Top Universities in Iowa

For those interested in studying in Iowa, we have a very useful list. We selected the best Iowa institutions for prospective students. Please know that rankings are based on academic research, alumni reviews, graduation rates, as well as assessment from peer colleges. On the page, you will find major admissions stats such as acceptance rate, tuition fees, average SAT scores for each ranked college or university.

Rankings Schools
1 University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA)
Tuition: in-state: $8,057, out-of-state: $26,279
Total enrollment: 29,810
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 79.8%
Average freshman retention rate: 85%
6-year graduation rate: 71%
Classes with under 20 students: 50.9%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 23-28
2 Iowa State University (Ames, IA)
Tuition: in-state: $7,726, out-of-state: $19,838
Total enrollment: 29,611
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 86.3%
Average freshman retention rate: 86%
6-year graduation rate: 68%
Classes with under 20 students: 30.4%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 22-28

 

Top Universities in Iowa