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Largest Iowa Colleges with Most Enrollment

Iowa State University has the most students of 34,992 for academic year 2018-2019 in Iowa. University of Iowa is ranked second with 31,656 students and University of Northern Iowa follows them with 11,187 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 students by gender.
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Largest Iowa Colleges with Most Enrollment
NameTotal # of StudentsFemaleMale
1Iowa State University
Public, 4 or more yearsAmes, IA
34,99215,08219,910
2University of Iowa
Public, 4 or more yearsIowa City, IA
31,65616,78914,867
3University of Northern Iowa
Public, 4 or more yearsCedar Falls, IA
11,1876,7284,459
4Drake University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDes Moines, IA
4,8693,0041,865
5Upper Iowa University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsFayette, IA
4,3922,7131,679
6Saint Ambrose University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDavenport, IA
3,0451,7971,248
7Morningside College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSioux City, IA
2,6981,838860
8University of Dubuque
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDubuque, IA
2,3851,1031,282
9Luther College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDecorah, IA
2,0051,148857
10Graceland University-Lamoni
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLamoni, IA
1,9931,393600
11Grand View University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDes Moines, IA
1,8861,058828
12Buena Vista University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsStorm Lake, IA
1,8461,253593
13Mount Mercy University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCedar Rapids, IA
1,8351,245590
14Grinnell College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGrinnell, IA
1,716928788
15Maharishi University of Management
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsFairfield, IA
1,5895111,078
16Dordt University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSioux Center, IA
1,564737827
17Wartburg College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWaverly, IA
1,498796702
18Loras College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDubuque, IA
1,489684805
19Simpson College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsIndianola, IA
1,444771673
20Coe College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCedar Rapids, IA
1,422792630