Cyclone enrollment tops Hawkeye’s

The University of Iowa may have won the Cy-Hawk trophy this year, but Iowa State University topped the Hawks by another measure - total enrollment. It’s the first time in 34 years that ISU’s enrollment topped that at Iowa. Iowa attracted more out-of-state students, though.

Total enrollment

ISU - 33,241
IOWA - 31,065


Percentage of out-of-state students among first-year students

ISU - 41.9% 
IOWA - 52.2%


Sources: University of Iowa and Iowa State University