Iowa contains four schools that offer insurance programs. University of Iowa, the highest-ranking insurance school in IA, has a total student population of 28,987 and is the 782nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 insurance schools in Iowa, only 2 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 Hamilton Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $12,352/yr.
Insurance students from Iowa schools who go on to become insurance agents, insurance brokers, insurance consultants, insurance managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 10,960 people working as insurance appraisers, auto damage alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $56,180. Also, Insurance sales agents make on average $61,330 per year and there are about 325,710 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 4,560 employed insurance sales agents earning an average yearly salary of $57,180. Insurance appraisers, auto damage in this state earn $53,520/yr and there are 90 employed.
Also, within the insurance schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from insurance, 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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