Open Admissions Colleges in Iowa

The 2021 Directory of Iowa Open Admissions Colleges and Costs

Iowa Open Admissions Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2021

Open admissions means that any prospective student who has completed high school or attained a GED certificate may enroll in classes. A qualifying GPA or standardized test scores (SAT or ACT) scores are not necessary for to attend these schools with open admissions policies.

How much does it cost to attend open admissions college in Iowa?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Iowa was $19,577 for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is a change of $156 from the 2018-2019 average of $19,421 and represents a 0.8% annual increase. The list of Iowa open admissions colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 28 open admissions colleges and universities in Iowa, the most popular being Purdue Global Davenport Campus with 7,274 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $13,356. Briar Cliff University is the most expensive open admissions school in Iowa with an in-state tuition of $30,988.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Iowa colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Iowa or cheap Iowa colleges guide.

<Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Iowa Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Briar Cliff University

Sioux City, Iowa

$30,988 NA NA
Brown Mackie College Quad Cities

Bettendorf, Iowa

$11,592 NA NA
Des Moines Area Community College

Ankeny, Iowa

$4,800 NA NA
Eastern Iowa Community College District

Davenport, Iowa

$5,376 NA NA
Ellsworth Community College

Iowa Falls, Iowa

$4,272 NA NA
Emmaus Bible College

Dubuque, Iowa

$18,950 49 58
Hamilton Technical College

Davenport, Iowa

$14,250 NA NA
Hawkeye Community College

Waterloo, Iowa

$5,368 NA NA
Indian Hills Community College

Ottumwa, Iowa

$4,320 NA NA
Iowa Central Community College

Fort Dodge, Iowa

$4,980 NA NA
Iowa Lakes Community College

Estherville, Iowa

$5,856 NA NA
Iowa Western Community College

Council Bluffs, Iowa

$5,696 NA NA
Kirkwood Community College

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

$4,928 NA NA
Marshalltown Community College

Marshalltown, Iowa

$4,272 NA NA
North Iowa Area Community College

Mason City, Iowa

$4,793 NA NA
Northeast Iowa Community College Calmar

Calmar, Iowa

$5,220 NA NA
Northwest Iowa Community College

Sheldon, Iowa

$5,190 NA NA
Purdue Global Cedar Falls Campus

Cedar Falls, Iowa

$13,356 NA NA
Purdue Global Cedar Rapids Campus

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

$13,356 NA NA
Purdue Global Council Bluffs Campus

Council Bluffs, Iowa

$15,327 NA NA