News about Iowa's Private Colleges

  • Private Colleges Serve More Students With Financial Need
    Private Colleges Serve More Students With Financial Need
    Thousands receive up to $10,000 in state and federal grants Parents who are worried their family finances won’t cover college costs are more likely to find significant financial aid at Iowa’s private, non-profit colleges and universities. “I know it sounds counterintuitive, but it’s true,” says...
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  • Iowa Tuition Grants Increased 10% for Upcoming Year
    Iowa Tuition Grants Increased 10% for Upcoming Year
    Iowa families looking for ways to help pay for their students’ college costs will get a significant boost this upcoming academic year in a key financial aid program, the Iowa Tuition Grant (ITG).  The ITG maximum grant has been increased to $4,550, an increase of...
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  • High School Students Already Making College Plans
    High School Students Already Making College Plans
    High school students are deep into summer jobs and activities.  Many are also taking important steps toward deciding which college to attend. Several hundred have already signed up for campus tours at Iowa’s private, non-profit colleges and universities during the first full week of August....
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  • Governor Signs Tuition Grant Increase
    Governor Signs Tuition Grant Increase
    Iowa students attending independent, non-profit colleges and universities in Iowa will receive a welcome increase in state-funded financial aid this fall following Governor Terry Branstad’s signature of an important appropriations bill. Branstad on May 30 signed Senate File 2347, the annual education appropriations legislation, which...
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