Iowa contains sixteen schools that offer electronics programs. Dordt College, the highest-ranking electronics school in IA, has a total student population of 1,322 and is the 295th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 electronics schools in Iowa, only 3 have 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 Southeastern Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,121/yr.
Electronics students from Iowa schools who go on to become electronic workers, electricians, electronic technologists, electronics engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 193,570 people working as electrical and electronic equipment assemblers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $30,690. Also, Electrical and electronic engineering technicians make on average $55,410 per year and there are about 154,050 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 1,560 employed electrical and electronic engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $52,810. Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers in this state earn $29,290/yr and there are 1,080 employed.
Also, within the electronics schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from electronics, 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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