Iowa contains 26 schools that offer music education programs. Luther College, the highest-ranking music education school in IA, has a total student population of 2,519 and is the 164th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 26 music education schools in Iowa, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Drake University comes out as the most expensive ($23,091/yr), with Southwestern Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,608/yr.
Music Education students from Iowa schools who go on to become music educators, music business consultants, music business professionals, music teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 80,790 people working as art, drama, and music teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $68,230. Also, Musicians and singers make on average $0 per year and there are about 47,260 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 260 employed musicians and singers earning an average yearly salary of $"*". Art, drama, and music teachers in this state earn $60,500/yr and there are 810 employed.
Also, within the music education schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from music education, 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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