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Colleges in Iowa

The state of Iowa is a very agricultural region, is a frequently nicknamed “the Hawkeye State.” Being the one of the safest states to live, there presents many opportunities to prosper without much distraction. Iowa is a wonderful region to begin your adulthood, and develop moments that other met not. Here are the top ten universities and colleges of Iowa:

1. University of Iowa

UI is a four year, public research university, in Iowa City, Iowa. Considered a Public Ivy university, the University of Iowa is the oldest university in the state. The urban campus spans to about 1,900 acres, and has enrolled over 31,000 students. UI offers about eleven colleges and competes in Division I athletics.

2. Cornell College

Cornell College is a private college. The rural, 129 acre campus is located in Mount Vernon, Iowa. Cornell College is classified as a liberal arts college, as well. Cornell College has 1,197 students in attendance and has a religious affiliation to the United Methodist Church.

3. Des Moines Area Community College

DMACC is Iowa’s largest two year college. It is also considered a public institution. While the professor/student ratio is 18:1, Des Moines Area Community College holds a 6,500 sq. mile area that spans in 22 counties, and six campuses. DMACC also offers 153 transfer degrees, and certifications.

4. Ashford University

Ashford University is a fairly small, for-profit university, located in Clinton, Iowa. Ashford University offers more 50 programs that lead to bachelors, associates and master’s degrees. Over 900 students are enrolled and over two thirds participate in online courses.

5. University of Northern Iowa

University of Northern Iowa is a public, four year university. It was started in 1876, and presided in the city of Cedar Falls, Iowa. Students, who frequently study abroad, are often welcome to this university because of the amount of student who regularly travel to this university. Northern Iowa currently has 90 majors that separated into five different colleges.

6. Northwestern College

Northwestern College is a liberal arts college with a Christian affiliation, Reformed Church in America, to be exact. It is considered private, and a four year institution. Northwestern College is currently located in Orange City, Iowa, with 100 acres in tow. Their colors also consist of red and white.

7. Indian Hills Community College

IHCC is another public community college. They currently have campuses in Centerville, and Ottawa, Iowa. Primarily serving commuter students, Indian Hills has made a mission of serving non-traditional students and traditional residential. Although, Indian Hills Community College is only a two year institution, IHCC does offer on campus student housing for better integration.

8. Upper Iowa University

UIU is a private institution, residing in Fayette, Iowa. The four year university is also a rural campus, and offers more the 40 majors, that include Distance Education across the U.S, and an international program. The Upper Iowa Peacocks compete in NCAA Division II athletics.

9. Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College is a liberal arts college that is considered a two year institution. They serve seven counties in Iowa, though the main campus is located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Offering GED programs, adult high school, and basic education, Kirkwood constantly delivers to serve the working adult.

10. Iowa State University

The public, land and space grant research university is formally named Iowa State University of Science and Technology. Although, the shortened name is Iowa State University. ISU is a four year university, and is coeducational. Iowa State offer 83 professional degrees, 112 master’s degrees, and over 100 bachelor’s degrees.

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Institution NameCityStateType (Years)Student Population (Under Graduate)Student To Faculty RatioWebsite
Allen College

 Allen College,Waterloo, Iowa

Waterloo

Iowa

4 or > 4

500

(348)

10:1
AIB College of Business

 AIB College of Business,Des Moines, Iowa

Des Moines

Iowa

4 or > 4

862

(All)

18:1
Briar Cliff University

 Briar Cliff University,Sioux City, Iowa

Sioux City

Iowa

4 or > 4

1,185

(1,088)

14:1
Buena Vista University

 Buena Vista University,Storm Lake, Iowa

Storm Lake

Iowa

4 or > 4

2,555

(2,465)

13:1
Capri College-Dubuque

 Capri College-Dubuque,Dubuque, Iowa

Dubuque

Iowa

2 but < 4

175

(All)

9:1
Capri College-Cedar Rapids

 Capri College-Cedar Rapids,Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cedar Rapids

Iowa

2 but < 4

233

(All)

15:1
American College of Hairstyling-Cedar Rapids

 American College of Hairstyling-Cedar Rapids,Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cedar Rapids

Iowa

2 but < 4

14

(All)

5:1
Central College

 Central College,Pella, Iowa

Pella

Iowa

4 or > 4

1,604

(All)

13:1
Clarke University

 Clarke University,Dubuque, Iowa

Dubuque

Iowa

4 or > 4

1,232

(979)

8:1
Coe College

 Coe College,Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cedar Rapids

Iowa

4 or > 4

1,378

(1,369)

11:1
Cornell College

 Cornell College,Mount Vernon, Iowa

Mount Vernon

Iowa

4 or > 4

1,197

(All)

13:1
Iowa School of Beauty-Marshalltown

 Iowa School of Beauty-Marshalltown,Marshalltown, Iowa

Marshalltown

Iowa

2 but < 4

31

(All)

9:1
Des Moines Area Community College

 Des Moines Area Community College,Ankeny, Iowa

Ankeny

Iowa

2 but < 4

25,425

(All)

43:1
Divine Word College

 Divine Word College,Epworth, Iowa

Epworth

Iowa

4 or > 4

126

(All)

3:1
Dordt College

 Dordt College,Sioux Center, Iowa

Sioux Center

Iowa

4 or > 4

1,407

(1,396)

15:1
Drake University

 Drake University,Des Moines, Iowa

Des Moines

Iowa

4 or > 4

5,384

(3,438)

12:1
University of Dubuque

 University of Dubuque,Dubuque, Iowa

Dubuque

Iowa

4 or > 4

2,003

(1,674)

15:1
Ellsworth Community College

 Ellsworth Community College,Iowa Falls, Iowa

Iowa Falls

Iowa

2 but < 4

1,044

(All)

23:1
Emmaus Bible College

 Emmaus Bible College,Dubuque, Iowa

Dubuque

Iowa

4 or > 4

249

(All)

10:1
Eastern Iowa Community College District

 Eastern Iowa Community College District,Davenport, Iowa

Davenport

Iowa

2 but < 4

9,839

(All)

17:1
Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary

 Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary,Ankeny, Iowa

Ankeny

Iowa

4 or > 4

348

(303)

13:1
Faust Institute of Cosmetology-Storm Lake

 Faust Institute of Cosmetology-Storm Lake,Storm Lake, Iowa

Storm Lake

Iowa

2 but < 4

35

(All)

10:1
Graceland University-Lamoni

 Graceland University-Lamoni,Lamoni, Iowa

Lamoni

Iowa

4 or > 4

2,320

(1,517)

15:1
Grand View University

 Grand View University,Des Moines, Iowa

Des Moines

Iowa

4 or > 4

2,229

(2,195)

14:1
Grinnell College

 Grinnell College,Grinnell, Iowa

Grinnell

Iowa

4 or > 4

1,693

(All)

9:1
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus

 Kaplan University-Mason City Campus,Mason City, Iowa

Mason City

Iowa

4 or > 4

329

(310)

30:1
Kaplan University-Cedar Rapids Campus

 Kaplan University-Cedar Rapids Campus,Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cedar Rapids

Iowa

4 or > 4

687

(659)

29:1
Hamilton Technical College

 Hamilton Technical College,Davenport, Iowa

Davenport

Iowa

4 or > 4

250

(All)

21:1
Hawkeye Community College

 Hawkeye Community College,Waterloo, Iowa

Waterloo

Iowa

2 but < 4

6,290

(All)

21:1
American Hair Academy

 American Hair Academy,Fort Madison, Iowa

Fort Madison

Iowa

2 but < 4

41

(All)

10:1
Indian Hills Community College

 Indian Hills Community College,Ottumwa, Iowa

Ottumwa

Iowa

2 but < 4

5,033

(All)

24:1
Iowa Central Community College

 Iowa Central Community College,Fort Dodge, Iowa

Fort Dodge

Iowa

2 but < 4

6,298

(All)

24:1
Iowa Lakes Community College

 Iowa Lakes Community College,Estherville, Iowa

Estherville

Iowa

2 but < 4

3,102

(All)

18:1
Iowa Health-Des Moines School of Radiologic Technology

 Iowa Health-Des Moines School of Radiologic Technology,Des Moines, Iowa

Des Moines

Iowa

2 but < 4

17

(All)

9:1
American College of Hairstyling-Des Moines

 American College of Hairstyling-Des Moines,Des Moines, Iowa

Des Moines

Iowa

2 but < 4

27

(All)

9:1
Iowa School of Beauty-Des Moines

 Iowa School of Beauty-Des Moines,Des Moines, Iowa

Des Moines

Iowa

2 but < 4

220

(All)

11:1
Iowa State University

 Iowa State University,Ames, Iowa

Ames

Iowa

4 or > 4

29,611

(24,343)

18:1
Iowa Wesleyan College

 Iowa Wesleyan College,Mount Pleasant, Iowa

Mount Pleasant

Iowa

4 or > 4

741

(All)

