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Schools Offering Mental Health Programs in Iowa


Around 0.0% of Iowa's graduates graduate from mental health degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 0 mental health counselors graduate from Iowa's 2 mental health schools.

Top Schools

Ellsworth Community College, which is located in Iowa Falls, is the top-ranked school in Iowa that has a mental health program. It received a ranking of 83rd in the country in 2010. no students graduated with a degree in mental health from Ellsworth Community College in 2010. Ellsworth Community College charged in-state students $3,816 in tuition fees per year.

Marshalltown Community College, which is located in Marshalltown, is the second-ranked school in Iowa that has a mental health program. It received a ranking of 85th in the country in 2010. 0 students graduated with degree in mental health from Marshalltown Community College in 2010. Marshalltown Community College charged in-state students $3,816 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Iowa mental health school, average tuition will be $3,816 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,816 per year to $3,816 per year. In 2010, the mental health schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Iowa were:

  1. Ellsworth Community College - located in Iowa Falls, students are charged $3,816 per year
  2. Marshalltown Community College - located in Marshalltown, students are charged $3,816 per year

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

  1. Ellsworth Community College - located in Iowa Falls, students are charged $3,816 per year
  2. Marshalltown Community College - located in Marshalltown, students are charged $3,816 per year

A mental health degree from an Iowa school... what next?

A large number of Iowa mental health graduates become mental health counselors. 1,300 mental health counselors were working in Iowa in 2010. The Iowa counties with the largest populations of mental health counselors are:

  1. Dallas County - 270 mental health counselors
  2. Buena Vista County - 260 mental health counselors
  3. Appanoose County - 160 mental health counselors

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 950 mental health counselors will be working in Iowa state. This would require the number of mental health counselors to grow by 25%.

Salary

On average, a mental health counselor earns a salary of $36,270 per year in Iowa state. However, Iowa mental health counselors earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,090 per year to more than $64,990 per year in 2010. The counties in Iowa with the highest average salary for a mental health counselor are:

  1. Adair County - $42,230 per year
  2. Dallas County - $40,720 per year
  3. Benton County - $40,190 per year

The following counties in Iowa have the lowest average salaries for mental health counselors:

  1. Woodbury County - $24,560 per year
  2. Johnson County - $29,360 per year
  3. Allamakee County - $29,980 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Iowa statistics regarding a career in mental health. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as mental health or clinical psychology.

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,375 miles from location Marshalltown Community College Marshalltown IA 15.1979 n/a 2,156
6,391 miles from location Ellsworth Community College Iowa Falls IA 16.7544 n/a 1,174
 

Curious what studying Mental Health 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)
1
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers + 1,750 $36,560
2
Mental Health Counselors + 1,300 $36,270 73.3%
3
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors + 1,010 $41,000 -8.2%
4
Psychiatric Aides + 620 $29,540 82.4%
5
Psychiatric Technicians + 220 $30,130 -21.4%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are mental health related jobs in Iowa