Colleges Near Indianola

Colleges and universities near me in the Indianola, Iowa area

There 28 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 121,394 students.

Located in Iowa with a population of 14,782, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Indianola. Driving time to these schools from Indianola 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 Iowa State University enrolling 34,992 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 Indianola.


28 results

Simpson College
S
Indianola, IA
 
Simpson College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Value Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,444enrollment
  • $20,145net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1250SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.46*Avg GPA

0 miles from Indianola

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 348enrollment
  • $12,440net price
  • 42%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.09Avg GPA

14 miles from Indianola

Drake University
D
Des Moines, IA
Drake University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Iowa

  • 4,869enrollment
  • $30,265net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1370SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

17 miles from Indianola

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 727enrollment
  • $20,368net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.12*Avg GPA

16 miles from Indianola

Grand View University
G
Des Moines, IA
 
Grand View University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,886enrollment
  • $19,035net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 920-1120SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

18 miles from Indianola

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

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 34enrollment
  • $18,401net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

19 miles from Indianola

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

20 miles from Indianola

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 760enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

22 miles from Indianola

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 23,474enrollment
  • $9,481net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

24 miles from Indianola

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 353enrollment
  • $15,151net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA

26 miles from Indianola

Central College
C
Pella, IA
Central College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,117enrollment
  • $23,343net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 975-1235SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

34 miles from Indianola

Iowa State University
I
Ames, IA
Iowa State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Iowa

  • 34,992enrollment
  • $15,195net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1340SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

46 miles from Indianola

Southwestern Community College
S
Creston, IA
 
Southwestern Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,547enrollment
  • $8,740net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

47 miles from Indianola

William Penn University
W
Oskaloosa, IA
 
William Penn University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#20 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,279enrollment
  • $20,640net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 880-1060SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 3.02*Avg GPA

48 miles from Indianola

Grinnell College
G
Grinnell, IA
Grinnell College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Value in Iowa

  • 1,716enrollment
  • $29,404net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.89*Avg GPA

51 miles from Indianola

Graceland University Lamoni
G
Lamoni, IA
 
Graceland University Lamoni

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,993enrollment
  • $17,952net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 920-1120SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.28Avg GPA

55 miles from Indianola

Marshalltown Community College
M
Marshalltown, IA
 
Marshalltown Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,931enrollment
  • $7,834net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

56 miles from Indianola

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,918enrollment
  • $7,057net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

65 miles from Indianola

FAQ's

The closest community college is Des Moines Area Community College and is 24 miles from Indianola. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Des Moines Area Community College are $4,800 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.