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 December 1
University of Iowa December 1
University of Northern Iowa January 15
Allen College March 1
Briar Cliff University January 7
Buena Vista University April 1
Central College January 15
Clarke University N/A
Coe College N/A
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 February 1
Iowa Wesleyan University April 1
Loras College March 1
Luther College N/A
Maharishi University of Management July 2
Mercy College of Health Sciences July 1
Morningside College December 1
Mount Mercy University March 1
Northwestern College December 1
Palmer College of Chiropracic N/A
Simpson College February 1
St Ambrose University March 15
University of Dubuque April 1
Upper Iowa University July 1
Wartburg College March 1
William Penn University July 1
Hamilton Technical College N/A
Purdue University Global - Cedar Falls July 1
Purdue University Global - Cedar Rapids July 1
Purdue University Global - Davenport July 1
Purdue University Global - Davenport July 1
Purdue University Global - Des Moines July 1
Purdue University Global - Mason City July 1
Purdue University Global Online July 1
Waldorf University N/A
Des Moines Area Community College April 1
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 July 1
Iowa Western Community College May 1
Kirkwood Community College July 1
North Iowa Area Community College March 1
Northeast Iowa Community College N/A
Northwest Iowa Community College April 1
Southeastern Community College March 1
Southwestern Community College July 1
Western Iowa Tech Community College July 1