Best Education Colleges in Iowa

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in Iowa that offer Education degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 14 Education schools located within Iowa. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Education Colleges in Iowa for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Graceland University-Lamoni Lamoni, IA

Graceland University-Lamoni offers 1 Education Degree program. It's a small private university in a remote rural. In 2015, 11 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 11 Master's degrees.

2 University of Iowa Iowa City, IA

University of Iowa offers 0 Education Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city.

Based on 76 Reviews
3 Iowa State University Ames, IA

Iowa State University offers 3 Education Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 6 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 3 Master's degrees, 2 Certificates degrees, and 1 Doctoral degree.

Based on 52 Reviews
4 University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA

University of Northern Iowa offers 1 Education Degree program. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 1 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 1 Doctoral degree.

Based on 32 Reviews
5 Morningside College Sioux City, IA

Morningside College offers 1 Education Degree program. It's a small private university in a small city.

Based on 4 Reviews
6 Clarke University Dubuque, IA

Clarke University offers 2 Education Degree programs. It's a small private university in a small city. In 2015, 7 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 7 Master's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
7 Dordt College Sioux Center, IA

Dordt College offers 1 Education Degree program. It's a small private university in a remote town.

Based on 4 Reviews
8 Briar Cliff University Sioux City, IA

Briar Cliff University offers 3 Education Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a small city. In 2015, 9 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 9 Master's degrees.

9 Loras College Dubuque, IA

Loras College offers 0 Education Degree programs. It's a small private university in a small city.

10 Maharishi University of Management Fairfield, IA

Maharishi University of Management offers 3 Education Degree programs. It's a small private university in a remote town. In 2015, 12 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 6 Bachelor's degrees, and 6 Master's degrees.

List of all Education Colleges in Iowa

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Graceland University-Lamoni Graceland University-Lamoni Lamoni, IA
5/5
25 : 1 2,300
University of Iowa University of Iowa Iowa City, IA
3/5
13 : 1 30,844
Iowa State University Iowa State University Ames, IA
2/5
22 : 1 35,714
University of Northern Iowa University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA
2/5
19 : 1 11,981
Morningside College Morningside College Sioux City, IA
5/5
21 : 1 2,797
Clarke University Clarke University Dubuque, IA
5/5
10 : 1 1,075
Dordt College Dordt College Sioux Center, IA
5/5
15 : 1 1,458
Briar Cliff University Briar Cliff University Sioux City, IA
5/5
17 : 1 1,149
Loras College Loras College Dubuque, IA
5/5
14 : 1 1,528
Maharishi University of Management Maharishi University of Management Fairfield, IA
5/5
16 : 1 1,530
Iowa Wesleyan University Iowa Wesleyan University Mount Pleasant, IA
5/5
16 : 1 457
William Penn University William Penn University Oskaloosa, IA
4/5
20 : 1 1,635
Allen College Allen College Waterloo, IA
4/5
12 : 1 611
Buena Vista University Buena Vista University Storm Lake, IA
5/5
12 : 1 2,322

