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Iowa Colleges with the Largest Online Students

Iowa State University has the most online students of 28,334 for academic year 2020-2021 in Iowa. The number only includes students enrolled exclusively in online programs and does not include students taking some online courses. University of Iowa is ranked second with 15,854 online students and Upper Iowa University follows them with 28,334 online 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 most online students by enrolled status. You may want to check colleges having the smallest online student population in Iowa.
Iowa Colleges with the Largest Online Students
NameTotal # of StudentsEnrolled Exclusively Online ProgramsEnrolld in Some Online CoursesNot in Online Courses
1Iowa State University
Public, 4 or more yearsAmes, IA
31,8224,28924,0453,488
2University of Iowa
Public, 4 or more yearsIowa City, IA
30,3183,17512,67914,464
3Upper Iowa University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsFayette, IA
3,6102,278402930
4Drake University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDes Moines, IA
4,7741,4302,842502
5Morningside College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSioux City, IA
2,4111,23601,175
6Buena Vista University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsStorm Lake, IA
1,8631,003148712
7Maharishi University of Management
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsFairfield, IA
2,015954390671
8University of Northern Iowa
Public, 4 or more yearsCedar Falls, IA
9,5079096,9491,649
9Graceland University-Lamoni
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLamoni, IA
1,517567130820
10Northwestern College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsOrange City, IA
1,496470218808
11Mount Mercy University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCedar Rapids, IA
1,7053522261,127
12Dordt University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSioux Center, IA
1,6623023371,023
13Briar Cliff University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSioux City, IA
1,076277449350
14William Penn University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsOskaloosa, IA
1,350238229883
15Grand View University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDes Moines, IA
1,8741534861,235
16Saint Ambrose University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDavenport, IA
3,003144512,808
17Cornell College *
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMount Vernon, IA
1,0021438590
18Iowa Wesleyan University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMount Pleasant, IA
70488180436
19Simpson College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsIndianola, IA
1,26779101,178
20Wartburg College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWaverly, IA
1,56356979528
* Online completely college that all programs are offered online exclusively.