Iowa Graduate Schools

2022 Iowa Graduate Schools Statistics

In Iowa State, there are 91 colleges and universities - 24 public and 67 private schools. Among them, 34 schools are offering graduate programs. 31 Iowa Graduate Schools offer the distance learning Opportunities (online degree/certificate programs) and 2 schools are online completely schools that all degree programs can be completed by online educationin Iowa. Total 35,561 students are attending Iowa Graduate Schools and the average students to faculty ratio is 12.45 to 1. The 2022 average graduate school tuition & fees at Iowa Graduate Schools is $11,125 for Iowa residents and $13,868 for out-of-state students. The next table shows the 2021-2022 statistics for Iowa Graduate Schools.
Iowa Graduate Schools Statistics
academic year 2021-2022
Number of Schools91 schools
By Types24 public, 67 private
By Levels89 undergraduate schools
34 graduate schools
By Categories
(where graduate program offered)
4 National Universities
2 Liberal Arts Colleges
2 Law Schools
1 Medical Schools
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$8,125 Iowa residents
$20,824 out-of-state
Graduate$11,125 Iowa residents
$13,868 out-of-state
Student Population241,566
Undergraduate205,993
Graduate35,573
Students to Faculty Ratio12.45 to 1

Iowa Graduate Schools Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

The next table lists Iowa Graduate Schools ordered by rank. The number in rank column refers to the rank in the Iowa college ranking. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
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2021-2022 Iowa Graduate Schools Comparison
Rank*NameGraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate StudentsOffered Degree/ProgramsNumber of Graduate ProgramsStudents to Faculty Ratio
2 Drake UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsDes Moines, IA $11,988 1,926 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 79 programs 10 to 1
3 Iowa State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsAmes, IA $26,948
($11,404 Residents)
4,979 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 339 programs 18 to 1
5 University of IowaPublic, 4 yearsIowa City, IA $31,012
($12,065 Residents)
8,014 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 422 programs 16 to 1
6 Simpson CollegePrivate, 4 yearsIndianola, IA $6,606 42 Post-BS, Master's 53 programs 11 to 1
7 University of Northern IowaPublic, 4 yearsCedar Falls, IA $21,201
($10,569 Residents)
1,218 Master's 162 programs 17 to 1
10 Wartburg CollegePrivate, 4 yearsWaverly, IA $22,450 1 Master's 46 programs 12 to 1
11 Buena Vista UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsStorm Lake, IA $9,936 407 Master's 87 programs 10 to 1
13 Mount Mercy UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsCedar Rapids, IA $11,176 324 Master's, Doctorate 75 programs 14 to 1
14 Clarke UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsDubuque, IA $14,147 196 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 44 programs 8 to 1
15 Morningside CollegePrivate, 4 yearsSioux City, IA $6,516 1,130 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 65 programs 13 to 1
16 Saint Ambrose UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsDavenport, IA $18,640 698 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 119 programs 12 to 1
17 Upper Iowa UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsFayette, IA $19,685 533 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 93 programs 11 to 1
18 University of DubuquePrivate, 4 yearsDubuque, IA $7,940 402 Master's 48 programs 15 to 1
19 Waldorf UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsForest City, IA $4,835 502 Master's 49 programs 25 to 1
20 Graceland University-LamoniPrivate, 4 yearsLamoni, IA $11,187 558 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 51 programs 14 to 1
21 Maharishi International UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsFairfield, IA $32,530 1,474 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 28 programs 12 to 1
- Briar Cliff UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSioux City, IA $10,530 259 Master's, Post-MS 56 programs 11 to 1
- Grand View UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsDes Moines, IA $9,440 180 Post-BS, Master's 49 programs 12 to 1
- Wartburg Theological SeminaryPrivate, 4 yearsDubuque, IA $19,739 203 Master's 2 programs -
- Northwestern CollegePrivate, 4 yearsOrange City, IA $6,360 427 Post-BS, Master's 51 programs 11 to 1
- William Penn UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsOskaloosa, IA $10,500 74 Master's 49 programs 15 to 1
- Iowa Wesleyan UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsMount Pleasant, IA $6,300 53 Post-BS, Master's 19 programs 12 to 1
- Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical CenterPrivate, 4 yearsDes Moines, IA $19,065 1,559 Master's 8 programs -
- Palmer College of ChiropracticPrivate, 4 yearsDavenport, IA $10,725 2,144 Master's 4 programs 6 to 1
- Dordt UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSioux Center, IA $9,850 226 Master's 115 programs 14 to 1
- Loras CollegePrivate, 4 yearsDubuque, IA $12,990 90 Post-BS, Master's 45 programs 12 to 1
- Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological SeminaryPrivate, 4 yearsAnkeny, IA $8,500 72 Master's, Doctorate 18 programs 15 to 1
- Allen CollegePrivate, 4 yearsWaterloo, IA $18,908 304 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 27 programs 11 to 1
Average$11,125 Residents
$13,868 Out-of-State
35,561 - 48 programs 12.45 to 1
*Iowa college ranking
**Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
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Graduate Programs at Iowa Best Colleges

View Graduate Programs at the best colleges in Iowa

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2. Drake UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsDes Moines, IA

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3. Iowa State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsAmes, IA

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5. University of IowaPublic, 4 yearsIowa City, IA

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6. Simpson CollegePrivate, 4 yearsIndianola, IA

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7. University of Northern IowaPublic, 4 yearsCedar Falls, IA

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10. Wartburg CollegePrivate, 4 yearsWaverly, IA

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