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2024 Top Private Universities in Iowa

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  3. #7 Top Private Universities in Iowa.

    St. Ambrose University

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    4 Year,

    DAVENPORT, IA,

    773 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says St. Ambrose is a student-oriented school. The majority of professors are willing to help each student succeed. With every professor required to offer office hours, there are endless opportunities to...Change that could be implemented at St. Ambrose is building a sense of school spirit. Recently, with the addition of “the SWARM" and other clubs, I’ve seen an increase in attendance at sporting....

    Read 773 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 72%,

    Net Price: $24,844,

    SAT Range: 1030-1190,

  4. #8 Top Private Universities in Iowa.

    Coe College

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    4 Year,

    CEDAR RAPIDS, IA,

    527 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The most important feature of Coe College, to me, was how accessible the professors are. I speak with at least one of my professors each day and I have garnered a great relationship with all of them.....

    Read 527 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 73%,

    Net Price: $19,141,

    SAT Range: 1080-1300,

  5. Morningside University

    4 Year,

    SIOUX CITY, IA,

    492 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I enjoy Morningside's community! It is very family friendly oriented and that is really nice especially for someone like me that does not go out of her way to make friends. This place is a pretty....

    Read 492 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 74%,

    Net Price: $23,222,

    SAT Range: 880-1120,

  6. Cornell College

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    4 Year,

    MOUNT VERNON, IA,

    757 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Cornell College has a unique scheduling called the block plan where you take one class at a time. It's super helpful for me as a student. I also really love the courses that Cornell offers and I....

    Read 757 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 81%,

    Net Price: $22,667,

    SAT Range: 1130-1340,

  7. Wartburg College

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    4 Year,

    WAVERLY, IA,

    639 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Entering freshman year of college, I was quite nervous. However, all of my professors made me feel accepted and heard. I have been able to and have felt comfortable enough to talk to my professors....

    Read 639 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 83%,

    Net Price: $23,022,

    SAT Range: 990-1200,

  8. Buena Vista University

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    4 Year,

    STORM LAKE, IA,

    367 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Reviewing in case I can help someone else on their journey. I’ve, overall, enjoyed my time as an online History major. The coursework was always so challenging and I learned a lot! I mostly had Dr.... The advising and financial aid office was the most stressful part of my time at BVU. Just stay ahead of your bills and financial aid and you’ll be fine. If I had to do it over again: I’d choose BVU again. I had a nice campus visit with Dr. Bill Feis (program leader) before I enrolled (almost two years ago now!) and he’s really nice. It’s....

    Read 367 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 66%,

    Net Price: $18,532,

    SAT Range: 950-1110,

  9. Clarke University

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    4 Year,

    DUBUQUE, IA,

    388 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says My experience at Clarke College has been nothing short of amazing. From the moment I stepped onto campus, I was welcomed into a vibrant and inclusive community. The college has provided me with....

    Read 388 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 89%,

    Net Price: $25,414,

    SAT Range: 900-1120,

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