Most Applicants Per Year in Iowa

Applying to college means competing with other students for a spot in a class. Competition at these schools is high because these colleges and universities receive the most applications per year.

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1
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA
19,430
2
Iowa State University
Ames, IA
17,525
3
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA
6,189
4
Drake University
Des Moines, IA
6,000
5
Grinnell College
Grinnell, IA
4,554
6
Luther College
Decorah, IA
3,556
7
St. Ambrose University
Davenport, IA
3,309
8
Cornell College
Mount Vernon, IA
2,720
9
Coe College
Cedar Rapids, IA
2,509
10
Central College
Pella, IA
2,471
11
Wartburg College
Waverly, IA
2,389
12
Morningside College
Sioux City, IA
2,048
13
Briar Cliff University
Sioux City, IA
1,774
14
Graceland University
Lamoni, IA
1,676
15
Loras College
Dubuque, IA
1,540
16
University of Dubuque
Dubuque, IA
1,470
17
Simpson College
Indianola, IA
1,388
18
Iowa Wesleyan College
Mount Pleasant, IA
1,263
19
Buena Vista University
Storm Lake, IA
1,223
20
Northwestern College - Iowa
Orange City, IA
1,192
21
Upper Iowa University
Fayette, IA
1,147
22
Dordt College
Sioux Center, IA
1,103
23
Waldorf College
Forest City, IA
1,089
24
Clarke University
Dubuque, IA
1,034
25
William Penn University
Oskaloosa, IA
852