Colleges in Ames, Iowa

There are 4 Colleges in Ames, Iowa, serving a population of 65,005 people in an area of 26 square miles. There is 1 College per 16,251 people, and 1 College per 6 square miles.

In Iowa, Ames is ranked 49th of 1056 cities in Colleges per capita, and 32nd of 1056 cities in Colleges per square mile.

List of Ames Colleges

Find Ames, Iowa colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools.


Des Moines Area Community College - Ames Hunziker Center 1420 South Bell Avenue Ames, IA

Iowa State University 515 Morrill Road Ames, IA

Iowa State University Morrill Road Ames, IA

Pci Academy-Ames 309 Kitty Hawk Drive Ames, IA

About Ames Colleges

Ames Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in Ames, IA. Although there are distinctions between the two, the term College in the United States is typically used to refer to both Colleges and Universities. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports that there are more than 4,700 post-secondary degree-granting institutions in the U.S.

You may contact Colleges & Universities for questions about:
  • Ames Public and Private Colleges
  • College admissions and applications
  • Tuition, financial aid, and scholarships
  • Associates degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Doctoral degrees, and certificate programs
  • ACT and SAT score requirements

Ames College Statistics

Find Ames College Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Ames College Enrollment
 AmesStory County
College/Grad School Enrollment29,388 (83.3%)30,908 (70.9%)
Ames Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 AmesStory County
Some College, No Degree4,278 (14.4%)9,072 (18.0%)
Associate's Degree2,440 (8.2%)5,029 (10.0%)
Bachelor's Degree9,381 (31.6%)14,139 (28.1%)
Graduate/Professional Degree9,093 (30.7%)11,575 (23.0%)
Ames Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 AmesStory County
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher18,47425,714
Arts, Humanities & Others3,652 (19.8%)5,272 (20.5%)
Business2,366 (12.8%)3,385 (13.2%)
Education2,285 (12.4%)3,628 (14.1%)
Science & Engineering8,861 (48.0%)11,354 (44.2%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields1,310 (7.1%)2,075 (8.1%)