Iowa contains three schools that offer pharmacy technician programs. Iowa Lakes Community College, the highest-ranking pharmacy technician school in IA, has a total student population of 3,201 and is the 3732nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 pharmacy technician schools in Iowa, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Iowa Lakes Community College comes out as the most expensive ($8,810/yr), with Western Iowa Tech Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,768/yr.
Pharmacy Technician students from Iowa schools who go on to become pharmacy technicians, pharmacists, pharmacologists, pharmacy professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 331,890 people working as pharmacy technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $28,940.
Also, within the pharmacy technician schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from pharmacy technician, 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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