Higher Education Data Center

Established in 1963 by the Iowa General Assembly, the Iowa College Student Aid Commission serves as Iowa's higher education student financial aid agency, assisting Iowa students and families as they plan, prepare and pay for education.  Through its efforts, the Commission seeks to realize its vision that all Iowans can achieve education beyond high school.

The Higher Education Data Center provides further details concerning the work of the Commission, key aspects of higher education in Iowa, and indicators of the need for continued commitment to the future of higher education in our state.  Additionally, each year the Iowa College Student Aid Commission prepares an Annual Report for the Iowa General Assembly, and provides agency performance, strategy and goal information to the public through Results Iowa.

Strategic Initiatives

Iowa College Aid's focus is to put students first. This reflects our long-standing commitment to helping all Iowans achieve an education beyond high school. "Putting Students First" is the agency's primary guiding principle. Read More 

 

 

College Costs and Household Income in Iowa

This report provides the unweighted average of published college prices by institution type for Iowa postsecondary institutions for each year since 1987. It also provides U.S. Census information related to Iowa household income for corresponding years. View report

Data Dashboard: Tuition, Fees and Other Costs at Iowa Colleges and Universities

Tuition and fees are set by the governing board of the individual institution, and are reported to the Iowa College Student Aid Commission and the U.S. Department of Education for publication. View report

 

Condition of Higher Education Report

The Iowa College Student Aid Commission has a long-standing commitment to helping Iowans achieve education beyond high school. There are many initiatives underway to help Iowans achieve their goals, but more needs to be done. This report demonstrates that it will take additional programming and education to better improve college preparedness and access and increase funding to make higher education affordable for Iowa families.
2016 Report | 2014 | 2012 | 2010

     
 

Historical Appropriations Summary

The Iowa General Assembly provides annual appropriations for state-administered scholarship and grant programs. This report provides appropriation information from Fiscal Year 1989 to the present. View report

Historical Information by Program

State scholarship and grant programs provide funding to assist Iowa students in paying for postsecondary education in Iowa. Programmatic reports provide information about annual appropriations, the number of applications received, the expected family contribution levels for eligible recipients, maximum and average awards, and the number of recipients. View report

Historical Information Map by Program

Programs administered by the Commission assist students across the state. The Commission provides information about the number of recipients and the dollar amount those recipients received on a county-by-county basis for each program it administers. The information can be viewed by program and by academic year. View report

State-Administered College Financial Aid Programs

Each year the Commission provides information about the total number of applicants, recipients, and the total dollars they received under each program administered by the Commission.

FY 2016 | FY 2015 | FY 2014 FY 2013 FY 2012 FY 2011 

State of Iowa Scholarship and Grant Programs End-of-Year Reports

Each year the Commission provides information for each participating college or university about the number of recipients and the total dollars they received under each program administered by the Commission.

FY 2016 | FY 2015 | FY 2014 | FY 2013 | FY 2012 | FY 2011FY 2010 | FY 2009

Staff Reports

Reports developed by Commission staff to evaluate policies or programs administered by the agency.

Kibbie Grant Report FY 2015 | Kibbie Grant Report FY 2014 | Kibbie Grant Report FY 2013

Iowa Grant Program Evaluation - Fall 2012

Program Analysis - Forgivable Loan Programs vs Loan Repayment Programs

Receipt of Multiple State Awards
2015-16 | 2014-15 |2013-14

 

Free Applications for Federal Student Aid (FAFSAs) Filed by Iowa Residents

2015 Report | 2014 | 2013 | 2012

Student Financial Aid Awards and Dollar Amounts

Employment-Based Aid-Totals
Number of awards to students and dollar amounts by program (includes awards to undergraduate and graduate students). 
2015 Report | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010

Employment-Based Aid-Undergraduate Students
Number of awards to students and dollar amounts by program (includes loans to undergraduate and graduate students). 
2015 Report | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010

Loans to Students and Dollar Amounts by Program
Number of loans to students and dollar amounts by program (includes loans to undergraduate and graduate students). 
2015 Report | 2014 | 2013 |2012 | 2011 | 2010

Loans to Undergraduate Students and Dollar Amounts by Program
Number of loans to Undergraduate students and dollar amounts by program. 
2015 Report | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 |2011 | 2010

