Iowa Out of State Tuition Ranking

The Most Expensive Colleges in Iowa by Out of State Tuition for 2022

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 2020/2021 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 $56,188.

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 Out of State Tuition
College Out of State Tuition Rating Value
#1 Grinnell College

Grinnell, Private Not For Profit

$56,188 89 94
#2 Coe College

Cedar Rapids, Private Not For Profit

$46,870 NA NA
#3 Cornell College

Mount Vernon, Private Not For Profit

$45,288 58 75
#4 Luther College

Decorah, Private Not For Profit

$45,000 66 86
#5 Drake University

Des Moines, Private Not For Profit

$44,198 76 85
#6 Wartburg College

Waverly, Private Not For Profit

$43,500 54 69
#7 Simpson College

Indianola, Private Not For Profit

$41,466 56 86
#8 Buena Vista University

Storm Lake, Private Not For Profit

$36,426 NA NA
#9 University of Dubuque

Dubuque, Private Not For Profit

$35,060 34 4
#10 Clarke University

Dubuque, Private Not For Profit

$34,650 58 59
#11 Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids, Private Not For Profit

$34,506 NA NA
#12 Loras College

Dubuque, Private Not For Profit

$33,500 NA NA
#13 Northwestern College

Orange City, Private Not For Profit

$32,700 55 54
#14 Saint Ambrose University

Davenport, Private Not For Profit

$32,478 58 52
#15 Morningside College

Sioux City, Private Not For Profit

$32,460 NA NA
#16 Dordt College

Sioux Center, Private Not For Profit

$32,240 59 57
#17 Upper Iowa University

Fayette, Private Not For Profit

$31,950 44 35
#18 Briar Cliff University

Sioux City, Private Not For Profit

$31,898 NA NA
#19 Graceland University Lamoni

Lamoni, Private Not For Profit

$30,650 52 80
#20 University of Iowa

Iowa City, Public Not For Profit

$30,036 69 82