• Address: 1750 Beardshear Hall, Ames, Iowa 50011-2103

  • Phone Number: (515) 294-4111

  • Website: https://www.iastate.edu/

Iowa State University (ISU) Tuition Fees and Cost

Online courses at the university are offered across Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate, Certificate, Undergraduate Certificate and Graduate Certificate programs. The average tuition fee for each is as listed.

Degree Type Total Average Tuition Average Tuition Per Credit
Bachelors $22,472 -
Masters $21,177 $511
Doctorate $23,790 -
Certificate $8,946 $497
Undergraduate Certificate $4,860 $405
Graduate Certificate $8,393 $503

Iowa State University Degrees and Programs

The online degrees offered by the university include the following. 

Bachelor of Science Master of Science
Master of Business Administration Master of Engineering
Doctor of Philosophy  Undergraduate Certificate

The university provides 57 online programs. This covers 13 disciplines including Education, Engineering, Business Management, Agriculture, Human Services, Computer Science, Animal Science, Health Science, Environmental Science, Design, Information Systems, Safety, and Interdisciplinary Studies. The various online programs offered by the university are given below.

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Science Undergraduate Certificate in Swine Science
Graduate Certificate in Veterinary Preventive Medicine Master of Science in Agronomy
Master of Business Administration in Business Analytics Certificate in Literacy Coaching
Master of School Mathematics Master of Education in Curriculum and Instructional Technology
Master of Engineering in Computer Science Doctor of Philosophy in Hospitality Management 

 


Iowa State University (ISU) Cost of Attendance and Net Price Calculator

Iowa State University (ISU) In State and Out of State Fee

In State / Out Of State Students
In State Students Living on campus $20,606
In State Students Living off campus, not with family $20,606
In State Students Living off campus, with family $12,060
Out Of State Students Living on campus $34,442
Out Of State Students Living off campus, not with family $34,442
Out Of State Students Living off campus, with family $25,896

Net Price Calculator: Link

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2017 - 2018.

Iowa State University (ISU) Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Undergraduate In State and Out of State Tuition Fees

In State / Out State Tuition per year Fee per year Total tuition and fee per year
In State Students $7,456 $1,180 $8,636
Out State Students $21,292 $1,180 $22,472

Undegraduate Average Tuition and Required Fees

Undergraduate In State Students Out Of State Students
Required Fee per year $1,180 $1,180
Average Tuition per year $7,456 $21,292

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2017 - 2018.

Iowa State University (ISU) Graduate Tuition and Fees

Graduate In-State and Out of State Tuition Fees

Graduate In State Students Out Of State Students
Required Fee per year $1,180 $1,180
Average Tuition per year $8,944 $22,656

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2017 - 2018.

Iowa State University (ISU) Cost per Credit

Cost per Credit for Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

Cost Per Credit In State Students Out Of State Students
Undergraduate $311 $888
Graduate $497 $1,259

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2017 - 2018.

Iowa State University (ISU) Housing and Other Expenses

Iowa State University (ISU) Housing, Books and Supplies

Housing & other expenses On Campus Off Campus (Not with family) Off Campus (with family)
Room and Board $8,546 $8,546
Other Expenses $2,430 $2,430 $2,430
Book and Supplies $994

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2017 - 2018.

Iowa State University (ISU) Online Degree Programs, Tuition and Cost Per Credit Summary

Iowa State University (ISU) offers 57 online programs across 13 Majors

Total average tuition and Cost per Credit for each online degree offered by Iowa State University (ISU)

Degree type Total Average Tuition Average Tuition Per Credit
Bachelors $22,472 NA
Masters $21,177 $511
Doctorate $23,790 NA
Certificate $8,946 $497
Undergraduate Certificate $4,860 $405
Graduate Certificate $8,393 $503

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Online Agriculture Programs

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Studies

Duration: 48 months Type: online

Total Cost : Get Fees

Total Credits: 128


Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Studies

Duration: 48 months Type: hybrid

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Total Credits: 128


Graduate Certificate in Seed Science and Technology

Type: online

Total Cost : $10,868

Cost per credit: $ 572

Total Credits: 19


Graduate Certificate in Food Safety and Defense

Type: online

Total Cost : $6,780

Cost per credit: $ 565

Total Credits: 12


Graduate Certificate in Seed Business Management

Type: online

Total Cost : $9,152

Cost per credit: $ 572

Total Credits: 16


Graduate Certificate in Agronomy

Type: online

Total Cost : $8,946

Cost per credit: $ 497

Total Credits: 18


Master of Science

Master of Science in Seed Technology and Business

Duration: 572 months Type: online

Total Cost : $20,592

Cost per credit: $ 572

Total Credits: 36


Master of Science in Agricultural Education - Non-Thesis

Type: online

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Total Credits: 30


Master of Science in Agricultural Education - Thesis

Type: online

Total Cost : $14,910

Cost per credit: $ 497

Total Credits: 30


Master of Science in Plant Breeding

Type: online

Total Cost : $14,910

Cost per credit: $ 497

Total Credits: 30


Master of Science in Agronomy

Type: online

Total Cost : $19,880

Cost per credit: $ 497

Total Credits: 40


Online Animal Science Programs

Graduate Certificate in Veterinary Preventive Medicine

Type: online

Accreditation: AVMA

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Total Credits: 15


Undergraduate Certificate in Swine Science

Type: online

Total Cost : $4,860

Cost per credit: $ 405

Total Credits: 12


Online Business Management Programs

Doctor of Philosophy

Doctor of Philosophy in Hospitality Management

Type: hybrid

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Total Credits: 72


Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

Type: online

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Graduate Certificate in Construction Management

