Iowa Nursing Schools

Nursing Education in Iowa 

If you are interested to start a career in nursing, Iowa has a tremendous potential. Nursing education in Iowa has been provided through various Nursing Education Programs approved by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Nursing programs are available to those who have a physical presence in Iowa. The Iowa Board of Nursing has authority to regulate pre and post licensure programs. Notably, the Board of Nursing in Iowa does not approve Out-of-State nursing programs. If you are interested in applying to an Out-of-State program, you have to contact the state board of nursing.

The Iowa Board of Nursing is engaged in providing various Nursing Education Programs including Practical Nursing and Associate Degree Nursing Programs, Baccalaureate Nursing Programs, Master's Nursing and Doctorate Nursing Programs and Advanced Practice Nursing Programs. After nursing education any certification tests are required in Iowa.

Many healthcare institutions and medicals require nurses and offer better opportunities and salaries in Iowa.

List of Nursing Schools In Iowa

Allen College of Nursing

1825 Logan Avenue 
Waterloo, IA 50703
Phone: 319- 226-2002
Email: seiblebj@ihs.org


Clarke College 

1550 Clarke Drive
Dubuque, IA 52001
Phone: 800-383-2345
Email: admissions@clarke.edu


Coe College

1220 First Avenue NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Phone: (319) 399-8500


Graceland University

1 University Place
Lamoni, IA 50140
Phone: 641-784-5196


Grand View College

1200 Grandview Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50316
Phone: 515-263-2810
E-mail: Admissions


Kaplan University 

Cedar Falls, IA 


Kaplan University

 Cedar Rapids, IA


Kaplan University 

Des Moines, IA


Luther College

700 College Drive
Decorah, IA 52101-1042
Phone 563-387-1287
E-mail: admissions@luther.edu


Mercy College of Health Sciences

928 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA. 50309 
Phone: 515- 643-6715
Email: admissions@mchs.edu


St. Ambrose University

518 West Locust Street
Davenport, IA 52803
Phone: 563-333-6076 
Email nursing@sau.edu


Mount Mercy College

1330 Elmhurst Drive NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Phone: 319-368-6471
Email: mtarbox@mmc.mtmercy.edu


University of Phoenix - Des Moines Campus

6600 Westown Parkway 
Des Moines, Iowa 50266
515.267.8218


University of Iowa

101 Nursing Building
Iowa City, IA 52242-1121
Phone: 319-335-7018
Email: bonnie-mcintosh@uiowa.edu


Nursing Schools by State