Non-Repayable Aid
Number of scholarships and grants to students and dollar amounts by program (includes loans to undergraduate and graduate students). 
2015 Report | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 |2010

Non-Repayable Aid - Undergraduate Students
Number of scholarships and grants to students and dollar amounts by program (includes loans to undergraduate and graduate students). 
2015 Report | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010

Financial Aid - All Types-Totals
Total number of awards and dollar mounts by funding source and type of aid. 
2015 Report | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010

Financial Aid - All Types-Undergraduate Students
Number of awards to undergraduate students and dollar amounts by funding source and type of aid (includes non-repayable aid, loans, and employment-based programs). 
2015 Report | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010

Financial Aid - All Programs-Totals
Total number of awards and dollar amounts by aid program for each institutional sector (includes non-repayable aid, loans, and employment-based programs). 
2015 Report | 20142013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010

 

   
   

Average Student Loan Amounts of First-Time, Full-Time Undergraduates by State and Institution Type

This report provides a set of charts comparing the weighted average amount of first-time, full-time undergraduate student loans for each of 50 states. View report

Average Student Loan Debt upon Graduation

The following reports provide the average student loan debt for bachelor's and associate's degree recipients at postsecondary institutions in Iowa.  Institutions report debt for student loans from all sources either certified by the institution or reported to the institution by the student or lending organization.

Student Loan Debt by Institution
This report provides average student loan debt at each institution in Iowa. 
2014 Report | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010

Student Loan Debt by Sector (2005 through 2014)
This report provides average student loan debt by institutional types or sectors.  

Default Rates

The cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans and default prior to the end of the subsequent fiscal year. These reports provide US Department of Education official cohort default rates for schools in Iowa participating in the Title IV student financial assistance programs.
Default Rates by Institution | Default Rates by Institutional Sector

Percentage of College Students with Student Loans by State and Institutional Type

This report provides a set of charts comparing the percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students with student loans through the 2012-13 academic year. View report

Relevant Factors of Student Loan Default

This report provides a brief summary of factors related to student loan default. View report

 

Iowa Department of Education – Condition of Education Report

A report by the Iowa Department of Education provides a wide range of state-level data, including shifts in student populations and demographics, teacher salaries and characteristics, student achievement results and school financial information. View report

ACT - Iowa, The Condition of College & Career Readiness

A report by ACT on participation rates and scores on ACT assessment instruments focusing on Iowa and the high school graduating class of 2015. 
View Report | View Iowa Report

Project on Student Debt – Student Debt and the Class of 2014

A report from the Project on Student Debt at The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS) focuses on the student loan debt for the graduating class of 2014 at public and private nonprofit four-year colleges.
Full Report | Iowa Data Chart | About the Data

College Completion Report from the Chronicle of Higher Education

A report on who graduates from college, who doesn't and why it matters from The Chronicle of Higher Education. Includes information specific to Iowa. View report 

National Center for Education Statistics - Digest of Enrollment Statistics

The Digest's purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of education from prekindergarten through graduate school. View Report

Enrollment Report

The Iowa Coordinating Council for Post High School Education (ICCPHSE) Enrollment Reports are hosted on the Iowa Board of Regents web page, which provides links of current and past year's enrollment reports. View report

The Effectiveness and Efficiency of Postsecondary Institutions in Iowa

Institutional effectiveness is estimated as the difference between an institution’s actual graduation rate and the rate that would be expected given the institution’s structural attributes, the types of students served, and the geographical context. Institutional efficiency is then estimated as the ratio of effectiveness to educational expenditures per full-time equivalent student. View report

National Governors Association - Complete to Compete

This document summarizes information in three key areas on a state-by-state basis: an educated workforce, college access and success, and higher education finance. View report

Pell Grants By Congressional District

This report provides the number of recipients and estimated amount of Federal Pell Grants by Iowa Congressional District.
2013-14

State-Sponsored Student Financial Aid

Each year the National Association of State Student Grant and Aid Programs (NASSGAP) completes a survey regarding state-funded expenditures for postsecondary student financial aid. View report

     

Regent Universities
Independent Colleges and Universities
Proprietary Colleges and Universities
Community Colleges
Nursing & Healthcare Profession Colleges
Out-of-State Colleges & Universities Registered in Iowa

Printed from the Iowa College Student Aid Commission website on December 05, 2016 at 2:07pm.