Iowa contains seven schools that offer distance education programs. Coe College, the highest-ranking distance education school in IA, has a total student population of 1,300 and is the 232nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 distance education schools in Iowa, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Coe College comes out as the most expensive ($19,705/yr), with University of Iowa as the lowest recorded at only $12,829/yr.
Distance Education students from Iowa schools who go on to become distance educators, teachers, online educators, online teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Mathematical science teachers make on average $70,550 per year and there are about 48,100 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 830 employed mathematical science teachers earning an average yearly salary of $80,470. Education teachers in this state earn $69,230/yr and there are 660 employed.
Also, within the distance education schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from distance education, 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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