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Iowa State University Online Learning

If you are working full-time or part-time, an online degree may provide the flexibility you need to complete your program of study. Busy students may also choose to take one or two online classes as part of their degree program. Find out what online learning options are available for your major at Iowa State University.

On this page you will find:

Online Bachelor’s Degrees at Iowa State

2 Online Bachelor's Programs
106 Online Bachelor's Degrees
Iowa State offers 2 online bachelor's degrees. During the most recent year for which data is available, 106 students obtained their bachelor's degree in one of these fields:

Online Bachelor’s Degree Number of Grads
Liberal Arts General Studies 85
Teacher Education Grade Specific 21

The average full-time tuition for out-of-state undergraduates at Iowa State is $23,230. Part time students pay $968 per credit hour. For more information on costs, see our Iowa State tuition and fees page.

Online Master’s Degrees at Iowa State

14 Online Master's Programs
383 Online Master's Degrees
You can get an online master's degree in 14 different fields at Iowa State. The following table shows which subject areas are offered online and the number of recent graduates in each one.

Online Master’s Degree Number of Grads
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 14
Civil Engineering 42
Computer Engineering 53
Curriculum & Instruction 14
Educational Administration 35
Environmental Control Technology 5
General Family & Consumer Sciences 19
Human Computer Interaction 30
Industrial Engineering 21
Information Technology 61
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 24
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11
Plant Sciences 45
Systems Engineering 9

The average full-time tuition for out-of-state graduate students at Iowa State is $24,720. Part time graduate students pay $1,374 per credit hour.

How Many Students Participate in Online Learning at Iowa State?

6,159 Undergrad Degree Seekers
163 Undergrad Non-Seekers
1,267 Graduate Students
In the 2017-2018 academic year, 7,589 students took at least one online class at Iowa State University. Of these students, 6,159 were seeking an undergraduate degree, 163 were undergraduates who were not enrolled in a degree program (non-seekers), and 1,267 were graduate students.

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All Online Students at Iowa State

7,589 Took At Least One Online Class
1,374 Took All Classes Online
60.84% Out of State Students
Of the 34,992 students at Iowa State University, 21.69% (7,589) took at least one class online. About 3.93% (1,374) took all of their courses online. Those students who took classes exclusively online were from the following places:

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The table below shows the total number of online students at Iowa State University for the last five years.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 7,589 1,374
2016-2017 6,733 1,406
2015-2016 6,211 1,517
2014-2015 5,694 1,449
2013-2014 5,235 1,437

Online Undergraduate Degree Seekers at Iowa State

6,159 Took At Least One Online Class
178 Took All Classes Online
36.52% Out of State Students
In 2017-2018, 29,248 undergraduate students attended Iowa State University. Of these students 21.06% (6,159) took at least one class online. 0.61% (178) of undergraduate degree seekers took classes exclusively online. Those who took all of their classes online were from the following places:

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The table below shows the total number of online undergraduate degree students at Iowa State University for the last five years.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 6,159 178
2016-2017 5,262 165
2015-2016 4,575 158
2014-2015 4,115 144
2013-2014 3,662 128

Online Undergraduate Non-Degree Seekers at Iowa State

163 Took At Least One Online Class
145 Took All Classes Online
66.21% Out of State Students
Of the 373 undergraduate non-seekers at Iowa State University, 43.70% (163) took at least one class online. About 38.87% (145) took all of their courses online. Those non-seekers who took classes exclusively online were from the following places:

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The table below shows the total number of online students at Iowa State University for the last five years.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 163 145
2016-2017 167 151
2015-2016 167 146
2014-2015 158 138
2013-2014 158 135

Online Graduate Students at Iowa State

1,267 Took At Least One Online Class
1,051 Took All Classes Online
64.22% Out of State Students
During the 2017-2018 academic year, 5,371 graduate students attended Iowa State University, and 23.59% (1,267) were enrolled in at least one online class. 19.57% (1,051) of these students took classes exclusively online. Those graduate students who only took online courses were originally from the following places:

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The table below shows the total number of online students at Iowa State University for the last five years.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,267 1,051
2016-2017 1,304 1,090
2015-2016 1,469 1,051
2014-2015 1,421 1,167
2013-2014 1,415 1,174

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