ADN Programs in Iowa


There are 30 nursing schools in Iowa that provide ADN program. We gathered some key information about each school to help you learn more about the schools' characteristics and the programs they provide.

Where applicable we also list weighted average NCLEX pass rate of the students who attended the schools in the last 3 years.

Des Moines Area Community College
Ankeny, IA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 88.30%
  • PN: 97.40%

Eastern Iowa Community College District
Davenport, IA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 85.10%
  • PN: 81.80%

Ellsworth Community College
Iowa Falls, IA


Hawkeye Community College
Waterloo, IA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 81.60%
  • PN: 88.00%

Indian Hills Community College
Ottumwa, IA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 56.40%
  • PN: 80.10%

Iowa Central Community College
Fort Dodge, IA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 84.70%
  • PN: 96.10%

Iowa Lakes Community College
Estherville, IA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 65.20%
  • PN: 75.60%

Iowa Valley Community College District - Marshalltown Community College
Marshalltown, IA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 88.10%

Iowa Western Community College
Council Bluffs, IA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 64.90%
  • PN: 92.00%

Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus
Cedar Falls, IA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 68.70%

Kirkwood Community College
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 97.40%
  • PN: 100.00%

Marshalltown Community College
Marshalltown, IA


Mercy College of Health Sciences
Des Moines, IA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 75.80%

Mount Mercy University
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 94.10%

North Iowa Area Community College
Mason City, IA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 95.40%
  • PN: 95.30%

Northeast Iowa Community College
Calmar, IA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 84.70%
  • PN: 97.70%

Northwest Iowa Community College
Sheldon, IA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 77.40%
  • PN: 95.20%

Southeastern Community College
West Burlington, IA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 84.70%
  • PN: 95.60%

Southwestern Community College
Creston, IA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 87.40%
  • PN: 95.20%

St Luke's College
Sioux City, IA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 89.40%

Western Iowa Tech Community College
Sioux City, IA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 75.60%
  • PN: 94.70%


Closed Schools/Programs

Kaplan University-Davenport Campus
Davenport, IA

School closed in 2018