Iowa contains three schools that offer pathology programs. University of Iowa, the highest-ranking pathology school in IA, has a total student population of 28,987 and is the 782nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 pathology schools in Iowa, all of them 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 University of Iowa as the lowest recorded at only $12,829/yr.
Pathology students from Iowa schools who go on to become pathologists, homeopathologists, forensic pathologists, speech language pathologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 111,640 people working as speechlanguage pathologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $68,350. Also, Therapists make on average $54,400 per year and there are about 13,440 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 90 employed therapists earning an average yearly salary of $49,880. Speechlanguage pathologists in this state earn $57,610/yr and there are 1,220 employed.
Also, within the pathology schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from pathology, 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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