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Colleges with Low Student to Faculty Ratio in Iowa

This page lists colleges with the lower Student to Faculty Ratio (a faculty teaches/cares less students which means probably more attention/support on each student) in Iowa. Grinnell College has the lowest students to faculty ratio of 8 to 1 where 231 faculty or instructional staffs teach 1,493 undergraduate students in Iowa.
We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. We aslo exclude schools which total student population is less than 1,000.
The next table shows the schools that have low Student to Faculty Ratio with total number of students and faculties. Note that the actual ratio is computed based on number of undergraduate students and instructional staffs who teach undergraduate programs. It may differ from the number of faculties shown in below table. You may want to check colleges having the Highest Student to Faculty Ratio in Iowa.
Colleges with Low Student to Faculty Ratio in Iowa
NameStudent to Faculty Ratio# of Students# of Full-time Faculty# of Part-time Faculty
1Grinnell College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsGrinnell, IA
8 to 11,49320229
2Buena Vista University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsStorm Lake, IA
10 to 11,86361222
3Drake University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsDes Moines, IA
10 to 14,774300160
4Central College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsPella, IA
11 to 11,1209921
5Luther College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsDecorah, IA
11 to 11,80215347
6Northwestern College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsOrange City, IA
11 to 11,4967897
7Simpson College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsIndianola, IA
11 to 11,2678065
8Upper Iowa University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsFayette, IA
11 to 13,61061351
9Coe College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsCedar Rapids, IA
12 to 11,39412839
10Grand View University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsDes Moines, IA
12 to 11,87489123