Iowa contains 24 schools that offer gunsmithing programs. Lake Career and Technical Center, the highest-ranking gunsmithing school in IA, has a total student population of 5 and is the 945th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 24 gunsmithing schools in Iowa, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dunwoody College of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($23,022/yr), with Lake Career and Technical Center as the lowest recorded at only $1,244/yr.
Gunsmithing students from Iowa schools who go on to become gunsmithers, gunsmiths, research and development machinists, machinists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,268,930 people working as maintenance and repair workers, general alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,520. Also, Machinists make on average $38,940 per year and there are about 380,720 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 5,420 employed machinists earning an average yearly salary of $35,540. Maintenance and repair workers, general in this state earn $34,760/yr and there are 13,500 employed.
Also, within the gunsmithing schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from gunsmithing, 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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