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Iowa Colleges with Lowest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the schools having low yield) in Iowa. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school.
Iowa Wesleyan University, has the lowest yield rate of 8.00% for academic year 2021-2022 in Iowa. Coe College is positioned second with 8.01% yield and Clarke University follows them with 10%. Next table shows the schools that have low yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the highest yield rates in Iowa.
Iowa Colleges with Lowest Enrollment Rate (2022)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Iowa Wesleyan University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsMount Pleasant, IA
8.00% 3,934 3,226 258 82.00%
2Coe College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsCedar Rapids, IA
8.01% 6,997 5,108 409 73.00%
3Clarke University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsDubuque, IA
10.03% 2,006 1,785 179 88.98%
4Wartburg College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsWaverly, IA
12.01% 4,024 3,340 401 83.00%
5Graceland University-Lamoni
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsLamoni, IA
12.98% 2,966 1,987 258 66.99%
6Drake University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsDes Moines, IA
14.00% 7,932 5,473 766 69.00%
7Morningside College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsSioux City, IA
14.99% 3,271 2,421 363 74.01%
8Cornell College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsMount Vernon, IA
16.02% 2,836 2,297 368 80.99%
9Saint Ambrose University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsDavenport, IA
16.99% 4,005 2,884 490 72.01%
10Grand View University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsDes Moines, IA
17.00% 1,765 1,765 300 100.00%