College Rankings - Most Scenic Campuses in Iowa

When you're especially stressed out with schoolwork, sometimes the beauty of your collegiate atmosphere can bring you peace. Whether you're looking for Gothic-style buildings, shady trees, or open parks, one of these campuses is sure to fit the bill.

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1
Luther College
Decorah, IA
9.20 / 10
2
Iowa State University
Ames, IA
9.12 / 10
3
Central College
Pella, IA
8.79 / 10
4
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA
8.75 / 10
5
Briar Cliff University
Sioux City, IA
8.73 / 10
6
Buena Vista University
Storm Lake, IA
8.73 / 10
7
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA
8.64 / 10
8
Grinnell College
Grinnell, IA
8.59 / 10
9
Simpson College
Indianola, IA
8.59 / 10
10
Clarke University
Dubuque, IA
8.58 / 10
11
Wartburg College
Waverly, IA
8.58 / 10
12
Cornell College
Mount Vernon, IA
8.56 / 10
13
Morningside College
Sioux City, IA
8.56 / 10
14
University of Dubuque
Dubuque, IA
8.54 / 10
15
Upper Iowa University
Fayette, IA
8.51 / 10
16
St. Ambrose University
Davenport, IA
8.48 / 10
17
Mount Mercy University
Cedar Rapids, IA
8.42 / 10
18
Grand View University
Des Moines, IA
8.42 / 10
19
Loras College
Dubuque, IA
8.41 / 10
20
Iowa Wesleyan College
Mount Pleasant, IA
8.41 / 10
21
Waldorf College
Forest City, IA
8.37 / 10
22
Northwestern College - Iowa
Orange City, IA
8.36 / 10
23
Graceland University
Lamoni, IA
8.25 / 10
24
Coe College
Cedar Rapids, IA
8.20 / 10
25
William Penn University
Oskaloosa, IA
8.08 / 10