Iowa Private Colleges Ranked by Lowest Acceptance Rate

List of Private Colleges by Acceptance Rate

Below is a ranking of the 32 private colleges in Iowa with the lowest acceptance rate for freshman undergraduate applications. Grinnell College leads the list by accepting 24% of high school students that applied.

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

Grinnell, IA

24%
A

Des Moines, IA

42%
U

Fayette, IA

50%
W

Oskaloosa, IA

55%
B

Storm Lake, IA

57%
G

Lamoni, IA

58%
I

Mount Pleasant, IA

58%
M

Sioux City, IA

58%
C

Mount Vernon, IA

61%
F

Ankeny, IA

62%
L

Decorah, IA

63%
M

Cedar Rapids, IA

63%
S

Davenport, IA

63%
C

Cedar Rapids, IA

67%
D

Des Moines, IA

68%
C

Pella, IA

70%
N

Orange City, IA

71%
D

Sioux Center, IA

73%
D

Dubuque, IA

73%
W

Waverly, IA

76%