Iowa contains 46 schools that offer tax programs. Luther College, the highest-ranking tax school in IA, has a total student population of 2,519 and is the 164th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 46 tax schools in Iowa, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,020/yr), with Southeastern Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,121/yr.
Tax students from Iowa schools who go on to become tax preparers, accountants, tax accountants, tax specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 61,130 people working as tax preparers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,060. Also, Tax examiners, collectors, and revenue agents make on average $53,800 per year and there are about 69,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 300 employed tax examiners, collectors, and revenue agents earning an average yearly salary of $58,020. Tax preparers in this state earn $24,660/yr and there are 330 employed.
Also, within the tax schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from tax, 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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