Iowa contains four schools that offer retail management programs. Northwest Iowa Community College, the highest-ranking retail management school in IA, has a total student population of 1,615 and is the 2503rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 retail management schools in Iowa, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwest Iowa Community College comes out as the most expensive ($9,463/yr), with Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar as the lowest recorded at only $7,405/yr.
Retail Management students from Iowa schools who go on to become retail managers, retail specialists, retail sales managers, retail professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,163,040 people working as firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $39,130. Also, General and operations managers make on average $110,550 per year and there are about 1,689,680 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 10,710 employed general and operations managers earning an average yearly salary of $100,210. Firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers in this state earn $36,940/yr and there are 13,870 employed.
Also, within the retail management schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from retail management, 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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