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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. Buena Vista University has the lowest students to faculty ratio of 8 to 1 where 283 faculty or instructional staffs teach 1,863 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
1Buena Vista University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsStorm Lake, IA
8 to 11,86361222
2Grinnell College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGrinnell, IA
9 to 11,49320229
3Drake University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDes Moines, IA
10 to 14,774300160
4Northwestern College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsOrange City, IA
10 to 11,4967897
5Central College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPella, IA
11 to 11,1209921
6Coe College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCedar Rapids, IA
11 to 11,39412839
7Luther College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDecorah, IA
11 to 11,80215347
8Saint Ambrose University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDavenport, IA
11 to 13,003191125
9Simpson College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsIndianola, IA
11 to 11,2678065
10Wartburg College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWaverly, IA
11 to 11,5638360