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 35,989 students have enrolled in graduate schools in Iowa. University of Iowa is the largest graduate school with 7,667 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$18,7006623201741
Briar Cliff University
Sioux City, IA
$9,270$10,5301,2292531173
Buena Vista University
Storm Lake, IA
$9,306$9,9361,846227981
Clarke University
Dubuque, IA
$10,530$12,1191,0042601184
Dordt University
Sioux Center, IA
$5,520$9,4001,564140283
Drake University
Des Moines, IA
$10,310$11,9324,8691,85419309
University of Dubuque
Dubuque, IA
$12,150$13,1402,385416694
Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary
Ankeny, IA
$7,292$8,26035360518
Graceland University-Lamoni
Lamoni, IA
$9,387$17,6471,9938121079
Grand View University
Des Moines, IA
$10,950$9,1701,886125691
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$25,94834,9925,3712371,561
Iowa Wesleyan University
Mount Pleasant, IA
$6,444$6,60061618134
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA
$11,666$27,61331,6567,6673342,437
Loras College
Dubuque, IA
$10,485$10,8201,48977895
Maharishi University of Management
Fairfield, IA
$27,530$29,5301,5891,2651395
Morningside College
Sioux City, IA
$4,500$5,4002,6981,4161078
Mount Mercy University
Cedar Rapids, IA
$8,820$10,8701,8353341577
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA
$10,432$22,64811,1871,65167496
Northwestern College
Orange City, IA
$5,780$6,3401,299275482
Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center
Des Moines, IA
$15,502$18,9671,5491,549878
Palmer College of Chiropractic
Davenport, IA
$8,268$8,2682,1792,1552136
Saint Ambrose University
Davenport, IA
$16,750$18,1503,04573626200
Simpson College
Indianola, IA
$7,228$8,8681,44448593
Upper Iowa University
Fayette, IA
$18,324$19,1524,3926513076
Waldorf University
Forest City, IA
$4,415$4,7753,150514349
Wartburg College
Waverly, IA
-$24,6801,498--93
Wartburg Theological Seminary
Dubuque, IA
$17,569$19,18413913929
William Penn University
Oskaloosa, IA
$10,080$10,5001,27965145
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$3,420422871
Average$10,762$13,519155,84335,989--