Open Admissions Colleges in Iowa

The 2023 Directory of Iowa Open Admissions Colleges and Costs

Iowa Open Admissions Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

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 $20,299 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $255 from the 2019-2020 average of $20,044 and represents a 1.27% 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 $32,526.

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 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore Iowa Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Briar Cliff University

Sioux City, Iowa

$32,526 NA NA
Brown Mackie College Quad Cities

Bettendorf, Iowa

$11,592 NA NA
Des Moines Area Community College

Ankeny, Iowa

$5,220 NA NA
Eastern Iowa Community College District

Davenport, Iowa

$4,296 NA NA
Ellsworth Community College

Iowa Falls, Iowa

$4,416 NA NA
Emmaus Bible College

Dubuque, Iowa

$19,550 54 73
Hamilton Technical College

Davenport, Iowa

$14,450 NA NA
Hawkeye Community College

Waterloo, Iowa

$5,818 NA NA
Indian Hills Community College

Ottumwa, Iowa

$4,560 NA NA
Iowa Central Community College

Fort Dodge, Iowa

$5,280 NA NA
Iowa Lakes Community College

Estherville, Iowa

$6,112 NA NA
Iowa Western Community College

Council Bluffs, Iowa

$5,820 NA NA
Kirkwood Community College

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

$5,208 NA NA
Marshalltown Community College

Marshalltown, Iowa

$4,416 NA NA
North Iowa Area Community College

Mason City, Iowa

$5,153 NA NA
Northeast Iowa Community College Calmar

Calmar, Iowa

$5,400 NA NA
Northwest Iowa Community College

Sheldon, Iowa

$5,490 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