Iowa contains one school that offers event planning programs. Kaplan University has a total student population of 71,011 and is the 2861st highest ranked school in America.
Event Planning students from Iowa schools who go on to become event planners, wedding planners, event managers, production planners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,530 people working as meeting and convention planners alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,060. Also, General and operations managers make on average $110,550 per year and there are about 1,689,680 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 10,710 employed general and operations managers earning an average yearly salary of $100,210. Meeting and convention planners in this state earn $43,670/yr and there are 360 employed.
Also, within the event planning schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from event planning, 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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