News about Iowa's Private Colleges

  • Half-Million Dollar Boost in Grant Program
    Half-Million Dollar Boost in Grant Program
    The Iowa Legislature has voted to increase funding of an important grant program for students at Iowa’s private, non-profit colleges and universities. Lawmakers approved an increase of $526,233 for the Iowa Tuition Grant (ITG), bring total funding for the program to $48,939,681 for the academic year...
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  • More Pell Grants at Iowa Private Colleges
    More Pell Grants at Iowa Private Colleges
    It may seem counterintuitive, but more students from lower income families actually attend private colleges and universities in Iowa compared to public institutions.  A recent analysis of the federal Pell Grant program by the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) shows thousands more...
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