Iowa contains four schools that offer dialysis technician programs. Iowa Central Community College, the highest-ranking dialysis technician school in IA, has a total student population of 5,905 and is the 3768th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 dialysis technician schools in Iowa, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Des Moines Area Community College comes out as the most expensive ($8,142/yr), with Hawkeye Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,396/yr.
Dialysis Technician students from Iowa schools who go on to become dialysis technicians, medical technologists, medical technicians, radiology technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 166,860 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $55,620. Also, Medical and clinical laboratory technicians make on average $37,860 per year and there are about 152,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 1,460 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $36,670. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $50,910/yr and there are 1,450 employed.
Also, within the dialysis technician schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from dialysis technician, 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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