Colleges Near Waukee

Colleges and universities near me in the Waukee, Iowa area

There are 24 colleges within 100 miles of Waukee enrolling a total of 107,023 students.

Located in Iowa with a population of 13,790, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Waukee. The nearest college is University of Phoenix Des Moines Campus in West Des Moines at a distance of 3.7 miles from Waukee. Driving time to these schools from Waukee 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 Waukee.

24 results found

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

4 miles from Waukee

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 760enrollment
  • $21,848net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Waukee

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

12 miles from Waukee

Drake University
D
Des Moines, IA
Drake University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Iowa

  • 4,869enrollment
  • $28,277net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1360SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

11 miles from Waukee

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 727enrollment
  • $20,587net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.12*Avg GPA

13 miles from Waukee

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

12 miles from Waukee

Grand View University
G
Des Moines, IA
 
Grand View University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#19 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,886enrollment
  • $18,442net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 920-1110SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

14 miles from Waukee

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 23,474enrollment
  • $9,995net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from Waukee

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 353enrollment
  • $15,272net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 950-1260SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA

16 miles from Waukee

Simpson College
S
Indianola, IA
 
Simpson College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,444enrollment
  • $22,511net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1250SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.46*Avg GPA

23 miles from Waukee

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Iowa State University
I
Ames, IA
Iowa State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Iowa

  • 34,992enrollment
  • $13,949net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1330SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

31 miles from Waukee

Southwestern Community College
S
Creston, IA
 
Southwestern Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,547enrollment
  • $8,284net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

45 miles from Waukee

Central College
C
Pella, IA
Central College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,117enrollment
  • $22,825net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 920-1180SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

51 miles from Waukee

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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

57 miles from Waukee

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

60 miles from Waukee

Iowa Central Community College
I
Fort Dodge, IA
 
Iowa Central Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,390enrollment
  • $9,976net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

64 miles from Waukee

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William Penn University
W
Oskaloosa, IA
 
William Penn University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,279enrollment
  • $20,214net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.02*Avg GPA

66 miles from Waukee

Graceland University Lamoni
G
Lamoni, IA
 
Graceland University Lamoni

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,993enrollment
  • $18,302net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 950-1110SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.28Avg GPA

68 miles from Waukee

FAQ's

The closest community college is Des Moines Area Community College and is 15.1 miles from Waukee. 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.