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    THE Iowa State University

    The Des Moines Register survey showed Iowa's top high school students are choosing to go to college in-state. Here are the top 10 college choices, by number of top graduates:

    1. Iowa State University, Ames, 145
    2. University of Iowa, Iowa City, 108
    3. University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, 48
    4. Drake University, Des Moines, 27
    5. Luther College, Decorah, 22
    6. Simpson College, Indianola, 17
    7. Central College, Pella, 16
    8. Wartburg College, Waverly, 16
    9. Coe College, Cedar Rapids, 12
    10. University of Nebraska, Lincoln or Omaha, 12

    Top scholars stay in Iowa | DesMoinesRegister.com | The Des Moines Register



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    Re: THE Iowa State University

    Nice.



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    Re: THE Iowa State University

    Suck it, Hawks.



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    Re: THE Iowa State University

    How does Nebraska make our "in state" list?



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    Re: THE Iowa State University

    Do a survey of the same students after 1 year of college and see if they are still going to the same school for their 2nd year.



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    Re: THE Iowa State University

    Quote Originally Posted by vanillathrilla View Post
    Do a survey of the same students after 1 year of college and see if they are still going to the same school for their 2nd year.
    Not sure what you mean by this... if these are the top graduates in the state, they're most likely going to be staying in school.


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    Re: THE Iowa State University

    Quote Originally Posted by clone2011 View Post
    How does Nebraska make our "in state" list?
    It doesn't, it just happens to be the top-ranked out-of-state destination, so it's the only non-Iowa school in the top 10.


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    Re: THE Iowa State University

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone9 View Post
    Suck it, Hawks.


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    Re: THE Iowa State University

    Quote Originally Posted by AirWalke View Post
    Not sure what you mean by this... if these are the top graduates in the state, they're most likely going to be staying in school.
    Never said they wouldn't stay in school...purpose would be to see if they switched schools...



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    Re: THE Iowa State University

    It normally seems like the better students are more committed to the school that they chose. I think that part of the reason is because they do a better job at researching before plunging in.



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    woot 16 to central haha


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    Re: THE Iowa State University

    Quote Originally Posted by Ciclone View Post
    The Des Moines Register survey showed Iowa's top high school students are choosing to go to college in-state. Here are the top 10 college choices, by number of top graduates:

    1. Iowa State University, Ames, 145
    2. University of Iowa, Iowa City, 108
    3. University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, 48
    4. Drake University, Des Moines, 27
    5. Luther College, Decorah, 22
    6. Simpson College, Indianola, 17
    7. Central College, Pella, 16
    8. Wartburg College, Waverly, 16
    9. Coe College, Cedar Rapids, 12
    10. University of Nebraska, Lincoln or Omaha, 12

    Top scholars stay in Iowa | DesMoinesRegister.com | The Des Moines Register

    I find it interesting that more top scholars are going to UNL/UNO than are going to Minnesota, KU, Wisconsin, or Illinois. Besides pharmacy I wasn't aware that Neb. had any strong programs. Someone care to enlighten me?


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    Re: THE Iowa State University

    Quote Originally Posted by weR138 View Post
    I find it interesting that more top scholars are going to UNL/UNO than are going to Minnesota, KU, Wisconsin, or Illinois. Besides pharmacy I wasn't aware that Neb. had any strong programs. Someone care to enlighten me?
    My guess is that would again be due largely to proximity. With Omaha right over the border and Lincoln not that much further, I'd imagine they get a good chunk of students out of western Iowa.


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