This week Forbes magazine, partnered with the Washington, D.C.-based Center for College Affordability and Productivity, released their list of the 650 best colleges and universities in America. Among the list were Iowa’s three public universities as well as a slew of private schools from across the state.
- Student Satisfaction
- Post-Graduate Success
- Student Debt
- Graduation Rate
- Nationally Competitive Awards
The 14 Iowa schools were:
64. Grinnell College (Grinnell)
162. Drake University (Des Moines)
183. University of Iowa (Iowa City)
232. Iowa State University (Ames)
287. Coe College (Cedar Rapids)
288. Cornell College (Mt. Vernon)
295. Luther College (Decorah)
417. Northwestern College (Orange City)
419. Clarke University (Dubuque)
455. Central College (Pella)
465. Dordt College (Sioux Center)
473. Simpson College (Indianola)
519. University of Northern Iowa (Cedar Falls)
545. Wartburg College (Waverly)
To see Forbes’ full list, click here.
To read their full methodology, click here.