Iowa contains sixteen schools that offer home inspection programs. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest-ranking home inspection school in IA, has a total student population of 51,659 and is the 31st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 home inspection schools in Iowa, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Inver Hills Community College comes out as the most expensive ($15,083/yr), with South Suburban College as the lowest recorded at only $5,842/yr.
Home Inspection students from Iowa schools who go on to become home inspectors, real estate inspectors, housing quality standard inspectors, housing inspectors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 90,730 people working as construction and building inspectors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $53,550. Also, Fire inspectors and investigators make on average $56,310 per year and there are about 12,180 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 80 employed fire inspectors and investigators earning an average yearly salary of $63,300. Construction and building inspectors in this state earn $47,160/yr and there are 610 employed.
Also, within the home inspection schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from home inspection, 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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