Iowa contains ten schools that offer health care administration programs. University of Iowa, the highest-ranking health care administration school in IA, has a total student population of 28,987 and is the 782nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 health care administration schools in Iowa, only 3 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 Iowa Central Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,132/yr.
Health Care Administration students from Iowa schools who go on to become health care administrators, physicians, surgeons, medical administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Medical transcriptionists make on average $33,350 per year and there are about 82,810 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 1,900 employed medical transcriptionists earning an average yearly salary of $31,390. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $77,630/yr and there are 3,880 employed.
Also, within the health care administration schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from health care administration, 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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