Type: online

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Total Credits: 12


Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

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Total Credits: 12


Master of Business Administration

Master of Business Analytics

Duration: 21 months Type: hybrid

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Total Credits: 18


Master in Family Consumer Sciences - Comprehensive

Type: hybrid

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Total Credits: 33


Online Computer Science Programs

Graduate Certificate in Computer Networking

Duration: 9 months Type: online

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Total Credits: 12


Master of Science

Master of Science in Human Computer Interaction

Type: online

Total Cost : $14,910

Cost per credit: $ 497

Total Credits: 30


Online Design Programs

Doctor of Philosophy

Doctor of Philosophy in Apparel, Merchandising, and Design

Type: hybrid

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Total Credits: 72


Graduate Certificate in Human Computer Interaction

Type: online

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Total Credits: 12


Online Education Programs

Certificate in Literacy Coaching

Type: online

Total Cost : $8,946

Cost per credit: $ 497

Total Credits: 18


Master of School Mathematics

Type: online

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Master of Education

Master of Education in Community College Leadership

Type: online

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Total Credits: 30


Master of Education in Curriculum and Instructional Technology

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Total Credits: 30


Master of Education in Educational Administration

Type: online

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Total Credits: 30


Online Engineering Programs

Graduate Certificate in Nondestructive Evaluation

Type: online

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Total Credits: 14


Graduate Certificate in Embedded Systems

Type: online

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Total Credits: 12


Graduate Certificate in Energy Systems Engineering

Type: online

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Total Credits: 12


Master of Engineering

Master of Civil Engineering in Construction Engineering and Management

Type: online

Accreditation: ABET

Total Cost : Get Fees

Total Credits: 30


Master of Engineering - Computer Engineering

Type: online

Accreditation: ABET

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Total Credits: 30


Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering

Type: online

Accreditation: ABET

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Total Credits: 30


Master of Engineering in Engineering Management

Duration: 24 months Type: online

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Total Credits: 30


Master of Engineering in Engineering Management

Duration: 24 months Type: hybrid

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Total Credits: 30


Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering

Type: online

Accreditation: ABET

Total Cost : $14,910

Cost per credit: $ 497

Total Credits: 30


Master of Engineering - Aerospace Engineering

Duration: 48 months Type: online

Accreditation: ABET

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Total Credits: 30


Master of Engineering in Information Assurance

Type: online

Total Cost : $14,910

Cost per credit: $ 497

Total Credits: 30


Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering

Type: online

Accreditation: ABET

Total Cost : $14,910

Cost per credit: $ 497

Total Credits: 30


Master of Science

Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering

Duration: 24 months Type: online

Accreditation: ABET

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Total Credits: 30


Online Environmental Science Programs

Graduate Certificate in Biorenewable Resources and Technology

Type: online

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Total Credits: 12


Online Health Science Programs

Graduate Certificate in Food Safety and Defense

Type: online

Total Cost : $6,780

Cost per credit: $ 565

Total Credits: 12


Graduate Certificate in Health Science

Graduate Certificate in Gerontology

Type: online

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Online Human Services Programs

Graduate Certificate in Financial and Housing Counseling

Type: online

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Total Credits: 15


Graduate Certificate in Family Financial Planning

Type: online

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Total Credits: 12


Graduate Certificate in Youth Development Specialist

Type: online

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Total Credits: 13


Graduate Certificate in Youth Program Management and Evaluation

Type: online

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Total Credits: 13


Master of Science

Master of Science in Community Development

Type: online

Total Cost : $19,620

Cost per credit: $ 545

Total Credits: 36


Master of Family and Consumer Sciences

Type: online

Total Cost : Get Fees

Total Credits: 37


Master of Family Financial Planning

Duration: 12 months Type: online

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Total Credits: 36


Master of Family and Consumer Sciences - Youth Development

Type: online

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Total Credits: 36


Master of Family and Consumer Sciences - Dietetics

Type: hybrid

Accreditation: ACEND

Total Cost : Get Fees

Total Credits: 36


Master of Family and Consumer Sciences - Gerontology

Type: online

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Total Credits: 36


Online Information Systems Programs

Graduate Certificate in Information Assurance

Type: online

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Total Credits: 12


Online Interdisciplinary Studies Programs

Bachelor of Liberal Studies

Type: online

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Online Safety Programs

Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice

Graduate Certificate in Occupational Safety

Type: online

Accreditation: ATMAE

Total Cost : $6,220

Cost per credit: $ 311

Total Credits: 20


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