Colleges in Story County, Iowa

There are 4 Colleges in Story County, Iowa, serving a population of 95,888 people in an area of 573 square miles. There is 1 College per 23,972 people, and 1 College per 143 square miles.

In Iowa, Story County is ranked 35th of 99 counties in Colleges per capita, and 8th of 99 counties in Colleges per square mile.

List of Story County Colleges

Find Story County, 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 Story County Colleges

Story County Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in Story County, 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:
  • Story County 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

Story County College Statistics

Find Story County 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.

Story County College Enrollment
 Story CountyIowa
College/Grad School Enrollment30,908 (70.9%)221,409 (27.6%)
Story County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Story CountyIowa
Some College, No Degree9,072 (18.0%)441,087 (21.2%)
Associate's Degree5,029 (10.0%)238,423 (11.5%)
Bachelor's Degree14,139 (28.1%)395,820 (19.0%)
Graduate/Professional Degree11,575 (23.0%)191,197 (9.2%)
Story County Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 Story CountyIowa
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher25,714587,017
Arts, Humanities & Others5,272 (20.5%)121,444 (20.7%)
Business3,385 (13.2%)122,300 (20.8%)
Education3,628 (14.1%)108,830 (18.5%)
Science & Engineering11,354 (44.2%)176,795 (30.1%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields2,075 (8.1%)57,648 (9.8%)