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Tightest Iowa Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate

Next table lists the tightest (low acceptance rate) Iowa colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in low level in recent years. Grinnell College has the lowest acceptance rate as of 23.08% for academic year 2019-2020 in Iowa. Next table shows the schools that have low acceptance rates with admission statistics and yield, also known as enrollment rate. You may want to check colleges having the highest acceptance rates in Iowa.
Tightest Iowa Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate (2019-2020)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1Grinnell College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGrinnell, IA
23.08%8,0041,84746024.91%
2St Luke's College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSioux City, IA
29.03%319666.67%
3Shiloh University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsKalona, IA
33.33%3612325.00%
4Upper Iowa University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsFayette, IA
51.28%1,44374018925.54%
5Buena Vista University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsStorm Lake, IA
57.35%2,1011,20523019.09%
6William Penn University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsOskaloosa, IA
58.21%1,62094336338.49%
7Graceland University-Lamoni
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLamoni, IA
58.11%2,5141,46119313.21%
8Iowa Wesleyan University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMount Pleasant, IA
58.31%3,6582,1331527.13%
9Luther College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDecorah, IA
62.27%4,1082,55852720.60%
10Cornell College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMount Vernon, IA
61.77%3,1181,92627014.02%