Allen College

Academic Programs

Allen College is an independent not-for-profit college that educates nursing and other allied health professionals. The college campus is located in the mid-sized city of Waterloo in northeast Iowa. Allen College was established in 1989 and its development is traced back to the formation of the Allen Memorial Hospital Nurses Training School in 1925.

Allen College currently offers academic programs in nursing, radiography, medical laboratory science, nuclear medicine technology, diagnostic medical sonography, public health, as well as dental hygiene completion.

The School of Health Sciences offers the following degrees:

The School of Nursing offers the following degrees:

Allen College has developed partnerships with the University of Northern Iowa (Cedar Falls, Iowa), Hawkeye Community College (Waterloo, Iowa), Wartburg College (Waverly, Iowa), Loras College (Dubuque, Iowa) and Central College (Pella, IA) for general education instruction. The strengths of the clinical learning components offered by Allen College are then able to be combined with the academic excellence of these partners so that the educational experience is maximized for students.