Iowa contains 54 schools that offer healthcare programs. Luther College, the highest-ranking healthcare school in IA, has a total student population of 2,519 and is the 164th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 54 healthcare schools in Iowa, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Salon Professional Academy comes out as the most expensive ($27,808/yr), with Southeastern Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,121/yr.
Healthcare students from Iowa schools who go on to become healthcare managers, physicians, doctors, health care administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,520 people working as healthcare practitioners and technical workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,110. Also, Mental health counselors make on average $41,710 per year and there are about 106,920 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 1,250 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $35,020. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $42,270/yr and there are 570 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from healthcare, 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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