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Cheapest Colleges in Iowa by Average Net Price

The lowest net price colleges in Iowa are ranked by the average net price paid. Net price is the average cost paid as determined by tuition minus scholarship and grant financial aid and grant financial aid and may be a more accurate estimation of real life costs than published tuition. Discount from list price represents the effective percent discount from published costs that students averaged. Please note that net price varies on a student by student basis based on finanical situation and no financial aid is guaranteed. Allen College leads the list with a $6,953 average annual net price paid in 2014-2015.

Net price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Iowa's Cheapest Colleges by Average Net Price
Average Net Price College Discount from List Price
$6,953
Average Net Price
1) Allen College
Waterloo, Private Not For Profit
74%
$9,192
Average Net Price
2) Divine Word College
Epworth, Private Not For Profit
45%
$12,440
Average Net Price
3) AIB College of Business
Des Moines, Private Not For Profit
44%
$13,899
Average Net Price
4) Iowa State University
Ames, Public Not For Profit
24%
$14,026
Average Net Price
5) University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, Public Not For Profit
24%
$14,315
Average Net Price
6) University of Iowa
Iowa City, Public Not For Profit
30%
$14,601
Average Net Price
7) Hamilton Technical College
Davenport, Private For Profit
34%
$14,833
Average Net Price
8) Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary
Ankeny, Private Not For Profit
40%
$16,023
Average Net Price
9) Purdue Global Davenport Campus
Davenport, Private For Profit
12%
$17,482
Average Net Price
10) Emmaus Bible College
Dubuque, Private Not For Profit
33%
$17,513
Average Net Price
11) Upper Iowa University
Fayette, Private Not For Profit
57%
$17,959
Average Net Price
12) Purdue Global Cedar Rapids Campus
Cedar Rapids, Private For Profit
12%
$17,969
Average Net Price
13) Graceland University Lamoni
Lamoni, Private Not For Profit
53%
$18,276
Average Net Price
14) Grand View University
Des Moines, Private Not For Profit
49%
$18,419
Average Net Price
15) Purdue Global Cedar Falls Campus
Cedar Falls, Private For Profit
9%
$18,619
Average Net Price
16) Mercy College of Health Sciences
Des Moines, Private Not For Profit
24%
$18,706
Average Net Price
17) Purdue Global Des Moines Campus
Urbandale, Private For Profit
8%
$18,784
Average Net Price
18) Maharishi University of Management
Fairfield, Private Not For Profit
48%
$19,157
Average Net Price
19) William Penn University
Oskaloosa, Private Not For Profit
42%
$19,264
Average Net Price
20) Buena Vista University
Storm Lake, Private Not For Profit
56%