Iowa Colleges Ranked by Highest In State Tution

List of Colleges by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 43 colleges in Iowa with the highest in state tution. What is the most expensive college in Iowa? Grinnell College tops the list with a tuition and fee total of $58,648. Note these costs do not include room and board or living expenses.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2021/2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

List of Iowa Colleges Ranked by Highest In State Tution
School Tuition In State
Grinnell College

Grinnell, IA

$58,648
Coe College

Cedar Rapids, IA

$48,822
Cornell College

Mount Vernon, IA

$47,726
Wartburg College

Waverly, IA

$47,500
Luther College

Decorah, IA

$46,760
Drake University

Des Moines, IA

$45,912
Simpson College

Indianola, IA

$44,030
Buena Vista University

Storm Lake, IA

$37,518
Clarke University

Dubuque, IA

$36,870
Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids, IA

$36,540
University of Dubuque

Dubuque, IA

$36,010
Morningside College

Sioux City, IA

$35,270
Loras College

Dubuque, IA

$35,268
Dordt College

Sioux Center, IA

$34,170
Briar Cliff University

Sioux City, IA

$33,998
Iowa Wesleyan College

Mount Pleasant, IA

$33,650
Upper Iowa University

Fayette, IA

$33,609
Northwestern College

Orange City, IA

$33,590