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
#21 Grand View University

Des Moines, Private Not For Profit

$29,076 37 27
#22 William Penn University

Oskaloosa, Private Not For Profit

$26,600 NA NA
#23 Iowa Wesleyan College

Mount Pleasant, Private Not For Profit

$24,180 27 NA
#24 Iowa State University

Ames, Public Not For Profit

$23,230 61 71
#25 Waldorf College

Forest City, Private For Profit

$21,886 NA NA
#26 University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, Public Not For Profit

$19,949 59 40
#27 Emmaus Bible College

Dubuque, Private Not For Profit

$19,250 52 71
#28 Central College

Pella, Private Not For Profit

$18,600 59 98
#29 Mercy College of Health Sciences

Des Moines, Private Not For Profit

$18,332 58 27
#30 Allen College

Waterloo, Private Not For Profit

$17,864 NA NA
#31 Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary

Ankeny, Private Not For Profit

$16,990 44 45
#32 Maharishi University of Management

Fairfield, Private Not For Profit

$16,000 NA NA
#33 Purdue Global Council Bluffs Campus

Council Bluffs, Private For Profit

$15,327 NA NA
#34 AIB College of Business

Des Moines, Private Not For Profit

$15,300 NA NA
#35 Hamilton Technical College

Davenport, Private For Profit

$14,250 NA NA
#36 Divine Word College

Epworth, Private Not For Profit

$13,600 NA NA
#37 Purdue Global Cedar Rapids Campus

Cedar Rapids, Private For Profit

$13,356 NA NA
#38 Purdue Global Mason City Campus

Mason City, Private For Profit

$13,356 NA NA
#39 Purdue Global Davenport Campus

Davenport, Private For Profit

$13,356 NA NA
#40 Purdue Global Cedar Falls Campus

Cedar Falls, Private For Profit

$13,356 NA NA
#41 Purdue Global Des Moines Campus

Urbandale, Private For Profit

$13,356 NA NA
#42 University of Phoenix Des Moines Campus

West Des Moines, Private For Profit

$9,480 NA NA
#43 Palmer College of Chiropractic Davenport

Davenport, Private Not For Profit

$9,120 NA NA