Colleges Near Cedar Rapids

Colleges and universities near me in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa area

There are 4 colleges in Cedar Rapids and 43 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 166,543 students.

Located in Iowa with a population of 126,326, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Cedar Rapids. Driving time to these schools from Cedar Rapids should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Grinnell College in Grinnell. The largest college in the area is University of Iowa enrolling 31,656 students.

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 Cedar Rapids.

43 results found

Coe College
C
Cedar Rapids, IA
Coe College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,422enrollment
  • $21,733net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1300SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA

2 miles from Cedar Rapids

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Purdue Global Cedar Rapids Campus
P
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Purdue Global Cedar Rapids Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 411enrollment
  • $17,081net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Cedar Rapids

Mount Mercy University
M
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Mount Mercy University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,835enrollment
  • $22,429net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

3 miles from Cedar Rapids

Kirkwood Community College
K
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Kirkwood Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 13,906enrollment
  • $9,875net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Cedar Rapids

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Cornell College
C
Mount Vernon, IA
Cornell College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,028enrollment
  • $27,009net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1320SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

13 miles from Cedar Rapids

University of Iowa
I
Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Iowa

  • 31,656enrollment
  • $14,845net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1330SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

22 miles from Cedar Rapids

Hawkeye Community College
H
Waterloo, IA
 
Hawkeye Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,263enrollment
  • $10,727net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

46 miles from Cedar Rapids

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Divine Word College
D
Epworth, IA
 
Divine Word College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 57enrollment
  • $6,451net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

50 miles from Cedar Rapids

Allen College
A
Waterloo, IA
 
Allen College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 662enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

52 miles from Cedar Rapids

Purdue Global Cedar Falls Campus
P
Cedar Falls, IA
 
Purdue Global Cedar Falls Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 149enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

53 miles from Cedar Rapids

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Grinnell College
G
Grinnell, IA
Grinnell College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,716enrollment
  • $29,492net price
  • 24%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1530SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.89*Avg GPA

56 miles from Cedar Rapids

University of Northern Iowa
N
Cedar Falls, IA
University of Northern Iowa

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Iowa

  • 11,187enrollment
  • $15,942net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 980-1240SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.21Avg GPA

55 miles from Cedar Rapids

Upper Iowa University
U
Fayette, IA
 
Upper Iowa University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 4,392enrollment
  • $23,525net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 940-1170SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.21Avg GPA

61 miles from Cedar Rapids

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Clarke University
C
Dubuque, IA
 
Clarke University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,004enrollment
  • $26,909net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 930-1100SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

63 miles from Cedar Rapids

University of Dubuque
D
Dubuque, IA
 
University of Dubuque

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#20 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 2,385enrollment
  • $22,822net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 850-1100SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

62 miles from Cedar Rapids

Emmaus Bible College
E
Dubuque, IA
 
Emmaus Bible College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 238enrollment
  • $13,021net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 950-1290SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.28Avg GPA

62 miles from Cedar Rapids

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Loras College
L
Dubuque, IA
Loras College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,489enrollment
  • $19,583net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1180SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA

63 miles from Cedar Rapids

Marshalltown Community College
M
Marshalltown, IA
 
Marshalltown Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,931enrollment
  • $8,889net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

63 miles from Cedar Rapids

FAQ's

The closest community college is Kirkwood Community College and is 4.1 miles from Cedar Rapids. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Kirkwood Community College are $4,832 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Kirkwood 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.