Iowa contains eight schools that offer transportation programs. Northwest Iowa Community College, the highest-ranking transportation school in IA, has a total student population of 1,615 and is the 2503rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 transportation schools in Iowa, only 1 has 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 Hawkeye Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,396/yr.
Transportation students from Iowa schools who go on to become transportation directors, bus drivers, taxi cab drivers, train engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 92,380 people working as transportation, storage, and distribution managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $85,470. Also, Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks make on average $32,400 per year and there are about 142,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Iowa alone, there are 440 employed reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks earning an average yearly salary of $28,000. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers in this state earn $71,120/yr and there are 930 employed.
Also, within the transportation schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from transportation, 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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