Drafting in Iowa

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Schools Offering Drafting Programs in Iowa

Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Iowa receive drafting degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 116 drafters graduate from Iowa's 16 drafting schools.

Top Schools

Vatterott College, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Iowa that has a drafting program. It is located in Des Moines. 13 students graduated with a degree in drafting from Vatterott College in 2010. Vatterott College charged in-state students $11,306 in tuition fees per year.

Northwest Iowa Community College, which was ranked 73rd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Iowa that has a drafting program. It is located in Sheldon. 1 students graduated with degree in drafting from Northwest Iowa Community College in 2010. Students at Northwest Iowa Community College paid $4,620 per year in tuition fees.

Southwestern Community College, which is located in Creston, is the third-ranked school in Iowa that has a drafting program. It received a ranking of 77th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Southwestern Community College graduated 7 students from its drafting programs. Tuition at Southwestern Community College was $4,020 per year.


Drafting schools in Iowa, charge students an average tuition of $5,342 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $18,048 per year, or as little as $3,120 per year. In 2010, the following Iowa drafting schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. ITT Technical Institute - located in Clive, students are charged $18,048 per year
  2. Vatterott College - located in Des Moines, students are charged $11,306 per year
  3. Iowa Lakes Community College - located in Estherville, students are charged $4,876 per year

The drafting schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Iowa were:

  1. Indian Hills Community College - located in Ottumwa, students are charged $3,120 per year
  2. Western Iowa Tech Community College - located in Sioux City, students are charged $3,204 per year
  3. Eastern Iowa Community College District - located in Davenport, students are charged $3,540 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Iowa statistics regarding a career in drafting and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as design or drafting.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Drafting in Iowa
  • Certificate in Drafting in Iowa

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,313 miles from location ITT Technical Institute Cedar Rapids IA n/a n/a n/a
6,411 miles from location Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny IA 20.0292 n/a 22,324
6,310 miles from location Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids IA 15.8032 n/a 18,254
6,255 miles from location Eastern Iowa Community College District Davenport IA 17.5378 n/a 8,480
6,344 miles from location Hawkeye Community College Waterloo IA 19.0386 n/a 6,321
6,526 miles from location Iowa Western Community College Council Bluffs IA 15.4504 n/a 6,100
6,548 miles from location Western Iowa Tech Community College Sioux City IA 18.6955 n/a 5,829
6,319 miles from location Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar Calmar IA 15.6927 n/a 5,389
6,350 miles from location Indian Hills Community College Ottumwa IA 19.8417 n/a 5,137
6,286 miles from location Southeastern Community College West Burlington IA 15.5796 n/a 3,754
6,468 miles from location Iowa Lakes Community College Estherville IA 21.6657 n/a 3,201
6,375 miles from location Marshalltown Community College Marshalltown IA 15.1979 n/a 2,156
6,453 miles from location Southwestern Community College Creston IA 23.1225 n/a 1,680
6,521 miles from location Northwest Iowa Community College Sheldon IA 27.2749 n/a 1,615
6,414 miles from location Vatterott College Des Moines IA 29.7073 n/a 558
6,420 miles from location ITT Technical Institute Clive IA 8.11462 100% 186

Curious what studying Drafting gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Iowa

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Mechanical Drafters + 770 $42,780 -30.6%
Architectural and Civil Drafters + 700 $45,810 -16.7%
Drafters, All Other + 260 $41,980 52.9%
Electrical and Electronics Drafters + 90 $46,670 -43.8%

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