Iowa Schools – 4 Year Colleges

Iowa – 30 Schools – Quick Facts 2020*:

* Iowa Schools:LocationUndergrad
In-State TuitionOut-of-State TuitionAnnual Room & Board% with FA from SchoolAverage FA from School% with FA -All SourcesAverage FA - all SourcesSAT Math 25%SAT Math 75%ACT Comp 25%ACT Comp 75%Adm RateGrad Rate
Allen CollegeWaterloo30319,05219,052
Briar Cliff UniversitySioux City73132,20232,2029,38472%20,088 72%23,868 40%
Buena Vista UniversityStorm Lake1,39435,19435,1949,872100%22,474 100%27,981 470550192557%60%
Central CollegePella1,07738,60038,60010,280100%24,275 100%28,754 490625192565%67%
Clarke UniversityDubuque71134,67034,67010,00072%10,586 72%12,165 470560182394%63%
Coe CollegeCedar Rapids1,39245,58045,5809,820100%32,297 100%35,805 63%66%
Cornell CollegeMount Vernon1,01943,97643,9769,760100%27,661 100%29,720 560670232962%69%
Dordt UniversitySioux Center1,34231,77031,77010,02098%16,107 99%18,308 520670212875%75%
Drake UniversityDes Moines2,83442,84042,84010,848100%23,903 100%25,929 540690243168%81%
Emmaus Bible CollegeDubuque21918,95018,9508,750100%9,041 100%12,624 460610182794%67%
Faith Baptist Bible College Ankeny23417,29817,2986,970100%8,365 100%12,611 63%43%
Graceland UniversityLamoni1,02330,42030,4209,100100%20,384 100%24,488 450550182458%46%
Grand View UniversityDes Moines1,58930,50830,5089,704100%15,187 100%19,702 470570172296%55%
Grinnell CollegeGrinnell1,67954,35454,35413,29287%36,905 87%38,498 700790313423%89%
Iowa State UniversityAmes27,9299,32024,5089,14979%7,041 82%8,063 560690222892%74%
Iowa Wesleyan UniversityMount Pleasant56425,42431,53010,86578%9,926 79%12,386 460520192358%31%
Loras CollegeDubuque1,34535,21835,2188,425100%20,771 100%23,569 485570202575%67%
Luther CollegeDecorah1,97744,07044,0709,760100%30,061 100%31,966 520630222862%75%
Mercy College of Health SciencesDes Moines41518,15018,15044%1,986 75%9,066 98%33%
Morningside CollegeSioux City1,21232,72032,7209,840100%18,218 100%22,327 192563%62%
Mount Mercy UniversityCedar Rapids1,07433,86233,8629,915100%19,788 100%24,695 182466%64%
Northwestern CollegeOrange City94932,30032,3009,600100%17,760 100%20,345 520625212770%68%
Saint Ambrose UniversityDavenport2,14031,81231,81211,024100%17,343 100%19,208 580680202577%64%
Simpson CollegeIndianola1,25240,66640,6668,820100%25,849 100%31,789 530610192580%72%
University of DubuqueDubuque1,67435,57035,57010,21090%15,803 92%19,390 420540172273%43%
University of IowaIowa City21,6909,60631,56911,40057%9,338 64%9,754 570680222983%72%
University of Northern IowaCedar Falls8,7458,93821,2229,16064%2,883 67%4,655 500610202679%67%
Upper Iowa UniversityFayette1,93931,68531,6858,70696%20,571 98%23,239 500580192351%48%
Wartburg CollegeWaverly1,45643,93043,9309,28096%27,835 97%31,180 520600212675%62%
William Penn UniversityOskaloosa1,03226,10026,1007,07299%12,436 99%17,017 440530162158%34%

* Public and Private not-for-profit Universities & Colleges offering 4 year (Bachelor’s) degrees and with undergraduate enrollment of 200 or more during the 2019-20 fiscal year. Listing also includes community colleges that offer Bachelor degrees in addition to Associate (2 year) degrees. For-profit Universities & Colleges and 100% online/remote only schools are not included in this listing. All information as reported is from institutional data compiled by the US Department of Education.

Explanation of Table Headings:

% with FA from School: Percentage of full-time undergraduate students who received some form of financial assistance directly from the school. Financial Assistance (FA) includes scholarships and awards based on academic, athletic, financial need and other considerations.

Average FA from School: Average annual dollar value of financial assistance to  full-time undergraduate students who received  awards directly from the school.

% with FA -All Sources: Percentage of full-time undergraduate students who received some type of school, federal or other financial assistance.

Average FA – all Sources: Average annual dollar value of financial assistance to full-time undergraduate students who received some type of school, federal or other FA. Student loans are not included in this figure.

SAT & ACT Percentiles: Our data reports the 25th & 75th percentiles for SAT Math & ACT Composite scores of incoming students. Accordingly, the scores for the middle half of incoming students were within this range.

25% SAT Math & ACT Comp: 25% of the students admitted scored at this Percentile or below;  75% scored above this level.

75% SAT Math & ACT Comp: 75% of the students admitted scored at this Percentile or below; 25% scored above this level.

Adm Rate: Admission rate for incoming class – this is the percentage of total applicants who were offered admission and enrolled in the fall.

Grad Rate: Percentage of students who graduated within  6 years  from time of first enrollment.  The 6 year national graduation average for students seeking four year degrees is 59%. The 6-year graduation rate was 58% at public institutions,  65% at private non-profit institutions, and 32% at private for-profit institutions.