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Tightest Iowa Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate

The 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. University of Northern Iowa has the lowest acceptance rate as of 79.05% for academic year 2019-2020 in Iowa. For the ranking, we only include 4-years colleges with at least 1,000 new students (freshmen).
The following 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
1University of Northern Iowa
Public, 4 or more yearsCedar Falls, IA
79.05%4,7013,7161,46539.42%
2University of Iowa
Public, 4 or more yearsIowa City, IA
82.55%25,92821,4044,98623.29%
3Iowa State University
Public, 4 or more yearsAmes, IA
92.05%18,24616,7965,59733.32%