Iowa Average Net Price Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Iowa by Average Net Price for 2022

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. AIB College of Business leads the list with a $12,440 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 2019/2020 academic year.

Iowa's Cheapest Colleges by Average Net Price
College Net Price Discount
#21 Upper Iowa University

Fayette, Private Not For Profit

$23,187 47%
#22 Wartburg College

Waverly, Private Not For Profit

$23,248 59%
#23 Northwestern College

Orange City, Private Not For Profit

$24,513 44%
#24 Cornell College

Mount Vernon, Private Not For Profit

$25,028 56%
#25 Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids, Private Not For Profit

$25,182 46%
#26 Luther College

Decorah, Private Not For Profit

$25,291 55%
#27 Clarke University

Dubuque, Private Not For Profit

$25,756 46%
#28 Dordt College

Sioux Center, Private Not For Profit

$25,982 42%
#29 Saint Ambrose University

Davenport, Private Not For Profit

$26,497 42%
#30 University of Dubuque

Dubuque, Private Not For Profit

$27,043 44%
#31 Drake University

Des Moines, Private Not For Profit

$30,321 46%
#32 Iowa Wesleyan College

Mount Pleasant, Private Not For Profit

$31,813 15%
#33 Grinnell College

Grinnell, Private Not For Profit

$32,091 55%