Iowa Best Colleges

Check out the best colleges in Iowa and estimate chance to get it.

Grinnell College is ranked top in the Iowa Best Colleges ranking for academic year 2018-2019. Drake University and Iowa State University are ranked second and third places.
The average SAT average score of the 10 Iowa Best Colleges is 1,092 and ACT average scores is 75. The average acceptance rate of the schools is 70% and the average graduation rate is 72%. The average tuition & fees are $9,064 for in-state students and $36,666 for out-of-state students at the 10 Iowa Best Colleges.
Number of Schools
10
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Iowa Best Colleges Comparison
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RankNameTest ScoresAcceptance RateTuitionStudent PopulationGraduation Rate
1Grinnell College (88.5)Private,4 yearsGrinnell, Iowa 1,450 (SAT)
96 (ACT)
24% $52,392 1,712 87%
2Drake University (86.5)Private,4 yearsDes Moines, Iowa 1,250 (SAT)
80 (ACT)
68% $41,396 4,904 79%
3Iowa State University (86.2)Public,4 yearsAmes, Iowa 1,213 (SAT)
75 (ACT)
91% $8,988 (in-state)
$23,392(out-of-state)
36,158 73%
4University of Iowa (85.9)Public,4 yearsIowa City, Iowa 1,225 (SAT)
76 (ACT)
83% $9,267 (in-state)
$31,233(out-of-state)
32,166 74%
5Luther College (85.8)Private,4 yearsDecorah, Iowa 1,180 (SAT)
77 (ACT)
63% $42,290 2,053 80%
6University of Northern Iowa (85.6)Public,4 yearsCedar Falls, Iowa 1,111 (SAT)
69 (ACT)
81% $8,938 (in-state)
$19,480(out-of-state)
11,861 68%
7Coe College (85.4)Private,4 yearsCedar Rapids, Iowa 1,189 (SAT)
74 (ACT)
67% $44,050 1,394 69%
8Simpson College (85.4)Private,4 yearsIndianola, Iowa 1,150 (SAT)
66 (ACT)
84% $39,144 1,479 68%
9Wartburg College (85.2)Private,4 yearsWaverly, Iowa 1,090 (SAT)
68 (ACT)
76% $41,280 1,527 65%
10Mount Mercy University (85.1)Private,4 yearsCedar Rapids, Iowa 63 (SAT)
64 (ACT)
63% $31,998 1,848 58%
Average1,092 (SAT)
75 (ACT)
70% $9,064 (in-state)
$36,666(out-of-state)
9,51072.10%
Number of Schools
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