Colleges Near Altoona

Colleges and universities near me in the Altoona, Iowa area

There are 30 colleges within 100 miles of Altoona. Driving time to these schools from Altoona should be less than 2 hours . Located in Iowa with a population of 14,541, the closest colleges are ranked by distance from Altoona. The nearest college is Grand View University at a distance of 6.9 miles from Altoona center. This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Altoona.

30 results found

Grand View University
G
Des Moines, IA
 
Grand View University

Private 4 Year

92% acceptance rate

  • 1,886enrollment
  • $18,442net price
  • $27,608tuition
  • 920-1110SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

7 miles from Altoona

Des Moines Area Community College
D
Ankeny, IA
 
Des Moines Area Community College

Public 2 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 23,474enrollment
  • $9,995net price
  • $4,680tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Altoona

Mercy College of Health Sciences
M
Des Moines, IA
 
Mercy College of Health Sciences

Private 4 Year

95% acceptance rate

  • 727enrollment
  • $20,587net price
  • $17,952tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.12*Avg GPA

9 miles from Altoona

Vatterott College Des Moines
V
Des Moines, IA
 
Vatterott College Des Moines

Private 2 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 34enrollment
  • $18,401net price
  • $11,982tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

9 miles from Altoona

AIB College of Business
A
Des Moines, IA
 
AIB College of Business

Private 4 Year

42% acceptance rate

  • 348enrollment
  • $12,440net price
  • $15,666tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.09Avg GPA

11 miles from Altoona

Drake University
D
Des Moines, IA
Drake University

Private 4 Year

68% acceptance rate

  • 4,869enrollment
  • $28,277net price
  • $41,396tuition
  • 1140-1360SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

10 miles from Altoona

Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary
F
Ankeny, IA
 
Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary

Private 4 Year

62% acceptance rate

  • 353enrollment
  • $15,272net price
  • $16,876tuition
  • 950-1260SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA

10 miles from Altoona

Purdue Global Des Moines Campus
P
Urbandale, IA
 
Purdue Global Des Moines Campus

Private 4 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 760enrollment
  • $21,848net price
  • $14,343tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

16 miles from Altoona

University of Phoenix Des Moines Campus
P
West Des Moines, IA
 
University of Phoenix Des Moines Campus

Private 4 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 4enrollment
  • -net price
  • $9,480tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

17 miles from Altoona

Simpson College
S
Indianola, IA
 
Simpson College

Private 4 Year

84% acceptance rate

  • 1,444enrollment
  • $22,511net price
  • $39,144tuition
  • 1050-1250SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.46*Avg GPA

20 miles from Altoona

Iowa State University
I
Ames, IA
Iowa State University

Public 4 Year

91% acceptance rate

  • 34,992enrollment
  • $13,949net price
  • $8,988tuition
  • 1090-1330SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

28 miles from Altoona

Central College
C
Pella, IA
Central College

Private 4 Year

70% acceptance rate

  • 1,117enrollment
  • $22,825net price
  • $37,296tuition
  • 920-1180SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

34 miles from Altoona

Marshalltown Community College
M
Marshalltown, IA
 
Marshalltown Community College

Public 2 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 1,931enrollment
  • $8,889net price
  • $4,776tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

38 miles from Altoona

Grinnell College
G
Grinnell, IA
Grinnell College

Private 4 Year

24% acceptance rate

  • 1,716enrollment
  • $29,492net price
  • $52,392tuition
  • 1370-1530SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.89*Avg GPA

40 miles from Altoona

William Penn University
W
Oskaloosa, IA
 
William Penn University

Private 4 Year

55% acceptance rate

  • 1,279enrollment
  • $20,214net price
  • $25,600tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.02*Avg GPA

49 miles from Altoona

Ellsworth Community College
E
Iowa Falls, IA
 
Ellsworth Community College

Public 2 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 796enrollment
  • $11,966net price
  • $4,776tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

62 miles from Altoona

Southwestern Community College
S
Creston, IA
 
Southwestern Community College

Public 2 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 1,547enrollment
  • $8,284net price
  • $5,888tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

61 miles from Altoona

Indian Hills Community College
I
Ottumwa, IA
 
Indian Hills Community College

Public 2 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 3,918enrollment
  • $8,140net price
  • $4,224tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

70 miles from Altoona

FAQ's

The closest community college is Des Moines Area Community College and is 8.1 miles from Altoona. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Des Moines Area Community College are $4,680 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Des Moines Area Community College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.