Iowa contains nine schools that offer court reporting programs. Grand View University, the highest-ranking court reporting school in IA, has a total student population of 2,039 and is the 606th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 court reporting 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 Des Moines Area Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,142/yr.
Court Reporting students from Iowa schools who go on to become court reporters, freelance court reporters, certified shorthand reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,780 people working as court reporters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,460. Also, Procurement clerks make on average $36,430 per year and there are about 78,150 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 580 employed procurement clerks earning an average yearly salary of $33,820. Court reporters in this state earn $56,570/yr and there are 320 employed.
Also, within the court reporting schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from court reporting, 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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