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Iowa Colleges with the Largest Online Students

University of Iowa has the most online students of 15,672 for academic year 2019-2020 in Iowa. The number only includes students enrolled exclusively in online programs and does not include students taking some online courses. Upper Iowa University is ranked second with 2,916 online students and Morningside College follows them with 15,672 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
1University of Iowa
Public, 4 or more yearsIowa City, IA
31,2403,00312,66915,568
2Upper Iowa University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsFayette, IA
4,2792,3865301,363
3Morningside College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSioux City, IA
2,5991,360311,208
4Iowa State University
Public, 4 or more yearsAmes, IA
33,3721,2986,50425,570
5Maharishi University of Management
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsFairfield, IA
1,86196732862
6Buena Vista University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsStorm Lake, IA
1,815893104818
7Graceland University-Lamoni
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLamoni, IA
1,733689150894
8University of Northern Iowa
Public, 4 or more yearsCedar Falls, IA
10,4775592,1737,745
9Northwestern College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsOrange City, IA
1,41242593894
10Briar Cliff University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSioux City, IA
1,129322143664
11Drake University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDes Moines, IA
4,8842771,0363,571
12Mount Mercy University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCedar Rapids, IA
1,8072752481,284
13William Penn University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsOskaloosa, IA
1,258232171855
14Dordt University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSioux Center, IA
1,547180601,307
15Grand View University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDes Moines, IA
1,8891623451,382
16Saint Ambrose University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDavenport, IA
2,9681413732,454
17Simpson College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsIndianola, IA
1,355862251,044
18Iowa Wesleyan University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMount Pleasant, IA
62268117437
19Clarke University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDubuque, IA
90451106747
20University of Dubuque
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDubuque, IA
2,302182672,017
* Online completely college that all programs are offered online exclusively.