Iowa contains four schools that offer nursing education programs. Mercy College of Health Sciences, the highest-ranking nursing education school in IA, has a total student population of 793 and is the 1687th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 nursing education schools in Iowa, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Allen College comes out as the most expensive ($22,884/yr), with Southwestern Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,608/yr.
Nursing Education students from Iowa schools who go on to become nursing educators, doctors, nurse administrators, nurse educators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 49,140 people working as nursing instructors and teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,240. Also, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 30,750 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $51,930. Nursing instructors and teachers in this state earn $56,570/yr and there are 450 employed.
Also, within the nursing education schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from nursing 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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