Best Registered Nurse Colleges in Iowa

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in Iowa that offer Registered Nurse 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 38 Registered Nurse 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 Registered Nurse Colleges in Iowa for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Kaplan University-Davenport Campus Davenport, IA

Kaplan University-Davenport Campus offers 2 Registered Nurse Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 845 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 821 Bachelor's degrees, and 24 Associate's degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews
2 University of Iowa Iowa City, IA

University of Iowa offers 1 Registered Nurse Degree program. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 155 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 155 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 76 Reviews
3 Graceland University-Lamoni Lamoni, IA

Graceland University-Lamoni offers 1 Registered Nurse Degree program. It's a small private university in a remote rural. In 2015, 96 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 96 Bachelor's degrees.

4 Mount Mercy University Cedar Rapids, IA

Mount Mercy University offers 2 Registered Nurse Degree programs. It's a small private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 122 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 122 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
5 Allen College Waterloo, IA

Allen College offers 1 Registered Nurse Degree program. It's a very small private university in a small city. In 2015, 162 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 162 Bachelor's degrees.

6 Morningside College Sioux City, IA

Morningside College offers 2 Registered Nurse Degree programs. It's a small private university in a small city. In 2015, 74 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 42 Certificates degrees, and 32 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
7 Luther College Decorah, IA

Luther College offers 1 Registered Nurse Degree program. It's a small private university in a remote town. In 2015, 26 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 26 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
8 Upper Iowa University Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University offers 1 Registered Nurse Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a remote rural. In 2015, 111 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 111 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
9 Saint Ambrose University Davenport, IA

Saint Ambrose University offers 1 Registered Nurse Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a small city. In 2015, 64 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 64 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
10 Indian Hills Community College Ottumwa, IA

Indian Hills Community College offers 2 Registered Nurse Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a remote town. In 2015, 229 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 170 Associate's degrees, and 59 Certificates degrees.

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Kaplan University-Davenport Campus Kaplan University-Davenport Campus Davenport, IA
3/5
43 : 1 45,355
University of Iowa University of Iowa Iowa City, IA
3/5
13 : 1 30,844
Graceland University-Lamoni Graceland University-Lamoni Lamoni, IA
5/5
25 : 1 2,300
Mount Mercy University Mount Mercy University Cedar Rapids, IA
5/5
17 : 1 1,877
Allen College Allen College Waterloo, IA
4/5
12 : 1 611
Morningside College Morningside College Sioux City, IA
5/5
21 : 1 2,797
Luther College Luther College Decorah, IA
5/5
12 : 1 2,337
Upper Iowa University Upper Iowa University Fayette, IA
5/5
20 : 1 4,797
Saint Ambrose University Saint Ambrose University Davenport, IA
5/5
14 : 1 3,266
Indian Hills Community College Indian Hills Community College Ottumwa, IA
2/5
21 : 1 4,773
Coe College Coe College Cedar Rapids, IA
5/5
12 : 1 1,411
Clarke University Clarke University Dubuque, IA
5/5
10 : 1 1,075
Briar Cliff University Briar Cliff University Sioux City, IA
5/5
17 : 1 1,149
Mercy College of Health Sciences Mercy College of Health Sciences Des Moines, IA
4/5
13 : 1 789
Grand View University Grand View University Des Moines, IA
5/5
15 : 1 1,988
Iowa Western Community College Iowa Western Community College Council Bluffs, IA
2/5
24 : 1 6,472
University of Dubuque University of Dubuque Dubuque, IA
5/5
18 : 1 2,179
Iowa Lakes Community College Iowa Lakes Community College Estherville, IA
2/5
23 : 1 2,315
St Luke's College St Luke's College Sioux City, IA
4/5
7 : 1 244
Kirkwood Community College Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids, IA
2/5
30 : 1 14,368
Iowa Central Community College Iowa Central Community College Fort Dodge, IA
2/5
29 : 1 5,634
Northeast Iowa Community College Northeast Iowa Community College Calmar, IA
2/5
17 : 1 4,865
Dordt College Dordt College Sioux Center, IA
5/5
15 : 1 1,458
University Logo Eastern Iowa Community College District Davenport, IA
2/5
32 : 1 8,383
Des Moines Area Community College Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny, IA
2/5
37 : 1 22,298

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Additional Registered Nurse Degree Facts for Iowa Schools

Iowa Schools offering online Registered Nurse degrees

Online Registered Nurse degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 845 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Registered Nurse 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
Kaplan University-Davenport Campus 0 24 821 0 0
Mount Mercy University 0 0 122 0 0
Briar Cliff University 0 0 70 0 0
Mercy College of Health Sciences 0 0 65 0 0
Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus 0 0 7 0 0
How many Iowa schools offer online Registered Nurse degrees?
  • 1 Associate's
  • 9 Bachelor's

What Registered Nurse degree programs were earned in Iowa?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 22 Colleges 1,666 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 23 Colleges 1,973 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 5 Colleges 102 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 3 Colleges 13 Graduates
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