Iowa Colleges

List of Colleges and Universities in Iowa for 2020

There are 62 colleges and universities in Iowa enrolling 149,596 full time students in the state's institutions of higher education. Explore the list of top colleges in Iowa below to get your college search started. The CollegeSimply rankings and listings are objective and data focused to help you find the good colleges. Whether you're searching for a public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Iowa offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

Iowa is home to popular nationally ranked institutions like Iowa State University, University of Iowa, Drake University and Grinnell College.

The highest ranked college in Iowa is Grinnell College and the top rated public state college is University of Iowa. Local college options can be explored in and Des Moines or other cities.


62 results found

Morningside College
M
Sioux City, IA
 

Private 4 Year

58% acceptance rate

  • 2,698enrollment
  • $22,147net price
  • $31,530tuition
  • -SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.38Avg GPA
Mount Mercy University
M
Cedar Rapids, IA
 

Private 4 Year

63% acceptance rate

  • 1,835enrollment
  • $22,429net price
  • $31,998tuition
  • -SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Des Moines Area Community College
D
Ankeny, IA
 

Public 2 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 23,474enrollment
  • $9,995net price
  • $4,680tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Hawkeye Community College
H
Waterloo, IA
 

Public 2 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 5,263enrollment
  • $10,727net price
  • $5,311tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Buena Vista University
B
Storm Lake, IA
 

Private 4 Year

57% acceptance rate

  • 1,846enrollment
  • $20,016net price
  • $34,004tuition
  • 920-1140SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Clarke University
C
Dubuque, IA
 

Private 4 Year

82% acceptance rate

  • 1,004enrollment
  • $26,909net price
  • $33,350tuition
  • 930-1100SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA
Simpson College
S
Indianola, IA
 

Private 4 Year

84% acceptance rate

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

Private 4 Year

55% acceptance rate

  • 1,279enrollment
  • $20,214net price
  • $25,600tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.02*Avg GPA
Iowa Wesleyan College
I
Mount Pleasant, IA

Private 4 Year

58% acceptance rate

  • 616enrollment
  • $25,003net price
  • $24,600tuition
  • 930-1060SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 2.99Avg GPA
Dordt College
D
Sioux Center, IA

Private 4 Year

73% acceptance rate

  • 1,564enrollment
  • $25,688net price
  • $30,840tuition
  • 1060-1360SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Palmer College of Chiropractic Davenport
P
Davenport, IA
 

Private 4 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 2,179enrollment
  • $13,315net price
  • $9,225tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Ellsworth Community College
E
Iowa Falls, IA
 

Public 2 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 796enrollment
  • $11,966net price
  • $4,776tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Briar Cliff University
B
Sioux City, IA
 

Private 4 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 1,229enrollment
  • $18,409net price
  • $30,970tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.17Avg GPA
Indian Hills Community College
I
Ottumwa, IA
 

Public 2 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 3,918enrollment
  • $8,140net price
  • $4,224tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Graceland University Lamoni
G
Lamoni, IA
 

Private 4 Year

58% acceptance rate

  • 1,993enrollment
  • $18,302net price
  • $29,240tuition
  • 950-1110SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.28Avg GPA
Iowa Lakes Community College
I
Estherville, IA
 

Public 2 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 2,051enrollment
  • $10,113net price
  • $6,460tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Southeastern Community College
S
West Burlington, IA
 

Public 2 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 2,548enrollment
  • $7,966net price
  • $5,580tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Eastern Iowa Community College District
E
Davenport, IA
 

Public 2 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 7,771enrollment
  • $8,867net price
  • $5,184tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA