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Grinnell College

#54 IOWA

Grinnell College is a small private liberal arts college located in Grinnell, IA ranked 54thin the nation. It has a total of 1,770 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, accepting a shade above two ninths of applicants. Grinnell College offers 27 different majors and is best known for its russian language and literature, slavic baltic and albanian languages literatures and linguistics, and french language and literature programs (nationally ranked 1st, 3rd, and 11th respectively). With a tuition cost of $53,872 per year, Grinnell College is very costly. 86.21% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $49,100 per year, which is 18% greater than the national median.

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Grinnell, IA

www.grinnell.edu

A+

Rating

23%

Acceptance

1,770

Students

# 50

Ranking

$53,872

Tuition

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Drake University

#213 IOWA

Drake University is a small private institution located in Des Moines, IA ranked 213thin the United States. It has a total of 3,193 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 67.64% acceptance rate. Drake University offers 83 different majors and is best known for its business statistics, actuarial science, and accounting and finance programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 7th respectively). With a tuition cost of $42,694 per year, Drake University is rather costly. 71.04% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $58,300 per year, which is 40% over the national median.

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Des Moines, IA

www.drake.edu

A

Rating

68%

Acceptance

5,626

Students

# 156

Ranking

$42,694

Tuition

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Luther College

#264 IOWA

Luther College is a small private liberal arts college located in Decorah, IA ranked 264thin America. It has a total of 2,108 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 62.27% acceptance rate. Luther College offers 39 different majors and is best known for its health and wellness, health and fitness, and information science programs (nationally ranked 15th, 39th, and 44th respectively). With a tuition cost of $43,500 per year, Luther College is rather pricey. 72.84% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $47,400 per year, which is 14% greater than the national median.

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Decorah, IA

www.luther.edu

A-

Rating

62%

Acceptance

2,108

Students

# 191

Ranking

$43,500

Tuition

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University of Iowa

#302 IOWA

University of Iowa is a very large public university located in Iowa City, IA ranked 4thin Iowa. It has a total of 26,596 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting a shade shy of five in six applicants. University of Iowa offers 430 different majors and is best known for its kinesiology and exercise science, organizational leadership, and informatics programs (nationally ranked 1st, 4th, and 7th respectively). With a tuition cost of $8,073 for students from Iowa and $30,036 for those from out-of-state, University of Iowa is somewhat moderately high-priced. 65.58% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $51,900 per year, which is 25% over the national median.

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Iowa City, IA

www.uiowa.edu

A-

Rating

83%

Acceptance

35,339

Students

# 83

Ranking

$30,036

Tuition

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Iowa State University

#376 IOWA

Iowa State University is a very large public university located in Ames, IA ranked 5thin Iowa. It has a total of 31,555 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 92.05% of applicants. Iowa State University offers 345 different majors and is best known for its plant sciences, agronomy and crop science, and agricultural mechanization programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With a tuition cost of $8,042 for in-state students and $23,230 for those from out-of-state, Iowa State University is somewhat moderately costly. 68.35% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $50,700 per year, which is 22% greater than the national median.

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Ames, IA

www.iastate.edu

B+

Rating

92%

Acceptance

37,944

Students

# 111

Ranking

$23,230

Tuition

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Cornell College

#379 IOWA

Cornell College is a small private liberal arts college located in Mount Vernon, IA ranked 6thin Iowa. It has a total of 1,143 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting a shade under five eighths of applicants. Cornell College offers 54 different majors and is best known for its secondary education and teachingand creative writing programs, which are respectively ranked 6th and 36th in America. With a tuition cost of $43,550 per year, Cornell College is quite high-priced. 65.14% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, entering the workforce. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $43,000 per year, which is 4% above the national median.

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Mount Vernon, IA

www.cornellcollege.edu

B+

Rating

62%

Acceptance

1,143

Students

# 262

Ranking

$43,550

Tuition

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Coe College

#386 IOWA

Coe College is a small private liberal arts college located in Cedar Rapids, IA ranked 7thin Iowa. It has a total of 1,477 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 63.33% of applicants. Coe College offers 57 different majors and is best known for its neuroscience, physics, and creative writing programs (respectively ranked 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in Iowa). With a tuition cost of $45,230 per year, Coe College is very costly. 64.02% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $46,200 per year, which is 11% greater than the national median.

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Cedar Rapids, IA

www.coe.edu

B+

Rating

63%

Acceptance

1,477

Students

# 269

Ranking

$45,230

Tuition

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Allen College

#500 IOWA

Allen College is a very small private college located in Waterloo, IA ranked 8thin Iowa. It has a total of 463 full-time undergraduate students. Allen College offers 26 different majors and is best known for its diagnostic medical sonography and ultrasound technologyand registered nursing programs, which are respectively ranked 12th and 43rd in America. With a tuition cost of $17,612 per year, Allen College is reasonably priced. 80.6% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $50,800 per year, which is 22% above the national median.

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Waterloo, IA

www.allencollege.edu

B

Rating

100%

Acceptance

844

Students

# 344

Ranking

$17,612

Tuition

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Saint Ambrose University

#509 IOWA

Saint Ambrose University is a small private institution located in Davenport, IA ranked 9thin Iowa. It has a total of 2,492 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 76.79% of applicants. Saint Ambrose University offers 123 different majors and is best known for its forensic psychology, computer systems analysis, and sales distribution and marketing operations programs (nationally ranked 4th, 9th, and 11th respectively). With a tuition cost of $31,532 per year, Saint Ambrose University is reasonably costly. 60.71% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $47,300 per year, which is 14% greater than the national median.

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Davenport, IA

www.sau.edu

B

Rating

77%

Acceptance

3,352

Students

# 352

Ranking

$31,532

Tuition

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Central College

#559 IOWA

Central College is a small private college located in Pella, IA ranked 10thin Iowa. It has a total of 1,323 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 65.07% of applicants. Central College offers 35 different majors and is best known for its exercise physiologyand actuarial science programs, which are respectively ranked 18th and 34th in the United States. With a tuition cost of $38,600 per year, Central College is rather pricey. 59.48% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, entering the workforce. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $44,700 per year, which is 8% greater than the national median.

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Pella, IA

www.central.edu

B-

Rating

65%

Acceptance

1,323

Students

# 384

Ranking

$38,600

Tuition

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Loras College

#567 IOWA

Loras College is a small private institution located in Dubuque, IA ranked 11thin Iowa. It has a total of 1,494 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 75.32% acceptance rate. Loras College offers 49 different majors and is best known for its applied physics, secondary education and teaching, and management science programs (nationally ranked 21st, 27th, and 45th respectively). With a tuition cost of $33,500 per year, Loras College is somewhat moderately costly. 63.76% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $44,600 per year, which is 7% over the national median.

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Dubuque, IA

www.loras.edu

B-

Rating

75%

Acceptance

1,594

Students

# 389

Ranking

$33,500

Tuition

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Mount Mercy University

#574 IOWA

Mount Mercy University is a small private college located in Cedar Rapids, IA ranked 12thin Iowa. It has a total of 1,753 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting around two thirds of applicants. Mount Mercy University offers 79 different majors and is best known for its human resourcesand actuarial science programs, which are respectively ranked 13th and 35th in the nation. With a tuition cost of $32,862 per year, Mount Mercy University is reasonably costly. 64.23% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $45,300 per year, which is 9% above the national median.

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Cedar Rapids, IA

www.mtmercy.edu

B-

Rating

66%

Acceptance

2,218

Students

# 394

Ranking

$32,862

Tuition

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Wartburg College

#582 IOWA

Wartburg College is a small private institution located in Waverly, IA ranked 13thin Iowa. It has a total of 1,569 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 75.14% of applicants. Wartburg College offers 47 different majors and is best known for its music teacher education, engineering science, and music therapy programs (nationally ranked 11th, 13th, and 15th respectively). With a tuition cost of $41,830 per year, Wartburg College is rather high-priced. 60.86% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $45,400 per year, which is 9% over the national median.

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Waverly, IA

www.wartburg.edu

B-

Rating

75%

Acceptance

1,569

Students

# 397

Ranking

$41,830

Tuition

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Morningside College

#620 IOWA

Morningside College is a small private institution located in Sioux City, IA ranked 14thin Iowa. It has a total of 1,345 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting narrowly greater than five eighths of applicants. Morningside College offers 66 different majors and is best known for its history teacher education, non profit management, and organizational leadership programs (nationally ranked 5th, 8th, and 28th respectively). With a tuition cost of $31,220 per year, Morningside College is somewhat moderately pricey. 54.68% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $43,700 per year, which is 5% above the national median.

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Sioux City, IA

https://www.morningside.edu

B-

Rating

63%

Acceptance

3,615

Students

# 417

Ranking

$31,220

Tuition

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Northwestern College

#650 IOWA

Northwestern College is a small private institution located in Orange City, IA ranked 15thin Iowa. It has a total of 1,099 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 69.52% acceptance rate. Northwestern College offers 55 different majors and is best known for its teacher education and professional development, education, and fitness administration programs (respectively ranked 3rd, 4th, and 4th in Iowa). With a tuition cost of $32,100 per year, Northwestern College is reasonably high-priced. 56.86% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $38,400 per year, which is 8% below the national median.

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Orange City, IA

https://www.nwciowa.edu/

C+

Rating

70%

Acceptance

1,585

Students

# 435

Ranking

$32,100

Tuition

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Dordt University

#691 IOWA

Dordt University is a small private college located in Sioux Center, IA ranked 16thin Iowa. It has a total of 1,609 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 75.46% of applicants. Dordt University offers 118 different majors and is best known for its agricultural business and management program, which is ranked 41st in America. With a tuition cost of $31,210 per year, Dordt University is somewhat moderately pricey. 53.25% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $41,700 per year, which is 0% greater than the national median.

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Sioux Center, IA

www.dordt.edu

C+

Rating

75%

Acceptance

1,802

Students

# 458

Ranking

$31,210

Tuition

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University of Northern Iowa

#703 IOWA

University of Northern Iowa is a large public college located in Cedar Falls, IA ranked 17thin Iowa. It has a total of 10,467 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 79.05% acceptance rate. University of Northern Iowa offers 165 different majors and is best known for its social science teacher education, teaching english as a second language, and applied economics programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 3rd, and 6th respectively). With a tuition cost of $7,665 for students from Iowa and $19,949 for those from out-of-state, University of Northern Iowa is moderately priced. 61.09% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $44,600 per year, which is 7% over the national median.

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Cedar Falls, IA

www.uni.edu

C+

Rating

79%

Acceptance

13,040

Students

# 213

Ranking

$19,949

Tuition

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Simpson College

#764 IOWA

Simpson College is a small private institution located in Indianola, IA ranked 18thin Iowa. It has a total of 1,559 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 80.46% acceptance rate. Simpson College offers 56 different majors and is best known for its physical education program, which is ranked 48th in the US. With a tuition cost of $39,910 per year, Simpson College is quite costly. 65.01% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $47,500 per year, which is 14% over the national median.

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Indianola, IA

simpson.edu

C+

Rating

80%

Acceptance

1,668

Students

# 499

Ranking

$39,910

Tuition

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Upper Iowa University

#806 IOWA

Upper Iowa University is a small private institution located in Fayette, IA ranked 19thin Iowa. It has a total of 6,654 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 51.28% of applicants. Upper Iowa University offers 89 different majors and is best known for its social science teacher education, commercial and advertising art, and human services programs (nationally ranked 15th, 28th, and 37th respectively). With a tuition cost of $30,810 per year, Upper Iowa University is reasonably costly. 39.09% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, joining the labor force. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $42,900 per year, which is 3% greater than the national median.

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Fayette, IA

https://www.uiu.edu

C+

Rating

51%

Acceptance

8,043

Students

# 525

Ranking

$30,810

Tuition

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Buena Vista University

#880 IOWA

Buena Vista University is a small private college located in Storm Lake, IA ranked 20thin Iowa. It has a total of 2,097 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 57.35% acceptance rate. Buena Vista University offers 91 different majors and is best known for its history teacher education program, which is ranked 25th in the US. With a tuition cost of $35,194 per year, Buena Vista University is somewhat moderately expensive. 50.16% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor force. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $40,000 per year, which is 4% under the national median.

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Storm Lake, IA

https://www.bvu.edu

C+

Rating

57%

Acceptance

2,538

Students

# 552

Ranking

$35,194

Tuition

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Graceland University-Lamoni

#957 IOWA

Graceland University-Lamoni is a small private institution located in Lamoni, IA ranked 21stin Iowa. It has a total of 1,259 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 58.11% of applicants. Graceland University-Lamoni offers 52 different majors and is best known for its agricultural business and management, health and fitness, and computer and information sciences programs (respectively ranked 3rd, 3rd, and 6th in Iowa). With a tuition cost of $29,750 per year, Graceland University-Lamoni is somewhat moderately pricey. 55.18% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, entering the labor force. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $36,200 per year, which is 13% less than the national median.

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Lamoni, IA

www.graceland.edu

C+

Rating

58%

Acceptance

2,221

Students

# 591

Ranking

$29,750

Tuition

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Clarke University

#1096 IOWA

Clarke University is a very small private college located in Dubuque, IA ranked 22ndin Iowa. It has a total of 817 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 93.85% of applicants. Clarke University offers 45 different majors and is best known for its fine art, fitness administration, and philosophy programs (respectively ranked 3rd, 6th, and 6th in Iowa). With a tuition cost of $33,600 per year, Clarke University is reasonably high-priced. 64.25% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $41,300 per year, which is 1% below the national median.

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Dubuque, IA

www.clarke.edu

C+

Rating

94%

Acceptance

1,106

Students

# 658

Ranking

$33,600

Tuition

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Iowa Wesleyan University

#1140 IOWA

Iowa Wesleyan University is a very small private institution located in Mount Pleasant, IA ranked 23rdin Iowa. It has a total of 744 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 58.31% of applicants. Iowa Wesleyan University offers 20 different majors and is best known for its criminal justice, kinesiology and exercise science, and business administration and management programs (respectively ranked 8th, 12th, and 15th in Iowa). With a tuition cost of $24,424 for in-state students and $30,530 for those from out-of-state, Iowa Wesleyan University is reasonably pricey. 40.5% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, entering the labor force. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $39,500 per year, which is 5% below the national median.

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Mount Pleasant, IA

https://www.iw.edu

C+

Rating

58%

Acceptance

766

Students

# 676

Ranking

$30,530

Tuition

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Briar Cliff University

#1141 IOWA

Briar Cliff University is a small private college located in Sioux City, IA ranked 24thin Iowa. It has a total of 1,066 full-time undergraduate students. Briar Cliff University offers 62 different majors and is best known for its criminology, environmental science, and social work programs (respectively ranked 4th, 5th, and 9th in Iowa). With a tuition cost of $30,988 per year, Briar Cliff University is somewhat moderately high-priced. 34.04% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $41,900 per year, which is 1% greater than the national median.

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Sioux City, IA

www.briarcliff.edu

C+

Rating

100%

Acceptance

1,379

Students

# 677

Ranking

$30,988

Tuition

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Northwest Iowa Community College

#1157 IOWA

Northwest Iowa Community College is a small public associates college located in Sheldon, IA ranked 25th in Iowa. It has a total of 2,796 full-time undergraduate students. Northwest Iowa Community College offers 33 different majors. With a tuition cost of $5,190 for students from Iowa and $5,490 for those from out-of-state, Northwest Iowa Community College is very affordable. 51.08% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $43,100 per year, which is 4% above the national median.

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Sheldon, IA

www.nwicc.edu

C+

Rating

100%

Acceptance

2,796

Students

# 340

Ranking

$5,490

Tuition