Iowa contains five schools that offer entrepreneurship programs. Buena Vista University, the highest-ranking entrepreneurship school in IA, has a total student population of 2,647 and is the 472nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 entrepreneurship schools in Iowa, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Drake University comes out as the most expensive ($23,091/yr), with North Iowa Area Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,300/yr.
Entrepreneurship students from Iowa schools who go on to become entrepreneurs, internet entrepreneurs, e-business entrepreneurs, e-commerce entrepreneurs, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,036,450 people working as business operations specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,960. Also, Business and financial operations employees make on average $65,900 per year and there are about 6,063,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 57,840 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average yearly salary of $54,790. Business operations specialists in this state earn $53,090/yr and there are 8,740 employed.
Also, within the entrepreneurship schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from entrepreneurship, 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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