Iowa contains three schools that offer public health programs. University of Iowa, the highest-ranking public health school in IA, has a total student population of 28,987 and is the 782nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 public health schools in Iowa, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Northern Iowa comes out as the most expensive ($13,286/yr), with University of Iowa as the lowest recorded at only $12,829/yr.
Public Health students from Iowa schools who go on to become public health educators, public health officials, social workers, public health workers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 63,320 people working as health educators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $49,060. Also, Health specialties teachers make on average $103,340 per year and there are about 133,070 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 1,830 employed health specialties teachers earning an average yearly salary of $129,820. Health educators in this state earn $45,550/yr and there are 340 employed.
Also, within the public health schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from public health, 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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