Nurse Practitioner in Iowa

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Schools Offering Nurse Practitioning Programs in Iowa


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Iowa receive nurse practitioning degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 96 nurse practitioners graduate from Iowa's 4 nurse practitioner schools.

Top Schools

University of Iowa, which is located in Iowa City, is the top-ranked school in Iowa that has a nurse practitioner program. It received a ranking of 59th in the country in 2010. no students graduated with a degree in nurse practitioner from University of Iowa in 2010. Tuition at University of Iowa was $7,417 per year.

Clarke University, which is located in Dubuque, is the second-ranked school in Iowa that has a nurse practitioner program. It received a ranking of 71st in the country in 2010. 5 students graduated with degree in nurse practitioner from Clarke University in 2010. Tuition at Clarke University was $24,610 per year.

Graceland University-Lamoni, which is located in Lamoni, is the third-ranked school in Iowa that has a nurse practitioner program. It received a ranking of 75th in the country in 2010. 69 students graduated with degree in nurse practitioner from Graceland University-Lamoni in 2010. Tuition at Graceland University-Lamoni was $20,980 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Iowa nurse practitioner school, average tuition will be $17,001 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $7,417 per year to $24,610 per year. In 2010, the following Iowa nurse practitioner schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Clarke University - located in Dubuque, students are charged $24,610 per year
  2. Graceland University-Lamoni - located in Lamoni, students are charged $20,980 per year
  3. Allen College - located in Waterloo, students are charged $14,995 per year

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

  1. University of Iowa - located in Iowa City, students are charged $7,417 per year
  2. Allen College - located in Waterloo, students are charged $14,995 per year
  3. Graceland University-Lamoni - located in Lamoni, students are charged $20,980 per year

A nurse practitioner degree from an Iowa school... what next?

Most people who graduate from nurse practitioner school in Iowa go on to work as a nurse practitioner. Iowa had 200 nurse practitioners in 2010. In Iowa, the largest numbers of nurse practitioners work in the following counties:

  1. Dallas County - 40 nurse practitioners

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of nurse practitioners in the state of Iowa will grow to 490. This would require a 9% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, nurse practitioners earn $75,060 per year. In 2010, however, some Iowa nurse practitioners earned as little as less than $41,630 per year or as much as more than $82,930 per year. The counties in Iowa with the highest average salary for a nurse practitioner are:

  1. Dallas County - $57,610 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nurse practitioning in Iowa and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse anesthetist or MSN, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Master's Degree in Nurse Practitioning in Iowa

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,304 miles from location University of Iowa Iowa City IA 41.0192 32% 28,987
6,431 miles from location Graceland University-Lamoni Lamoni IA 24.8571 42% 2,357
6,260 miles from location Clarke University Dubuque IA 28.6249 23% 1,202
6,344 miles from location Allen College Waterloo IA 24.3075 50% 454
 

Curious what studying Nurse Practitioner gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 200 $75,060 -71.0%
 

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