faculty19:1 (5.26%)
Online Degree Programs
Total35 Programs
Bachelors2 Programs
Masters17 Programs
Post-Graduate16 Programs

2021 Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 tuition & fees and costs trends last 5 years at Iowa State University . Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Iowa residents, the tuition & fees are $9,316 and $24,504 for non-Iowa residents.
The costs per credit hour for part-time students or overload credits of full-time students is $336 for Iowa residents and $968 for out-of-state students for undergraduate programs. The costs per credit hour for graduate programs is $543 for Iowa residents and $1,374 for out-of-state students.
Tuition & feesCost Per Credit HourTuition Change Chart
Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
Undergraduate (In-State)$8,219$8,636$8,988$9,320$9,316
Undergraduate (Out-of-State)$21,583$22,472$23,392$24,508$24,504
Graduate (In-State)$9,549$10,078$10,504$10,990$10,986
Graduate (Out-of-State)$22,861$23,790$24,766$25,952$25,948
Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
Undergraduate (In-State)$296$311$323$336$336
Undergraduate (Out-of-State)$853$888$923$968$968
Graduate (In-State)$471$497$517$543$543
Graduate (Out-of-State)$1,211$1,259$1,310$1,374$1,374
Tuition & Fees Trends last 5 years

Online Programs By Area of Study

Iowa State University offers 345 degree programs through Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate programs. Of that, 35 programs can be conferred by distance learning - 2 Bachelors, 17 Masters, 16 Post-Bachelors or Post-Masters. The following table summarizes the number of degree programs by degree types.
Total Number of Online Degree Programs
CertificateAssociatesBachelors MastersDoctorate Post-Graduate
Overall ProgramsNOT OFFEREDNOT OFFERED104 1168045
The next tables list each online program with offered degrees. The number on each column denotes the conferred degree of the program. It includes the completers through on-campus classes and hybrid on/offline classes as well as completely online classes. Only in Classroom means that the program is offered only on-site classes and not offered denotes that the school does not offer the program.

You may want to see all online schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
Work and Family Studies
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Distance Learning Program Student Population

At Iowa State University, there are 34,992 students including in both undergraduate and graduate schools, with full-time and part-time status. Of that, 7,589 students were attending classes through distance learning (1,374 students are enrolled exclusively and 6,215 are enrolled in some online courses).
Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment34,992
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,374
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses6,215
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses27,403
By student location, out of a total of 1,374 enrolled exclusively in online courses, 538 Iowa Residents were enrolled in online classes exclusively, 672 students living in the U.S. States other than Iowa, and 28 non-U.S. students enrolled in online courses.
Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,374
Iowa Resident538
Other State In U.S.808
Outside of U.S.28
Distance Learning Enrollment By Degree
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,374
Distance Learning Enrollment Undergraduate Students
Enrolled Exclusively in Undergraduate Online Courses323
Degree/Certificate Seeking178
Non-Degree/Certificate Seeking145

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