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Smallest Iowa Colleges with Least Enrollment

Iowa Wesleyan University has the least students of 616 for academic year 2018-2019 in Iowa. Clarke University is ranked second with 1,004 students and Cornell College follows them with 1,028 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
616322294
2Clarke University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDubuque, IA
1,004639365
3Cornell College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMount Vernon, IA
1,028493535
4Central College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPella, IA
1,117566551
5Briar Cliff University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSioux City, IA
1,229712517
6William Penn University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsOskaloosa, IA
1,279570709
7Northwestern College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsOrange City, IA
1,299808491
8Coe College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCedar Rapids, IA
1,422792630
9Simpson College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsIndianola, IA
1,444771673
10Loras College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDubuque, IA
1,489684805
11Wartburg College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWaverly, IA
1,498796702
12Dordt University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSioux Center, IA
1,564737827
13Maharishi University of Management
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsFairfield, IA
1,5895111,078
14Grinnell College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGrinnell, IA
1,716928788
15Mount Mercy University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCedar Rapids, IA
1,8351,245590
16Buena Vista University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsStorm Lake, IA
1,8461,253593
17Grand View University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDes Moines, IA
1,8861,058828
18Graceland University-Lamoni
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLamoni, IA
1,9931,393600
19Luther College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDecorah, IA
2,0051,148857
20University of Dubuque
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDubuque, IA
2,3851,1031,282