Iowa Average Net Price Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Iowa by Average Net Price for 2021

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. Divine Word College leads the list with a $1,585 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 2018/2019 academic year.

Iowa's Cheapest Colleges by Average Net Price
College Net Price Discount
#1 Divine Word College

Epworth, Private Not For Profit

$1,585 91%
#2 AIB College of Business

Des Moines, Private Not For Profit

$12,440 44%
#3 Maharishi University of Management

Fairfield, Private Not For Profit

$13,341 46%
#4 Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary

Ankeny, Private Not For Profit

$15,151 41%
#5 Iowa State University

Ames, Public Not For Profit

$15,195 22%
#6 University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, Public Not For Profit

$15,760 17%
#7 Emmaus Bible College

Dubuque, Private Not For Profit

$15,966 44%
#8 University of Iowa

Iowa City, Public Not For Profit

$17,008 23%
#9 Graceland University Lamoni

Lamoni, Private Not For Profit

$17,952 56%
#10 Buena Vista University

Storm Lake, Private Not For Profit

$18,449 60%
#11 Grand View University

Des Moines, Private Not For Profit

$19,035 54%
#12 Waldorf College

Forest City, Private For Profit

$19,435 38%
#13 Hamilton Technical College

Davenport, Private For Profit

$20,036 10%
#14 Simpson College

Indianola, Private Not For Profit

$20,145 60%
#15 Mercy College of Health Sciences

Des Moines, Private Not For Profit

$20,368 21%
#16 Briar Cliff University

Sioux City, Private Not For Profit

$20,437 52%
#17 Upper Iowa University

Fayette, Private Not For Profit

$20,511 51%
#18 William Penn University

Oskaloosa, Private Not For Profit

$20,640 40%
#19 Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids, Private Not For Profit

$20,977 53%
#20 Coe College

Cedar Rapids, Private Not For Profit

$21,081 63%