Iowa Colleges Ranked by Lowest Acceptance Rate

List of Colleges by Acceptance Rate

Below is a ranking of the 62 colleges in Iowa with the lowest acceptance rate for freshman undergraduate applications. Grinnell College leads the list by accepting 19% of high school students that applied.

List of Iowa Colleges Ranked by Lowest Acceptance Rate
School Acceptance Rate
G

Grinnell, IA

19%
A

Des Moines, IA

42%
W

Oskaloosa, IA

55%
B

Storm Lake, IA

56%
L

Dubuque, IA

58%
S

Sioux City, IA

59%
W

Forest City, IA

61%
C

Pella, IA

64%
L

Decorah, IA

64%
U

Fayette, IA

65%
D

Des Moines, IA

68%
F

Ankeny, IA

68%
G

Lamoni, IA

68%
M

Sioux City, IA

69%
I

Mount Pleasant, IA

71%
D

Sioux Center, IA

72%
W

Waverly, IA

72%
N

Orange City, IA

74%
S

Davenport, IA

74%
M

Cedar Rapids, IA

76%