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Smallest Iowa Colleges with Least Enrollment

Iowa Wesleyan University has the least students of 622 for academic year 2019-2020 in Iowa. Clarke University is ranked second with 904 students and Cornell College follows them with 1,020 students. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. Next table shows the schools that have least students by gender.
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Smallest Iowa Colleges with Least Enrollment
NameTotal # of StudentsFemaleMale
1Iowa Wesleyan University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMount Pleasant, IA
622321301
2Clarke University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDubuque, IA
904547357
3Cornell College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMount Vernon, IA
1,020483537
4Briar Cliff University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSioux City, IA
1,129649480
5Central College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPella, IA
1,163560603
6William Penn University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsOskaloosa, IA
1,258580678
7Simpson College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsIndianola, IA
1,355720635
8Northwestern College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsOrange City, IA
1,412866546
9Loras College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDubuque, IA
1,416630786
10Coe College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCedar Rapids, IA
1,430784646
11Wartburg College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWaverly, IA
1,505821684
12Dordt University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSioux Center, IA
1,547715832
13Graceland University-Lamoni
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLamoni, IA
1,7331,177556
14Grinnell College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGrinnell, IA
1,733916817
15Mount Mercy University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCedar Rapids, IA
1,8071,226581
16Buena Vista University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsStorm Lake, IA
1,8151,233582
17Maharishi University of Management
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsFairfield, IA
1,8617121,149
18Grand View University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDes Moines, IA
1,8891,028861
19Luther College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDecorah, IA
1,9511,118833
20University of Dubuque
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDubuque, IA
2,3021,0801,222