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Find and compare Iowa colleges and universities with our free search tool! CollegeStats helps you sort the Iowa college list by tuition, total price and other statistics.

Iowa Colleges Ranked By Net Cost

College net costs are important to consider if you're an Iowa student eligible for and planning on receiving financial assistance. By definition, net cost is essentially what is charged to a first-year full-time student after all financial aid has been accounted for. By having an idea of how much you will be responsible for, you can better budget and plan for your other personal expenses and avoid unwanted student debt after college. Find out approximately how much you will have to pay out-of-pocket after your aid has been deducted, using our list of Iowa colleges with their respective net costs below.

Rank School Name City State Net Cost School Level Retention Rate Details
1

Northwest Iowa Community College

Sheldon

IA

$9,928

2 year

69.03%

Distance Learning

Yes

2

Marshalltown Community College

Marshalltown

IA

$9,884

2 year

53.06%

Distance Learning

Yes

3

Iowa Western Community College

Council Bluffs

IA

$9,858

2 year

49.61%

Distance Learning

Yes

4

Iowa Lakes Community College

Estherville

IA

$9,772

2 year

55.31%

Distance Learning

Yes

5

Eastern Iowa Community College District

Davenport

IA

$9,126

2 year

57.58%

Distance Learning

Yes

6

Southwestern Community College

Creston

IA

$8,510

2 year

55.4%

Distance Learning

Yes

7

Indian Hills Community College

Ottumwa

IA

$8,317

2 year

54.18%

Distance Learning

Yes

8

North Iowa Area Community College

Mason City

IA

$7,593

2 year

67.13%

Distance Learning

Yes

9

Iowa Central Community College

Fort Dodge

IA

$7,471

2 year

54.3%

Distance Learning

Yes

10

Southeastern Community College

West Burlington

IA

$7,238

2 year

50.8%

Distance Learning

Yes

11

Western Iowa Tech Community College

Sioux City

IA

$6,812

2 year

56.44%

Distance Learning

Yes

12

University of Iowa

Iowa City

IA

$14,315

4 year

86.11%

Distance Learning

Yes

13

University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls

IA

$14,026

4 year

84.82%

Distance Learning

Yes

14

Iowa State University

Ames

IA

$13,899

4 year

86.39%

Distance Learning

Yes

15

Kirkwood Community College

Cedar Rapids

IA

$11,347

2 year

57.75%

Distance Learning

Yes

16

Ellsworth Community College

Iowa Falls

IA

$10,615

2 year

52.33%

Distance Learning

Yes

17

Northeast Iowa Community College

Calmar

IA

$10,438

2 year

58.23%

Distance Learning

Yes

18

Des Moines Area Community College

Ankeny

IA

$10,370

2 year

54.18%

Distance Learning

Yes

19

Hawkeye Community College

Waterloo

IA

$10,078

2 year

73.57%

Distance Learning

Yes