Iowa contains 37 schools that offer travel and tourism programs. Bowling Green State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking travel and tourism school in IA, has a total student population of 17,309 and is the 254th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 37 travel and tourism schools in Iowa, only 13 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bryan University comes out as the most expensive ($31,601/yr), with John A Logan College as the lowest recorded at only $2,714/yr.
Travel and Tourism students from Iowa schools who go on to become travel agents, tourism agents, tourism specialists, tour guides, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 76,990 people working as travel agents alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $32,450. Also, Travel guides make on average $33,300 per year and there are about 4,270 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the travel and tourism schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from travel and tourism, 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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