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  • Program Descriptions
    • M.S. in Instructional Technology
    • B.A. in History
    • B.A. in History with an Emphasis in Public History
    • B.S. in Elementary Education: English
    • B.S. in Elementary Education: Math (Leads to initial teacher licensure)
    • B.S. in Elementary Education: Science (Leads to initial teacher licensure)
    • Bachelor of Arts in English for Secondary Education
    • Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education
    • Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
    • Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with an Emphasis in English as a Second Language
    • Bachelor of Science in Math for Secondary Education
    • Ed. D. in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Special Education
    • Ed. S. in K-12 Leadership
    • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership in with an Emphasis in K-12 Leadership
    • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Behavioral Health
    • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Higher Education Leadership
    • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Organizational Development
    • M.A. in Reading with an Emphasis in Elementary Education
    • M.A. in Reading with an Emphasis in Secondary Education
    • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction: Technology (Does not lead to initial teacher licensure)
    • M.Ed. in Early Childhood (Does not lead to initial teacher licensure)
    • M.Ed. in Early Childhood (Leads to initial teacher licensure)
    • M.Ed. in Educational Administration (Leads to initial teacher licensure)
    • M.Ed. in Educational Leadership (Does not lead to initial teacher licensure)
    • M.Ed. in Elementary Education (Does not lead to initial teacher licensure)
    • M.Ed. in Elementary Education (Leads to initial teacher licensure)
    • M.Ed. in Secondary Education (Does not lead to initial teacher licensure)
    • M.Ed. in Secondary Education (Leads to initial teacher licensure)
    • M.Ed. in Special Education: Cross-Categorical (Does not lead to initial teacher licensure)
    • M.Ed. in Special Education: Cross-Categorical (Leads to initial teacher licensure)
    • M.Ed. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) (No licensure)
    • Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction
    • Master of Arts in Gifted Education
    • Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
    • Graduate Certificate of Completion in Elementary Education Teacher Preparation (FL)
    • Graduate Certificate of Completion in Secondary Education Teacher Preparation (FL)
  • Program Descriptions
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: Curriculum and Teaching
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: Early Childhood Education
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: Educational Leadership
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: E-Learning
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: English Second Language
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: General Education
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: Global Training and Development
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: Leadership in Higher Education
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: Instructional Leadership
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: International Education
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: Organizational Leadership
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: Special Education
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: Sports Management
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: Curriculum and Teaching
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: Early Childhood Education
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: Educational Leadership
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: E-Learning
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: English Second Language
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: General Education
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: Global Training and Development
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: Leadership in Higher Education
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: Instructional Leadership
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: International Education
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: Organizational Leadership
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: Special Education
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: Sports Management
    • Ph.D IN EDUCATION : Curriculum and Teaching
    • Ph.D IN EDUCATION : Early Childhood Education
    • Ph.D IN EDUCATION : Educational Leadership
    • Ph.D IN EDUCATION : E-Learning
    • Ph.D IN EDUCATION : English Second Language
    • Ph.D IN EDUCATION : Global Training and Development
    • Ph.D IN EDUCATION : Leadership in Higher Education
    • Ph.D IN EDUCATION : Instructional Leadership
    • Ph.D IN EDUCATION : International Education
    • Ph.D IN EDUCATION : Organizational Leadership
    • Ph.D IN EDUCATION : Special Education
    • Ph.D IN EDUCATION : Sports Management
    • MEd- Accelerated Leadership in Higher Education
    • MEd - Accelerated Educational Leadership
    • EdS  - Curriculum and Teaching
    • EdS  -  Early Childhood Education
    • EdS  - Educational Leadership
    • EdS  - E-Learning
    • EdS  - English Second Language
    • EdS  - Global Training and Development
    • EdS  - Leadership in Higher Education
    • EdS  - Instructional Leadership
    • EdS  - International Education
    • EdS  - Organizational Leadership
    • EdS  - Special Education
    • EdS  - Sports Management
    • Master of Education - PK-12 Principal Leadership
    • MEd – Corporate Wellness
    • PhD-OL - Organizational Leadership
    • MS Organizational Leadership - Accelerated Master of Science in Organizational Leadership
  • Program Descriptions
    • PHD Education - Distance Learning
    • PHD Education - No Concentration
    • Master of Arts in Education - No Concentration
    • Master of Arts in Education - Distance Learning
    • Master of Arts in Education - Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

Additional Education Degree Facts for Iowa Schools

Iowa Schools offering online Education degrees

Online Education degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 11 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Education degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Graceland University-Lamoni 0 0 0 11 0
Briar Cliff University 0 0 0 9 0
How many Iowa schools offer online Education degrees?
  • 2 Master's

What Education degree programs were earned in Iowa?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 9 Colleges 29 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 1 Colleges 2 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 4 Colleges 2 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 6 Colleges 36 Graduates
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