Iowa contains five schools that offer human services programs. Grand View University, the highest-ranking human services school in IA, has a total student population of 2,039 and is the 606th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 human services schools in Iowa, only 1 has 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 North Iowa Area Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,300/yr.
Human Services students from Iowa schools who go on to become human service workers, social workers, human services specialists, human services care specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 344,050 people working as social and human service assistants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $29,880. Also, Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors make on average $40,420 per year and there are about 78,470 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 980 employed substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors earning an average yearly salary of $38,700. Social and human service assistants in this state earn $27,700/yr and there are 5,370 employed.
Also, within the human services schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from human services, 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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