Iowa contains 25 schools that offer emergency management programs. Luther College, the highest-ranking emergency management school in IA, has a total student population of 2,519 and is the 164th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 25 emergency management schools in Iowa, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan University comes out as the most expensive ($23,227/yr), with North Iowa Area Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,300/yr.
Emergency Management students from Iowa schools who go on to become emergency management coordinators, EMTs, paramedics, emergency managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,060 people working as emergency management specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $56,900. Also, Management analysts make on average $84,650 per year and there are about 552,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 3,900 employed management analysts earning an average yearly salary of $68,650. Emergency management specialists in this state earn $42,130/yr and there are 170 employed.
Also, within the emergency management schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from emergency management, 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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