12:1
Iowa Western Community College

 Iowa Western Community College,Council Bluffs, Iowa

Council Bluffs

Iowa

2 but < 4

7,176

(All)

18:1
University of Iowa

 University of Iowa,Iowa City, Iowa

Iowa City

Iowa

4 or > 4

29,810

(21,564)

16:1
Kirkwood Community College

 Kirkwood Community College,Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cedar Rapids

Iowa

2 but < 4

17,625

(All)

28:1
La James International College-Cedar Falls

 La James International College-Cedar Falls,Cedar Falls, Iowa

Cedar Falls

Iowa

2 but < 4

111

(All)

30:1
La James International College-Johnston

 La James International College-Johnston,Johnston, Iowa

Johnston

Iowa

2 but < 4

169

(All)

27:1
La James College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology

 La James College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology,Mason City, Iowa

Mason City

Iowa

2 but < 4

112

(All)

10:1
La James International College-Ft Dodge

 La James International College-Ft Dodge,Fort Dodge, Iowa

Fort Dodge

Iowa

2 but < 4

125

(All)

17:1
Loras College

 Loras College,Dubuque, Iowa

Dubuque

Iowa

4 or > 4

1,555

(1,514)

12:1
Luther College

 Luther College,Decorah, Iowa

Decorah

Iowa

4 or > 4

2,471

(All)

12:1
Maharishi University of Management

 Maharishi University of Management,Fairfield, Iowa

Fairfield

Iowa

4 or > 4

1,134

(350)

12:1
Marshalltown Community College

 Marshalltown Community College,Marshalltown, Iowa

Marshalltown

Iowa

2 but < 4

2,026

(All)

33:1
Mercy College of Health Sciences

 Mercy College of Health Sciences,Des Moines, Iowa

Des Moines

Iowa

4 or > 4

833

(All)

7:1
Morningside College

 Morningside College,Sioux City, Iowa

Sioux City

Iowa

4 or > 4

2,047

(1,320)

13:1
Mount Mercy University

 Mount Mercy University,Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cedar Rapids

Iowa

4 or > 4

1,824

(1,538)

11:1
Ashford University

 Ashford University,Clinton, Iowa

Clinton

Iowa

4 or > 4

74,596

(67,141)

22:1
North Iowa Area Community College

 North Iowa Area Community College,Mason City, Iowa

Mason City

Iowa

2 but < 4

3,557

(All)

22:1
University of Northern Iowa

 University of Northern Iowa,Cedar Falls, Iowa

Cedar Falls

Iowa

4 or > 4

13,168

(11,408)

16:1
Northwestern College

 Northwestern College,Orange City, Iowa

Orange City

Iowa

4 or > 4

1,211

(All)

13:1
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar

 Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar,Calmar, Iowa

Calmar

Iowa

2 but < 4

5,051

(All)

16:1
Northwest Iowa Community College

 Northwest Iowa Community College,Sheldon, Iowa

Sheldon

Iowa

2 but < 4

1,544

(All)

14:1
Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center

 Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center,Des Moines, Iowa

Des Moines

Iowa

4 or > 4

1,815

()

:1
Iowa School of Beauty-Ottumwa

 Iowa School of Beauty-Ottumwa,Ottumwa, Iowa

Ottumwa

Iowa

2 but < 4

66

(All)

13:1
Palmer College of Chiropractic-Davenport

 Palmer College of Chiropractic-Davenport,Davenport, Iowa

Davenport

Iowa

4 or > 4

2,198

(59)

3:1
PCI Academy

 PCI Academy,Ames, Iowa

Ames

Iowa

2 but < 4

128

(All)

14:1
Saint Ambrose University

 Saint Ambrose University,Davenport, Iowa

Davenport

Iowa

4 or > 4

3,567

(2,752)

11:1
St Luke's College

 St Luke's College,Sioux City, Iowa

Sioux City

Iowa

2 but < 4

193

(All)

7:1
La James International College-Davenport

 La James International College-Davenport,Davenport, Iowa

Davenport

Iowa

2 but < 4

51

(All)

14:1
La James International College-Iowa City

 La James International College-Iowa City,Iowa City, Iowa

Iowa City

Iowa

2 but < 4

99

(All)

20:1
Simpson College

 Simpson College,Indianola, Iowa

Indianola

Iowa

4 or > 4

1,866

(1,817)

12:1
Southeastern Community College

 Southeastern Community College,West Burlington, Iowa

West Burlington

Iowa

2 but < 4

3,341

(All)

