Iowa Out of State Tuition Ranking

The Most Expensive Colleges in Iowa by Out of State Tuition for 2021

Most Expensive Colleges in Iowa by Out of State Tuition

The highest priced four year colleges in Iowa are listed by one year's out of state tuition list price for the 2018/2019 school year.

What is the most expensive college in Iowa? Leading the colleges list is Grinnell College in Grinnell with an out of state tuition of $53,872.

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 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

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Iowa's Most Expensive Colleges by Out of State Tuition
College Out of State Tuition Rating Value
#1 Grinnell College

Grinnell, Private Not For Profit

$53,872 88 95
#2 Coe College

Cedar Rapids, Private Not For Profit

$45,230 NA NA
#3 Cornell College

Mount Vernon, Private Not For Profit

$43,550 62 71
#4 Luther College

Decorah, Private Not For Profit

$43,500 65 88
#5 Drake University

Des Moines, Private Not For Profit

$42,694 77 85
#6 Wartburg College

Waverly, Private Not For Profit

$41,830 57 77
#7 Simpson College

Indianola, Private Not For Profit

$39,910 58 88
#8 Central College

Pella, Private Not For Profit

$38,600 60 82
#9 Buena Vista University

Storm Lake, Private Not For Profit

$35,194 56 86
#10 University of Dubuque

Dubuque, Private Not For Profit

$34,070 33 4
#11 Clarke University

Dubuque, Private Not For Profit

$33,600 52 7
#12 Loras College

Dubuque, Private Not For Profit

$33,500 45 44
#13 Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids, Private Not For Profit

$32,862 52 67
#14 Northwestern College

Orange City, Private Not For Profit

$32,100 59 65
#15 Saint Ambrose University

Davenport, Private Not For Profit

$31,532 62 60
#16 Morningside College

Sioux City, Private Not For Profit

$31,220 47 43
#17 Dordt College

Sioux Center, Private Not For Profit

$31,210 60 53
#18 Briar Cliff University

Sioux City, Private Not For Profit

$30,988 NA NA
#19 Upper Iowa University

Fayette, Private Not For Profit

$30,810 45 52
#20 Iowa Wesleyan College

Mount Pleasant, Private Not For Profit

$30,530 38 4