Iowa is filled with colleges and universities, both public and private.
The public universities in Iowa include the University of Iowa, Iowa State University and the University of Northern Iowa. Other states have public universities.
University of Iowa- http://www.uiowa.edu/
Iowa State University- http://www.iastate.edu/
University of Northern Iowa- http://www.uni.edu/
Iowa also has fifteen community colleges, which are smaller and less expensive than the major universities. If you are looking to gain your GED, or just take a couple classes for your own benefit, the best option would be a community college. Each community college offers a comprehensive educational program. All Iowans of post-secondary school age are eligible to attend any of the community colleges.
For a list of all 15 community colleges in Iowa:
Iowa also has a number of private colleges and universities. These may be smaller, but more expensive than public universities or community colleges.
For a list of private colleges and universities:
A number of Iowa colleges and Universities that are beginning to offer online degree programs.
For a list of programs: