Public college tend to be larger in size and more affordable than private schools when attended by students with state residency.

There are 19 Public colleges in Iowa on our list. Explore the the schools below to get an idea if any are a match for you.


List of Public colleges in Iowa
College Location
Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny, Iowa
Eastern Iowa Community College District Davenport, Iowa
Ellsworth Community College Iowa Falls, 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 Western Community College Council Bluffs, Iowa
Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Marshalltown Community College Marshalltown, Iowa
North Iowa Area Community College Mason City, Iowa
Northeast Iowa Community College Calmar Calmar, Iowa
Northwest Iowa Community College Sheldon, Iowa
Southeastern Community College West Burlington, Iowa
Southwestern Community College Creston, Iowa
University of Iowa Iowa City, Iowa
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, Iowa
Western Iowa Tech Community College Sioux City, Iowa