Colleges Near Iowa City

Colleges and universities near me in the Iowa City, Iowa area

There 40 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 165,786 students.

Located in Iowa with a population of 67,862, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Iowa City. Driving time to these schools from Iowa City 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 Iowa City.


40 results

University of Iowa
I
Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Iowa

  • 31,656enrollment
  • $17,008net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1340SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

0 miles from Iowa City

Cornell College
C
Mount Vernon, IA
Cornell College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,028enrollment
  • $28,566net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1345SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

19 miles from Iowa City

Kirkwood Community College
K
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Kirkwood Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 13,906enrollment
  • $9,824net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

19 miles from Iowa City

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 411enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

22 miles from Iowa City

Coe College
C
Cedar Rapids, IA
Coe College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,422enrollment
  • $21,081net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA

24 miles from Iowa City

Mount Mercy University
M
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Mount Mercy University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,835enrollment
  • $20,977net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

25 miles from Iowa City

Iowa Wesleyan College
I
Mount Pleasant, IA
Iowa Wesleyan College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 616enrollment
  • $27,540net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 920-1060SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 2.99Avg GPA

47 miles from Iowa City

Eastern Iowa Community College District
E
Davenport, IA
 
Eastern Iowa Community College District

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,771enrollment
  • $9,996net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

50 miles from Iowa City

Hamilton Technical College
H
Davenport, IA
 
Hamilton Technical College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 134enrollment
  • $20,036net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

50 miles from Iowa City

Maharishi University of Management
M
Fairfield, IA
 
Maharishi University of Management

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,589enrollment
  • $13,341net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA

50 miles from Iowa City

Palmer College of Chiropractic Davenport
P
Davenport, IA
 
Palmer College of Chiropractic Davenport

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,179enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

50 miles from Iowa City

Saint Ambrose University
S
Davenport, IA
Saint Ambrose University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 3,045enrollment
  • $26,561net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1270SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.28Avg GPA

50 miles from Iowa City

Augustana College
A
Rock Island, IL
 
Augustana College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 2,543enrollment
  • $24,706net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA

52 miles from Iowa City

Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences
T
Rock Island, IL
 
Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 217enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

51 miles from Iowa City

Purdue Global Davenport Campus
P
Davenport, IA
 
Purdue Global Davenport Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 30,512enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

51 miles from Iowa City

Brown Mackie College Quad Cities
B
Bettendorf, IA
 
Brown Mackie College Quad Cities

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 76enrollment
  • $19,330net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

53 miles from Iowa City

Black Hawk College
B
Moline, IL
 
Black Hawk College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,333enrollment
  • $6,206net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

57 miles from Iowa City

Divine Word College
D
Epworth, IA
 
Divine Word College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 57enrollment
  • $1,585net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

62 miles from Iowa City

FAQ's

The closest community college is Kirkwood Community College and is 18.7 miles from Iowa City. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Kirkwood Community College are $5,028 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.