College Rankings - Best Areas to Live In After Graduation in Iowa

Some students love their college experience so much that they never want to leave—literally. Here's a look at the schools that have the most livable post-graduate options.

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1
Grand View University
Des Moines, IA
8.42 / 10
2
Mount Mercy University
Cedar Rapids, IA
8.38 / 10
3
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA
8.38 / 10
4
St. Ambrose University
Davenport, IA
8.26 / 10
5
Loras College
Dubuque, IA
8.26 / 10
6
Morningside College
Sioux City, IA
8.26 / 10
7
Northwestern College - Iowa
Orange City, IA
8.18 / 10
8
Coe College
Cedar Rapids, IA
8.14 / 10
9
Central College
Pella, IA
8.14 / 10
10
Clarke University
Dubuque, IA
8.14 / 10
11
University of Dubuque
Dubuque, IA
8.06 / 10
12
Drake University
Des Moines, IA
8.06 / 10
13
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA
7.98 / 10
14
Upper Iowa University
Fayette, IA
7.98 / 10
15
Wartburg College
Waverly, IA
7.98 / 10
16
Luther College
Decorah, IA
7.98 / 10
17
Iowa Wesleyan College
Mount Pleasant, IA
7.98 / 10
18
Simpson College
Indianola, IA
7.85 / 10
19
Iowa State University
Ames, IA
7.85 / 10
20
Briar Cliff University
Sioux City, IA
7.77 / 10
21
Buena Vista University
Storm Lake, IA
7.65 / 10
22
Dordt College
Sioux Center, IA
7.61 / 10
23
Graceland University
Lamoni, IA
7.49 / 10
24
Cornell College
Mount Vernon, IA
7.21 / 10
25
Grinnell College
Grinnell, IA
7.00 / 10