Iowa contains twelve schools that offer cisco programs. Saint Ambrose University, the highest-ranking cisco school in IA, has a total student population of 3,729 and is the 1917th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 cisco schools in Iowa, only 3 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.
Cisco students from Iowa schools who go on to become cisco specialists, cisco technology specialists, cisco certified professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 226,080 people working as network systems and data communications analysts alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $76,560. Also, Network and computer systems administrators make on average $70,930 per year and there are about 338,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 3,740 employed network and computer systems administrators earning an average yearly salary of $61,700. Network systems and data communications analysts in this state earn $66,280/yr and there are 1,310 employed.
Also, within the cisco schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from cisco, 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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