Nursing Schools in Iowa

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Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s, BS to BSN, RN to BSN/MSN, Nurse Practitioner, and DNP degree programs provided by accredited Iowa nursing schools and colleges.


Top Ranked Iowa Nursing Schools:


  1. University of Iowa

    Iowa City, IA
    #1


    • In-State Tuition: $8,061
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 98.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 78%
    • Students: 30,119

  2. Mount Mercy University

    Cedar Rapids, IA
    #2


    • In-State Tuition: $26,310
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 100.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 70%
    • Students: 1,810

  3. Coe College

    Cedar Rapids, IA
    #3


    • In-State Tuition: $35,730
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 96.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 67%
    • Students: 1,367

  4. St. Ambrose University

    Davenport, IA
    #4


    • In-State Tuition: $26,740
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 92.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 73%
    • Students: 3,671

  5. Luther College

    Decorah, IA
    #5


    • In-State Tuition: $37,450
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 92.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 70%
    • Students: 2,473

  6. Grand View University

    Des Moines, IA
    #6


    • In-State Tuition: $22,708
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 92.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 92%
    • Students: 2,232

  7. Graceland University

    Lamoni, IA
    #7


    • In-State Tuition: $23,530
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 100.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 48%
    • Students: 2,222

  8. Northwestern College

    Orange City, IA
    #8


    • In-State Tuition: $26,764
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 82.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 74%
    • Students: 1,241

  9. Morningside College

    Sioux City, IA
    #9


    • In-State Tuition: $25,990
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 81.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 63%
    • Students: 2,224

  10. University of Dubuque

    Dubuque, IA
    #10


    • In-State Tuition: $24,530
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 81.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 77%
    • Students: 2,013

  11. Clarke University

    Dubuque, IA
    #11


    • In-State Tuition: $28,000
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 70.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 74%
    • Students: 1,191

  12. Briar Cliff University

    Sioux City, IA
    #12


    • In-State Tuition: $26,650
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 59.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 63%
    • Students: 1,150

  13. Iowa Wesleyan College

    Mount Pleasant, IA
    #13


    • In-State Tuition: $24,300
    • Board Exam Pass Rate: 59.00%
    • Acceptance Rate: 64%
    • Students: –

Browse all Iowa nursing schools:

  • Northwestern College
    Location:
    Orange City, IA
    Student Enrollment: 1,205
    Type of School: Private
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: BS/BSN
    www.nwciowa.edu

  • Clarke College
    Location:
    Dubuque, IA
    Student Enrollment: 1,230
    Type of School: Private
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: RN-to-BSN, BS/BSN, MSN, Nurse Educator, Nurse Practitioner
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  • Kirkwood Community College
    Location:
    Cedar Rapids, IA
    Student Enrollment: 11,700
    Type of School: Public
    College Accredited: No
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: Associate
    www.kirkwood.cc.ia.us

  • Western Iowa Technical Community College
    Location:
    Sheldon, IA
    Student Enrollment: 1,400
    Type of School: Public
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: Associate, LPN
    https://www.witcc.edu

  • University of Iowa
    Location:
    Iowa City, IA
    Student Enrollment: 19,500
    Type of School: Public
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: RN-to-BSN, BS/BSN, MSN, Nurse Anesthetist, Nurse Practitioner, PhD (Doctoral)
    www.nursing.uiowa.edu

  • Iowa Western Community College
    Location:
    Council Bluffs, IA
    Student Enrollment: 4,500
    Type of School: Public
    College Accredited: No
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: Associate, LPN
    iwcc.cc.ia.us

  • Iowa Valley Community College
    Location:
    Marshaltown, IA
    Student Enrollment: 1,200
    Type of School: Public
    College Accredited: No
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: Associate
    www.iavalley.cc.ia.us

  • Des Moines Area Community College – Boone Campus
    Location:
    Boone, IA
    Student Enrollment: 16,850
    Type of School: Public
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: Associate, LPN-to-RN, LPN
    www.dmacc.edu

  • Iowa Wesleyan College
    Location:
    Mount Pleasant, IA
    Student Enrollment: 800
    Type of School: Private
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: BS/BSN
    www.iwc.edu

  • Des Moines Area Community College – Carroll Campus
    Location:
    Carroll, IA
    Student Enrollment: 16,850
    Type of School: Public
    College Accredited: No
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: Associate, LPN
    www.dmacc.edu/programs-no.asp

  • Kaplan University – Cedar Rapids Campus
    Location:
    Cedar Rapids, IA
    Student Enrollment: 850
    Type of School: Private
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: Associate, LPN-to-RN, LPN
    cedarrapids.kaplanuniversity.edu