15:1
Southwestern Community College

 Southwestern Community College,Creston, Iowa

Creston

Iowa

2 but < 4

1,762

(All)

16:1
Capri College-Davenport

 Capri College-Davenport,Davenport, Iowa

Davenport

Iowa

2 but < 4

180

(All)

13:1
Iowa School of Beauty-Sioux City

 Iowa School of Beauty-Sioux City,Sioux City, Iowa

Sioux City

Iowa

2 but < 4

65

(All)

13:1
E Q School of Hair Design

 E Q School of Hair Design,Council Bluffs, Iowa

Council Bluffs

Iowa

2 but < 4

56

(All)

11:1
Upper Iowa University

 Upper Iowa University,Fayette, Iowa

Fayette

Iowa

4 or > 4

5,713

(5,179)

21:1
Waldorf College

 Waldorf College,Forest City, Iowa

Forest City

Iowa

4 or > 4

817

(All)

15:1
Wartburg College

 Wartburg College,Waverly, Iowa

Waverly

Iowa

4 or > 4

1,805

(All)

12:1
Wartburg Theological Seminary

 Wartburg Theological Seminary,Dubuque, Iowa

Dubuque

Iowa

4 or > 4

137

()

:1
College of Hair Design

 College of Hair Design,Waterloo, Iowa

Waterloo

Iowa

2 but < 4

56

(All)

14:1
Western Iowa Tech Community College

 Western Iowa Tech Community College,Sioux City, Iowa

Sioux City

Iowa

2 but < 4

6,789

(All)

25:1
William Penn University

 William Penn University,Oskaloosa, Iowa

Oskaloosa

Iowa

4 or > 4

2,104

(1,877)

21:1
Kaplan University-Davenport Campus

 Kaplan University-Davenport Campus,Davenport, Iowa

Davenport

Iowa

4 or > 4

56,606

(46,892)

16:1
Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus

 Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus,Cedar Falls, Iowa

Cedar Falls

Iowa

4 or > 4

520

(491)

16:1
Mercy/St Luke's School of Radiologic Technology

 Mercy/St Luke's School of Radiologic Technology,Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cedar Rapids

Iowa

2 but < 4

18

(All)

6:1
Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus

 Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus,Urbandale, Iowa

Urbandale

Iowa

4 or > 4

905

(854)

24:1
Vatterott College-Des Moines

 Vatterott College-Des Moines,Des Moines, Iowa

Des Moines

Iowa

2 but < 4

391

(All)

32:1
Brown Mackie College-Quad Cities

 Brown Mackie College-Quad Cities,Bettendorf, Iowa

Bettendorf

Iowa

2 but < 4

372

(All)

10:1
Faust Institute of Cosmetology-Spirit Lake

 Faust Institute of Cosmetology-Spirit Lake,Spirit Lake, Iowa

Spirit Lake

Iowa

2 but < 4

12

(All)

4:1
Total Look School of Cosmetology & Massage Therapy

 Total Look School of Cosmetology & Massage Therapy,Cresco, Iowa

Cresco

Iowa

2 but < 4

18

(All)

4:1
Kaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus

 Kaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus,Council Bluffs, Iowa

Council Bluffs

Iowa

4 or > 4

281

(270)

25:1
University of Phoenix-Des Moines Campus

 University of Phoenix-Des Moines Campus,West Des Moines, Iowa

West Des Moines

Iowa

4 or > 4

33

(All)

11:1
Carlson College of Massage Therapy

 Carlson College of Massage Therapy,Anamosa, Iowa

Anamosa

Iowa

< 2

42

(All)

5:1
Bio-Chi Institute of Massage Therapy

 Bio-Chi Institute of Massage Therapy,Sioux City, Iowa

Sioux City

Iowa

< 2

19

(All)

3:1
ITT Technical Institute–Clive

 ITT Technical Institute–Clive,Clive, Iowa

Clive

Iowa

4 or > 4

257

(All)

15:1
ITT Technical Institute–Cedar Rapids

 ITT Technical Institute–Cedar Rapids,Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cedar Rapids

Iowa

4 or > 4

125

(All)

13:1
Salon Professional Academy (The)

 Salon Professional Academy (The),Iowa City, Iowa

Iowa City

Iowa

2 but < 4

89

(All)

14:1
Aveda Institute Des Moines

 Aveda Institute Des Moines,West Des Moines, Iowa

West Des Moines

Iowa

2 but < 4

187

(All)

13:1