Iowa contains five schools that offer pediatric nursing programs. University of Iowa, the highest-ranking pediatric nursing school in IA, has a total student population of 28,987 and is the 782nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 pediatric nursing schools in Iowa, only 2 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.
Pediatric Nursing students from Iowa schools who go on to become pediatric nurses, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 29,460 people working as pediatricians, general alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $161,410. 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. Pediatricians, general in this state earn $206,390/yr and there are 110 employed.
Also, within the pediatric nursing schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from pediatric nursing, 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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