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Education

 

THE FACTS

  1. Iowa has one of the highest graduation rates in the country at 88.7%.

  2. Iowa students score an ACT test average of 22.2, compared to a national average of just 21

  3. Iowa ranks 2nd overall in ACT test scores.

There are over 30 colleges and universities within 90 miles of the Prosperity Eastern Iowa region each with outstanding programs.

Clarke University 4-year, Catholic, co-ed, liberal arts college founded in 1843
Location: 1550 Clarke Drive, Dubuque, IA
Private, not-for-profit

Loras College 4-year, Catholic, co-ed, liberal arts college founded in 1839
Location: 1450 Alta Vista, Dubuque, IA
Private, not-for-profit

University of Dubuque 4-year, Presbyterian university
Location: 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA
Private, not-for-profit

NE Iowa Community College 2-year educational institution; public, tax-supported
Location: 10250 Sundown Road, Peosta, IA

Kirkwood Community College 2-year, community college founded in 1966
Main Campus Location: 6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW . Cedar Rapids, IA

University of Iowa 4-year, public university founded in 1847
Location: 2222 Old Hwy 218 S, Iowa City, IA

University of Northern Iowa 4-year, public university founded in 1876
Location: University Ave & Campus St., Cedar Falls, IA

University of Wisconsin-Platteville 4-year public university founded in 1866
Location: 1 University Plaza, Platteville, WI

Mount Mercy College 4-year, Catholic co-educational college founded in 1969
Location: 1330 Elmhurst Drive, Cedar Rapids, IA

Coe College 4-year, private liberal arts college founded in 1851
Location: 1220 First Avenue NE, Cedar Rapids, IA

Cornell College 4-year, private liberal arts college founded in 1853
Location: 600 First Street SW, Mount Vernon, IA

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