Iowa contains five schools that offer school counseling programs. Buena Vista University, the highest-ranking school counseling school in IA, has a total student population of 2,647 and is the 472nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 school counseling schools in Iowa, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Morningside College comes out as the most expensive ($17,039/yr), with University of Iowa as the lowest recorded at only $12,829/yr.
School Counseling students from Iowa schools who go on to become school counselors, childhood educators, college counselors, health information specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 30,900 people working as counselors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $44,400. Also, Educational, vocational, and school counselors make on average $55,030 per year and there are about 251,050 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 2,180 employed educational, vocational, and school counselors earning an average yearly salary of $44,320. Counselors in this state earn $36,270/yr and there are 210 employed.
Also, within the school counseling schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from school counseling, 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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