Colleges in Iowa

There are 122 Colleges in Iowa, serving a population of 3,118,102 people in an area of 55,842 square miles. There is 1 College per 25,558 people, and 1 College per 457 square miles.

The state of Iowa is ranked 18th in Colleges per capita, and 39th in Colleges per square mile.

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Iowa College Statistics

Find Iowa College Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Iowa College Enrollment
 IowaUnited States
College/Grad School Enrollment221,409 (27.6%)22,570,897 (27.7%)
Iowa Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 IowaUnited States
Some College, No Degree441,087 (21.2%)45,027,332 (20.6%)
Associate's Degree238,423 (11.5%)18,338,323 (8.4%)
Bachelor's Degree395,820 (19.0%)42,470,927 (19.4%)
Graduate/Professional Degree191,197 (9.2%)26,396,124 (12.1%)
Iowa Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 IowaUnited States
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher587,01768,867,051
Arts, Humanities & Others121,444 (20.7%)15,676,993 (22.8%)
Business122,300 (20.8%)14,029,435 (20.4%)
Education108,830 (18.5%)8,575,633 (12.5%)
Science & Engineering176,795 (30.1%)24,078,223 (35.0%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields57,648 (9.8%)6,506,767 (9.4%)