The four-year public institution in Ames enrolled 36,158 students in fall 2017, including 30,571 in undergraduate and 5,587 in graduate programs, data shows. 5.6 percent of undergraduates transferred from another college or university.
53 percent of undergraduates are residents of Iowa, and 41 percent are residents of other states. 5 percent are citizens of foreign countries.
The undergraduate student body is comprised mostly of students who identify as white (74 percent) and Hispanic or Latino (5 percent).
The school admitted 89 percent of the 19,262 students who applied for fall 2017. Of those who were admitted, 35 percent enrolled.