Iowa Colleges Ranked by Highest ACT Score

List of Colleges by ACT Score

Below is a list of the 23 colleges in Iowa with the highest ACT Score for incoming freshmen. Grinnell College tops the list with an average ACT Score of 32. Alternatively, check out the SAT version of these rankings.

List of Iowa Colleges Ranked by Highest ACT Score
School Average ACT Score
Grinnell College

Grinnell, IA

32
Cornell College

Mount Vernon, IA

26
Drake University

Des Moines, IA

26
Luther College

Decorah, IA

26
Dordt College

Sioux Center, IA

25
University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

25
Iowa State University

Ames, IA

24
Emmaus Bible College

Dubuque, IA

23
Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary

Ankeny, IA

23
University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA

23
Northwestern College

Orange City, IA

23
Simpson College

Indianola, IA

23
Central College

Pella, IA

22
Clarke University

Dubuque, IA

22
Saint Ambrose University

Davenport, IA

22
Wartburg College

Waverly, IA

22
Mercy College of Health Sciences

Des Moines, IA

21
University of Dubuque

Dubuque, IA

20