  • Western Iowa Tech Community College – Denison Campus
    Location:
    Denison, IA
    Student Enrollment:
    Type of School: Public
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: LPN
    www.witcc.edu

  • Kaplan University – Cedar Falls Campus
    Location:
    Cedar Falls, IA
    Student Enrollment: 790
    Type of School: Private
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: LPN
    http://www.kaplanuniversity.edu/cedar-falls-iowa/academic-programs.aspx

  • Luther College
    Location:
    Decorah, IA
    Student Enrollment: 2,700
    Type of School: Private
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: BS/BSN
    www.luther.edu

  • St. Ambrose University
    Location:
    Davenport, IA
    Student Enrollment:
    Type of School: Private
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: RN-to-BSN, BS/BSN, MSN
    web.sau.edu

  • Des Moines Area Community College – Newton
    Location:
    Newton, IA
    Student Enrollment: 16,850
    Type of School: Public
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: LPN
    www.dmacc.edu

  • Mercy College of Health Sciences
    Location:
    Des Moines, IA
    Student Enrollment: 420
    Type of School: Private
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: Associate, Accelerated BSN, RN-to-BSN
    www.mchs.edu

  • Morningside College
    Location:
    Sioux City, IA
    Student Enrollment: 1,000
    Type of School: Private
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: BS/BSN
    webs.morningside.edu

  • Mount Mercy College
    Location:
    Cedar Rapids, IA
    Student Enrollment: 1,400
    Type of School: Private
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: BS/BSN
    www2.mtmercy.edu

  • North Iowa Area Community College
    Location:
    Mason City, IA
    Student Enrollment: 3,000
    Type of School: Public
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: Associate
    www.niacc.cc.ia.us

  • Northeast Iowa Community College
    Location:
    Peosta, IA
    Student Enrollment: 3,500
    Type of School: Public
    College Accredited: No
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: Associate
    www.nicc.edu

  • Southeastern Community College
    Location:
    West Burlington, IA
    Student Enrollment: 3,350
    Type of School: Public
    College Accredited: No
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: Associate, LPN
    www.scciowa.edu

  • Southwestern Community College
    Location:
    Creston, IA
    Student Enrollment: 1,200
    Type of School: Public
    College Accredited: No
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: Associate
    www.swcc.cc.ia.us

  • St. Luke's College
    Location:
    Sioux City, IA
    Student Enrollment: 175
    Type of School: Private
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: Associate
    www.stlukescollege.edu

  • Iowa Central Community College
    Location:
    Storm Lake, IA
    Student Enrollment: 4,300
    Type of School: Public
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: Associate
    www.iowacentral.edu

  • Allen College
    Location:
    Waterloo, IA
    Student Enrollment: 400
    Type of School: Private
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: RN-to-BSN, BS/BSN, RN-to-MSN, MSN, Nurse Practitioner
    www.allencollege.edu

  • Briar Cliff University
    Location:
    Sioux City, IA
    Student Enrollment: 1,160
    Type of School: Private
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: RN-to-BSN, BS/BSN, MSN, Nurse Practitioner
    http://www.briarcliff.edu

  • Coe College
    Location:
    Cedar Rapids, IA
    Student Enrollment: 1,300
    Type of School: Private
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: BS/BSN, RN-to-BSN
    www.coe.edu

  • Eastern Iowa Community College
    Location:
    Clinton, IA
    Student Enrollment: 7,200
    Type of School: Public
    College Accredited: No
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: Associate, LPN-to-RN, LPN
    www.eicc.edu

  • Ellsworth College
    Location:
    Iowa Falls, IA
    Student Enrollment: 960
    Type of School: Public
    College Accredited: No
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: Associate, LPN
    www.ellsworthcollege.com

  • Grand View University
    Location:
    Des Moines, IA
    Student Enrollment: 2,040
    Type of School: Private
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: RN-to-BSN, BS/BSN, MSN
    www.grandview.edu

  • Hawkeye Community College
    Location:
    Waterloo, IA
    Student Enrollment: 4,300
    Type of School: Public
    College Accredited: No
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: Associate
    www.hawkeye.cc.ia.us

  • Indian Hills Community College
    Location:
    Ottumwa, IA
    Student Enrollment: 4,000
    Type of School: Public
    College Accredited: No
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: Associate
    www.ihcc.cc.ia.us

  • Iowa Lakes Community College
    Location:
    Emmetsburg, IA
    Student Enrollment: 3,000
    Type of School: Public
    College Accredited: No
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: Associate
    www.ilcc.cc.ia.us

  • Des Moines Area Community College – Ankeny Campus
    Location:
    Ankeny, IA
    Student Enrollment: 16,850
    Type of School: Public
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: Associate, LPN-to-RN, LPN
    www.dmacc.edu


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