Cost Comparison

​​Tuition and Fees
at Iowa Post Secondary Institutions

2020-2021​ Academic Year
Full-time undergraduate students for the full academic year

Source: ​Iow​​a College Student Aid Commission

​(Iowa Residents)
Name of College/University​ ​ Tuition & Fees
DMACC
$5,100

Regents' Universities
Iowa State University
$9,320
University of Iowa
$9,830
University of Northern Iowa
$8,938
4-Year Independent
Allen College
$20,852
​Buena Vista University
$36,426
Central College
$18,600
Clarke College
$35,750
Coe College
$47,220
Cornell College
$45,914
Divine Word College
$13,780
Dordt College
$32,820
Drake University
$44,366
Emmaus Bible College
$19,250
Faith Baptist Bible College
$17,700
Graceland University
$31,320
Grand View University
$30,032
Grinnell College
$56,680
Iowa Wesleyan College
$32,600
Loras College
$35,218
Luther College
$45,610
Maharishi University of Management
$16,530
Mercy College of Health Sciences
$18,392
Morningside College
$33,970
Mount Mercy College
$35,506
Northwestern College
$33,020
Palmer College of Chiropractic
$5,608
Simpson College
$42,246
St. Ambrose University
$32,758
University of Dubuque
$36,610
Upper Iowa University
$32,945
Wartburg College
$45,680
William Penn University
$26,600
Private For-Profit Colleges and Universities
Purdue University Global
$14,478
Waldorf College
$23,088
Public 2-Year Community Colleges​
Eastern Iowa Community College
$5,040
Hawkeye Community College
$6,030
Indian Hills Community College
$5,700
Iowa Central Community College
$5,880
Iowa Lakes Community College
$6,748
Iowa Valley -- Ellsworth Community College
$6,210
Iowa Valley -- Marshalltown Community College
$4,994
Iowa Western Community College
$6,665
Kirkwood Community College
$5,500
North Iowa Area Community College
$5,790
Northeast Iowa Community College
$6,720
Northwest Iowa Community College
$6,390
Southeastern Community College
$5,910
Southwestern Community College
$6,304
Western Iowa Tech Community College
$5,610​