Iowa Average Net Price Ranking

The Most Expensive Colleges in Iowa by Average Net Price for 2022

Most Expensive Colleges in Iowa by Average Net Price

The highest 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. Grinnell College leads the list with a $32,091 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 Most Expensive Colleges by Average Net Price
College Net Price Discount
#1 Grinnell College

Grinnell, Private Not For Profit

$32,091 55%
#2 Iowa Wesleyan College

Mount Pleasant, Private Not For Profit

$31,813 15%
#3 Drake University

Des Moines, Private Not For Profit

$30,321 46%
#4 University of Dubuque

Dubuque, Private Not For Profit

$27,043 44%
#5 Saint Ambrose University

Davenport, Private Not For Profit

$26,497 42%
#6 Dordt College

Sioux Center, Private Not For Profit

$25,982 42%
#7 Clarke University

Dubuque, Private Not For Profit

$25,756 46%
#8 Luther College

Decorah, Private Not For Profit

$25,291 55%
#9 Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids, Private Not For Profit

$25,182 46%
#10 Cornell College

Mount Vernon, Private Not For Profit

$25,028 56%
#11 Northwestern College

Orange City, Private Not For Profit

$24,513 44%
#12 Wartburg College

Waverly, Private Not For Profit

$23,248 59%
#13 Upper Iowa University

Fayette, Private Not For Profit

$23,187 47%
#14 Loras College

Dubuque, Private Not For Profit

$22,418 50%
#15 Briar Cliff University

Sioux City, Private Not For Profit

$22,233 50%
#16 Morningside College

Sioux City, Private Not For Profit

$22,146 51%
#17 Central College

Pella, Private Not For Profit

$21,690 28%
#18 Mercy College of Health Sciences

Des Moines, Private Not For Profit

$21,339 19%
#19 William Penn University

Oskaloosa, Private Not For Profit

$21,256 39%
#20 Coe College

Cedar Rapids, Private Not For Profit

$21,155 64%