Iowa Public Colleges Ranked by Highest Acceptance Rate

List of Public Colleges by Acceptance Rate

List of Public Colleges by Acceptance Rate

Below is a ranking of the 19 public colleges in Iowa with the highest acceptance rate for freshman undergraduate applications. Des Moines Area Community College leads the list by accepting 100% of high school students that applied.

Data is reported for the 2017/18 academic year by the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics.

List of Iowa Public Colleges Ranked by Highest Acceptance Rate
College Acceptance Rate
D

Ankeny, IA

100%
E

Iowa Falls, IA

100%
E

Davenport, IA

100%
H

Waterloo, IA

100%
I

Ottumwa, IA

100%
I

Fort Dodge, IA

100%
I

Estherville, IA

100%
I

Council Bluffs, IA

100%
K

Cedar Rapids, IA

100%
M

Marshalltown, IA

100%
N

Mason City, IA

100%
N

Calmar, IA

100%
N

Sheldon, IA

100%
S

West Burlington, IA

100%
S

Creston, IA

100%
W

Sioux City, IA

100%
I

Ames, IA

91%
I

Iowa City, IA

83%
N

Cedar Falls, IA

81%