Iowa contains 20 schools that offer athletic training programs. Luther College, the highest-ranking athletic training school in IA, has a total student population of 2,519 and is the 164th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 20 athletic training schools in Iowa, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Luther College comes out as the most expensive ($21,493/yr), with North Iowa Area Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,300/yr.
Athletic Training students from Iowa schools who go on to become athletic trainers, trainers, sports trainers, gymnastics instructors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 15,260 people working as athletic trainers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $44,020. Also, Coaches and scouts make on average $35,740 per year and there are about 179,830 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 3,650 employed coaches and scouts earning an average yearly salary of $26,040. Athletic trainers in this state earn $37,880/yr and there are 150 employed.
Also, within the athletic training schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from athletic training, there are 3687 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,622 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,082, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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