Iowa contains 33 schools that offer locksmith programs. Michigan State University, the highest-ranking locksmith school in IA, has a total student population of 47,071 and is the 45th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 33 locksmith schools in Iowa, only 17 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-West Michigan Campus comes out as the most expensive ($26,289/yr), with Sinclair Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,687/yr.
Locksmith students from Iowa schools who go on to become locksmiths, certified master locksmiths, road service locksmiths, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 16,910 people working as locksmiths and safe repairers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,550.
Also, within the locksmith schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from locksmith, 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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