Urbandale, IA has one business school within its city limits. Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus has a total student population of 641. It is the 4732nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 79th highest in the state of Iowa (#1 is Luther College).
Business students from Urbandale 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.
Urbandale lies in Polk county, which is one of the 52 counties in Iowa. Overall, the Des Moines-West Des Moines area has 322,000 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $42,120 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus ends up costing a student $25,020/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Urbandale|
|West Des Moines||IA||57,065||1||4.37611||3||4.4 miles|
|Des Moines||IA||200,202||10||28.1761||244||5.8 miles|
|Fort Dodge||IA||-||2||25.3587||65||64.6 miles|
|Cedar Falls||IA||-||3||27.7287||174||89.8 miles|