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School Priority Financial Aid Deadlines

To receive priority consideration for financial aid from each of these institutions, you must file by the date listed if you plan to enroll the following fall. Note that deadlines vary quite a bit, so we recommend filing the FAFSA as early as possible.

College Name

Priority Deadline

Iowa State University January 3
University of Iowa December 1
University of Northern Iowa January 15
Allen College March 1
Briar Cliff University N/A
Buena Vista University April 1
Central College January 15
Clarke University March 1
Coe College March 1
Cornell College March 1
Divine Word College August 1
Dordt University February 1
Drake University March 1
Emmaus Bible College July 1
Faith Baptist Bible College July 1
Graceland University February 1
Grand View University January 15
Grinnell College January 15
Loras College March 1
Luther College March 1
Maharishi University of Management August 1
Mercy College of Health Sciences July 1
Morningside University December 1
Mount Mercy University March 1
Northwestern College January 1
Palmer College of Chiropractic N/A
Simpson College February 15
St. Ambrose University October 1
St. Luke's College March 1
University of Dubuque April 1
Upper Iowa University July 1
Wartburg College March 1
William Penn University July 1
Waldorf University N/A
Des Moines Area Community College N/A
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges March 1
Hawkeye Community College July 1
Indian Hills Community College July 1
Iowa Central Community College March 1
Iowa Lakes Community College July 1
Iowa Valley -- Ellsworth Community College March 1
Iowa Valley -- Marshalltown Community College March 1
Iowa Western Community College May 1
Kirkwood Community College July 1
North Iowa Area Community College March 1
Northeast Iowa Community College July 1
Northwest Iowa Community College April 1
Southeastern Community College March 1
Southwestern Community College July 1
Western Iowa Tech Community College July 1