Iowa contains four schools that offer medicine programs. University of Iowa, the highest-ranking medicine school in IA, has a total student population of 28,987 and is the 782nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 medicine schools in Iowa, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mercy College of Health Sciences comes out as the most expensive ($16,028/yr), with University of Iowa as the lowest recorded at only $12,829/yr.
Medicine students from Iowa schools who go on to become physicians, doctors, nurses, surgeons, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 274,160 people working as physicians and surgeons alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $173,860. Also, Anesthesiologists make on average $211,750 per year and there are about 37,450 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 150 employed anesthesiologists earning an average yearly salary of $"#". Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $191,000/yr and there are 1,530 employed.
Also, within the medicine schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medicine, 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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