Graduate Schools in Iowa

For academic year 2019-2020, 34 graduate schools are active - 8 public and 26 private graduate schools.
  • The 2020 average graduate tuition & fees of Iowa graduate schools is $10,762 for Iowa residents and $13,519 for out-of-state students. Maharishi University of Management has the highest graduate tuition & fees of $29,530 and Shiloh University has the lowest graduate tuition & fees of $3,420.
  • Total 35,587 students have enrolled in graduate schools in Iowa. University of Iowa is the largest graduate school with 8,014 graduate students. For the enrollment statistics, we exclude colleges whose rate of online students is higher than 50%.
  • University of Iowa offers the most number of graduate programs of 334 programs.
  • Purdue University Global-Davenport offers the most number of online graduate programs of 51 programs via distance learning.

34 Graduate Schools in Iowa Comparison Table

Next table lists all graduate schools located in Iowa. You can sort them to compare the schools focusing on specific topics by clicking each column title. The "-" value in table means that the corresponding data has not been reported or available.
College NameIowa Residents Tuition & FeesOut-of-State Tuition & FeesStudent Population (Total)Graduate Student PopulationNumber of Graduate ProgramsNumber of Full-time Faculty
Allen College
Waterloo, IA
$17,690$18,7006783041743
Briar Cliff University
Sioux City, IA
$9,270$10,5301,0762591170
Buena Vista University
Storm Lake, IA
$9,306$9,9361,863407961
Clarke University
Dubuque, IA
$10,530$12,1198551961179
Dordt University
Sioux Center, IA
$5,520$9,4001,662226289
Drake University
Des Moines, IA
$10,310$11,9324,7741,92619300
University of Dubuque
Dubuque, IA
$12,150$13,1402,1804026106
Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary
Ankeny, IA
$7,292$8,26050472520
Graceland University-Lamoni
Lamoni, IA
$9,387$17,6471,5175581061
Grand View University
Des Moines, IA
$10,950$9,1701,874180689
Purdue University Global-Mason City
Mason City, IA
$11,009$11,41414235395
Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids, IA
$11,009$11,41441151416
Iowa State University
Ames, IA
$10,986$25,94831,8224,9792371,519
Iowa Wesleyan University
Mount Pleasant, IA
$6,444$6,60070453137
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA
$11,666$27,61330,3188,0143342,485
Loras College
Dubuque, IA
$10,485$10,8201,40490899
Maharishi University of Management
Fairfield, IA
$27,530$29,5302,0151,47413100
Morningside College
Sioux City, IA
$4,500$5,4002,4111,1301072
Mount Mercy University
Cedar Rapids, IA
$8,820$10,8701,7053241584
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA
$10,432$22,6489,5071,21867461
Northwestern College
Orange City, IA
$5,780$6,3401,496427478
Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center
Des Moines, IA
$15,502$18,9671,5591,559877
Palmer College of Chiropractic
Davenport, IA
$8,268$8,2682,1782,1442130
Saint Ambrose University
Davenport, IA
$16,750$18,1503,00369826191
Simpson College
Indianola, IA
$7,228$8,8681,26742580
Upper Iowa University
Fayette, IA
$18,324$19,1523,6105333061
Waldorf University
Forest City, IA
$4,415$4,7753,025502348
Wartburg College
Waverly, IA
-$24,6801,5631-83
Wartburg Theological Seminary
Dubuque, IA
$17,569$19,184203203212
William Penn University
Oskaloosa, IA
$10,080$10,5001,35074147
Purdue University Global-Davenport
Davenport, IA
$10,927$11,41430,5127,32651320
Purdue University Global-Cedar Falls
Cedar Falls, IA
$11,009$11,41414929385
Purdue University Global-Des Moines
Urbandale, IA
$11,009$11,414760122414
Shiloh University
Kalona, IA
$3,006$3,420492971
Average$10,762$13,519148,14635,587--