Iowa contains 45 schools that offer bookkeeping programs. Luther College, the highest-ranking bookkeeping school in IA, has a total student population of 2,519 and is the 164th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 45 bookkeeping schools in Iowa, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,020/yr), with Southeastern Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,121/yr.
Bookkeeping students from Iowa schools who go on to become bookkeepers, bookkeeping clerks, accounting managers, accounting officers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,757,870 people working as bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $34,750. Also, Accountants and auditors make on average $67,430 per year and there are about 1,106,980 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 9,550 employed accountants and auditors earning an average yearly salary of $58,460. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this state earn $30,930/yr and there are 21,600 employed.
Also, within the bookkeeping schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from bookkeeping, 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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