Iowa contains three schools that offer construction programs. University of Northern Iowa, the highest-ranking construction school in IA, has a total student population of 13,303 and is the 986th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 construction schools in Iowa, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute–Clive comes out as the most expensive ($23,627/yr), with Western Iowa Tech Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,768/yr.
Construction students from Iowa schools who go on to become construction area managers, construction workers, construction professionals, construction superintendents, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 204,760 people working as construction managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $93,290. Also, Painters, construction and maintenance make on average $37,320 per year and there are about 214,240 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 1,790 employed painters, construction and maintenance earning an average yearly salary of $35,620. Construction managers in this state earn $80,680/yr and there are 1,730 employed.
Also, within the construction schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from construction, 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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