Iowa contains four schools that offer psychiatry programs. University of Iowa, the highest-ranking psychiatry school in IA, has a total student population of 28,987 and is the 782nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 psychiatry 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 Marshalltown Community College as the lowest recorded at only $9,405/yr.
Psychiatry students from Iowa schools who go on to become psychiatric aides, psychiatrists, educational psychologists, psychiatristss, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 22,210 people working as psychiatrists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $163,660. Also, Psychiatric aides make on average $27,430 per year and there are about 62,610 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 640 employed psychiatric aides earning an average yearly salary of $30,070. Psychiatrists in this state earn $199,050/yr and there are 150 employed.
Also, within the psychiatry schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from psychiatry, 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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