Iowa Public Colleges

List of Public Colleges and Universities in Iowa

There are 19 public colleges and universities in Iowa enrolling 167,257 students. Explore the list below to find the public college match for you. Public college tend to be larger in size and more affordable than private schools when attended by students with Iowa state residency.  Iowa is home to popular public schools like Iowa State University, University of Iowa and University of Northern Iowa.


19 results

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
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
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
  • $15,760net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 980-1241SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.21Avg GPA
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
Iowa Western Community College
I
Council Bluffs, IA
 
Iowa Western Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 5,962enrollment
  • $10,717net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Iowa Central Community College
I
Fort Dodge, IA
 
Iowa Central Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,390enrollment
  • $10,239net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
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
Hawkeye Community College
H
Waterloo, IA
 
Hawkeye Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,263enrollment
  • $10,666net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Ellsworth Community College
E
Iowa Falls, IA
 
Ellsworth Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 796enrollment
  • $11,393net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
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
Iowa Lakes Community College
I
Estherville, IA
 
Iowa Lakes Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,051enrollment
  • $9,947net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Southeastern Community College
S
West Burlington, IA
 
Southeastern Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,548enrollment
  • $6,936net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Eastern Iowa Community College District
E
Davenport, IA
 
Eastern Iowa Community College District

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 7,771enrollment
  • $9,996net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
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
Western Iowa Tech Community College
W
Sioux City, IA
 
Western Iowa Tech Community College

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 5,674enrollment
  • $7,710net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
North Iowa Area Community College
N
Mason City, IA
 
North Iowa Area Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,995enrollment
  • $8,399net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
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
Northwest Iowa Community College
N
Sheldon, IA
 
Northwest Iowa Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,747enrollment
  • $11,288net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA