Fort Dodge, IA has one adult education school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Drake University has a total student population of 5,653. It is the 1239th highest ranked school in the USA and the 20th highest in the state of Iowa (#1 is Luther College). To learn more about adult education programs in Fort Dodge, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of adult education professors at Drake University such as Anne Abrahmson, Rosenna Bakari, Matt Bruinekool, Mike Couvillon, Thomas Drake, and Linda Espey.
Adult Education students from Fort Dodge schools who go on to become adult education teachers, economics professors, teachers, educators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Education administrators make on average $95,340 per year and there are about 105,900 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 160 employed education administrators earning an average salary of $76,610. Education teachers in this area earn $58,680/yr and there are 40 employed.
Fort Dodge lies in Webster county, which is one of the 52 counties in Iowa. Overall, the Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area has 147,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $15.78/hr average worker wage, and a $32,810 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.238 out of every 1000 jobs in Fort Dodge are held by education teachers, and 1.105/1000 are held by education administrators.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Drake University ends up costing a student $23,091/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Dodge|
|Storm Lake||IA||-||2||49.0567||85||53.5 miles|
|West Des Moines||IA||57,065||1||4.37611||3||67.7 miles|
|Des Moines||IA||200,202||10||28.1761||244||69.4 miles|
|Cedar Falls||IA||-||3||27.7287||174||87.8 miles|