Office of Student Financial Aid

As a first-generation college student from a low-income family, paying for college was always a stressful and uncertain topic. I’m forever grateful for the impact the Pell Grant has had on my life and the lives of many of my fellow Cyclones!

Rylie Maliszewski, senior in environmental science


  • 44%

    Iowa State University students graduated debt free

Fall 2022

  • $142,443,000

    Institutional gift aid awarded