Council Bluffs, IA (population: 59,918) has two business schools within its city limits. Iowa Western Community College, the highest ranked school in the city with a business program, has a total student population of 6,100. It is the 4779th highest ranked school in the USA and the 83rd highest in the state of Iowa (#1 is Luther College).
Business students from Council Bluffs schools who go on to become business executives, businessmen, businesswomen, business coaches, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,063,670 people working as business and financial operations employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,900. Also, Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes make on average $87,430 per year and there are about 11,700 of them employed in the US today.
Council Bluffs lies in Pottawattamie county, which is one of the 52 counties in Iowa. Overall, the Omaha-Council Bluffs-IA area has 452,130 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $19.23/hr average worker wage, and a $40,000 average annual salary.
Of the 2 business schools in Council Bluffs, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,362/yr) for business students, with Iowa Western Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,974/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Council Bluffs|
|Sioux City||IA||83,250||6||24.3659||219||91.3 miles|