Iowa In State Total Cost Ranking

The Most Expensive Colleges in Iowa by In State Total Cost for 2022

Most Expensive Colleges in Iowa by In State Total Cost

The highest priced four year colleges in Iowa are listed by one year's in state total cost list price for the 2020/2021 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the most expensive college in Iowa? Leading the colleges list is Grinnell College in Grinnell with an in state total cost of $71,444.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020/2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020/2021 academic year.

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Iowa's Most Expensive Colleges by In State Total Cost
College In State Total Cost Rating Value
#1 Grinnell College

Grinnell, Private Not For Profit

$71,444 89 94
#2 Coe College

Cedar Rapids, Private Not For Profit

$58,394 NA NA
#3 Cornell College

Mount Vernon, Private Not For Profit

$57,264 58 75
#4 Luther College

Decorah, Private Not For Profit

$56,760 66 86
#5 Drake University

Des Moines, Private Not For Profit

$56,628 76 85
#6 Wartburg College

Waverly, Private Not For Profit

$56,372 54 69
#7 Simpson College

Indianola, Private Not For Profit

$52,698 56 86
#8 University of Dubuque

Dubuque, Private Not For Profit

$48,060 34 4
#9 Clarke University

Dubuque, Private Not For Profit

$47,280 58 59
#10 Buena Vista University

Storm Lake, Private Not For Profit

$47,153 NA NA
#11 Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids, Private Not For Profit

$46,938 NA NA
#12 Saint Ambrose University

Davenport, Private Not For Profit

$45,432 58 52
#13 Morningside College

Sioux City, Private Not For Profit

$45,380 NA NA
#14 Loras College

Dubuque, Private Not For Profit

$44,918 NA NA
#15 Dordt College

Sioux Center, Private Not For Profit

$44,420 59 57
#16 Briar Cliff University

Sioux City, Private Not For Profit

$44,150 NA NA
#17 Northwestern College

Orange City, Private Not For Profit

$43,920 55 54
#18 Upper Iowa University

Fayette, Private Not For Profit

$43,640 44 35
#19 Graceland University Lamoni

Lamoni, Private Not For Profit

$42,040 52 80
#20 Grand View University

Des Moines, Private Not For Profit

$40,548 37 27