Which Iowa schools receive the most federal student aid?


Iowa State University, Kirkwood Community College and University of Iowa reported receiving the most federal financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Iowa schools, according to an analysis of federal data.

The analysis is based on data reported annually to the U.S. Department of Education.

Top Iowa recipients of federal student aid

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
Number receiving aid
Total amount
Average aid per student
1
Iowa State University
Ames
34,992
1,115
$5,215,673
$4,678
2
Kirkwood Community College
Rapids
13,906
915
$4,600,067
$5,027
3
University of Iowa
City
31,656
977
$4,249,954
$4,350
4
Iowa Central Community College
Dodge
5,390
708
$3,713,113
$5,245
5
Des Moines Area Community College
Ankeny
23,474
792
$3,539,071
$4,469
6
Iowa Western Community College
Bluffs
5,962
520
$2,569,371
$4,941
7
University of Northern Iowa
Falls
11,187
504
$2,281,692
$4,527
8
Indian Hills Community College
Ottumwa
3,918
347
$1,613,126
$4,649
9
Hawkeye Community College
Waterloo
5,263
376
$1,583,256
$4,211
10
University of Dubuque
Dubuque
2,385
289
$1,534,230
$5,309

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Organizations in this Story

Des Moines Area Community College Hawkeye Community College Indian Hills Community College Iowa Central Community College Iowa State University Iowa Western Community College Kirkwood Community College University of Dubuque University of Iowa University of Northern Iowa

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