Serving 158,910 full time students, the 64 colleges and universities of Iowa offer choices for all types of student. Explore them below to get your college search started. Our college listings and rankings are objective and data focused. Whether you're searching for a public or private school, traditional or online campus, our guide to colleges in Iowa offers a comprehensive guide to the state's higher education options.

List of Colleges and Universities in Iowa
College Location
AIB College of Business Des Moines, Iowa
Allen College Waterloo, Iowa
Briar Cliff University Sioux City, Iowa
Brown Mackie College Quad Cities Bettendorf, Iowa
Buena Vista University Storm Lake, Iowa
Central College Pella, Iowa
Clarke University Dubuque, Iowa
Coe College Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Cornell College Mount Vernon, Iowa
Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny, Iowa
Divine Word College Epworth, Iowa
Dordt College Sioux Center, Iowa
Drake University Des Moines, Iowa
Eastern Iowa Community College District Davenport, Iowa
Ellsworth Community College Iowa Falls, Iowa
Emmaus Bible College Dubuque, Iowa
Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary Ankeny, Iowa
Graceland University Lamoni Lamoni, Iowa
Grand View University Des Moines, Iowa
Grinnell College Grinnell, Iowa
Hamilton Technical College Davenport, Iowa
Hawkeye Community College Waterloo, Iowa
Indian Hills Community College Ottumwa, Iowa
Iowa Central Community College Fort Dodge, Iowa
Iowa Lakes Community College Estherville, Iowa
Iowa State University Ames, Iowa
Iowa Wesleyan College Mount Pleasant, Iowa
Iowa Western Community College Council Bluffs, Iowa
ITT Technical Institute Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids, Iowa
ITT Technical Institute Clive Clive, Iowa
Kaplan University Cedar Falls Campus Cedar Falls, Iowa
Kaplan University Cedar Rapids Campus Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Kaplan University Council Bluffs Campus Council Bluffs, Iowa
Kaplan University Davenport Campus Davenport, Iowa
Kaplan University Des Moines Campus Urbandale, Iowa
Kaplan University Mason City Campus Mason City, Iowa
Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Loras College Dubuque, Iowa
Luther College Decorah, Iowa
Maharishi University of Management Fairfield, Iowa
Marshalltown Community College Marshalltown, Iowa
Mercy College of Health Sciences Des Moines, Iowa
Morningside College Sioux City, Iowa
Mount Mercy University Cedar Rapids, Iowa
North Iowa Area Community College Mason City, Iowa
Northeast Iowa Community College Calmar Calmar, Iowa
Northwest Iowa Community College Sheldon, Iowa
Northwestern College Orange City, Iowa
Palmer College of Chiropractic Davenport Davenport, Iowa
Saint Ambrose University Davenport, Iowa
Simpson College Indianola, Iowa
Southeastern Community College West Burlington, Iowa
Southwestern Community College Creston, Iowa
St Luke's College Sioux City, Iowa
University of Dubuque Dubuque, Iowa
University of Iowa Iowa City, Iowa
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, Iowa
University of Phoenix Des Moines Campus West Des Moines, Iowa
Upper Iowa University Fayette, Iowa
Vatterott College Des Moines Des Moines, Iowa
Waldorf College Forest City, Iowa
Wartburg College Waverly, Iowa
Western Iowa Tech Community College Sioux City, Iowa
William Penn University Oskaloosa, Iowa