Best Online Colleges in Iowa
The schools on this list represent Iowa's best online programs, based on affordable tuition rates and median alumni salaries. At the top of the list is Maharishi International University, offering an online Bachelor’s in Applied Arts & Sciences and Bachelor of Arts in Wellness and Integrative Health. Graduates from MUM boast an impressive mid-career salary of $96,900. For those seeking an online degree in business, #6-ranked Graceland University offers several degrees in business administration and leadership at the affordable annual tuition rate of $10,950.
|Rank||School||Annual Tuition||Mid-Career Salary|
|# 1||Maharishi International University||$16,000||$96,900|
|# 2||Iowa State University||$10,080||$89,200|
|# 3||University of Iowa||$30,036||$88,100|
|# 4||St. Luke's College||$17,550||$84,300|
|# 5||Northwestern College - IA||$5,025||$76,300|
|# 6||Graceland University||$10,950||$73,800|
|# 7||Allen College||$16,983||$72,500|
|# 8||Saint Ambrose University||$12,352||$67,800|
|# 9||Buena Vista University||$14,432||$66,800|
|# 10||Mercy College of Health Sciences||$18,150||$67,000|
|# 11||Clarke University||$33,600||$68,100|
|# 12||Upper Iowa University||$14,130||$64,300|
|# 13||Grand View University||$12,462||$62,300|
|# 14||Iowa Wesleyan University||$13,050||$58,100|
|# 15||Briar Cliff University||$6,225||$56,400|
Online Colleges in Iowa Ranking Details
For each school, we conducted manual research to provide prospective students with more details about the schools' online programs. Explore online degrees offered and accreditation information below.
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