There are schools offering public relations degrees in Iowa!
Schools Offering Public Relations Programs in Iowa
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Around 0.2% of Iowa's graduates graduate from public relations degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 203 public relations professionals graduate from Iowa's 13 public relations schools.
The top-ranked school in Iowa with a public relations program is Coe College, which is located in Cedar Rapids. In 2010, it was ranked 33rd nationwide. 8 students graduated with a degree in public relations from Coe College in 2010. Coe College charged in-state students $30,860 in tuition fees per year.
Dordt College, which is located in Sioux Center, is the second-ranked school in Iowa that has a public relations program. It received a ranking of 36th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Dordt College graduated 5 students from its public relations program. Dordt College charged in-state students $23,180 in tuition fees per year.
Grand View University, which was ranked 36th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Iowa that has a public relations program. It is located in Des Moines. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Grand View University public relations program. Tuition at Grand View University was $20,292 per year.
Tuition at Iowa's public relations schools ranges from $30,860 per year to $6,997 per year. But, the average tuition is $21,052 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Iowa public relations schools were charged at the following schools:
- Coe College - located in Cedar Rapids, students are charged $30,860 per year
- Drake University - located in Des Moines, students are charged $26,960 per year
- Loras College - located in Dubuque, students are charged $26,275 per year
The following Iowa public relations schools had the lowest tuition rates:
- Iowa State University - located in Ames, students are charged $6,997 per year
- University of Northern Iowa - located in Cedar Falls, students are charged $7,008 per year
- Ashford University - located in Clinton, students are charged $16,270 per year
A public relations degree from an Iowa school... what next?
The following counties have the largest number of Iowa public relations professionals:
- Dallas County - 170 public relations professionals
- Benton County - 80 public relations professionals
- Appanoose County - 40 public relations professionals
The government projects that by 2018, the number of public relations professionals in the state of Iowa will grow to 560. This would require a 12% growth in the profession.
public relations professionals in Iowa earn $77,140 per year on average. However, Iowa public relations professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $33,540 per year to more than $139,440 per year in 2010. Public relations professionals in the following Iowa counties make the highest salaries on average:
- Benton County - $88,340 per year
- Dallas County - $83,140 per year
- Appanoose County - $80,570 per year
On average, public relations professionals earn the least in the following Iowa counties:
- Black Hawk County - $54,320 per year
- Scott County - $70,220 per year
- Johnson County - $74,970 per year
On average, the highest paid public relations professionals in Iowa were:
- Public Relations Manager - $77,140 per year
The public relations professionals with lowest average salaries in Iowa were:
- Public Relations Manager - $77,140 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional Iowa statistics regarding a career in public relations. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as business management or advertising.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations in Iowa
- Master's Degree in Public Relations in Iowa
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|6,235 miles from location||Ashford University||Clinton||IA||25.2891||49%||46,835|
|6,411 miles from location||Iowa State University||Ames||IA||40.2518||42%||27,945|
|6,351 miles from location||University of Northern Iowa||Cedar Falls||IA||37.0153||56%||13,303|
|6,316 miles from location||Upper Iowa University||Fayette||IA||20.0876||31%||5,774|
|6,414 miles from location||Drake University||Des Moines||IA||34.393||24%||5,653|
|6,255 miles from location||Saint Ambrose University||Davenport||IA||30.2407||29%||3,729|
|6,411 miles from location||Grand View University||Des Moines||IA||51.9032||36%||2,039|
|6,549 miles from location||Morningside College||Sioux City||IA||23.6279||27%||2,036|
|6,310 miles from location||Mount Mercy University||Cedar Rapids||IA||30.8962||53%||1,666|
|6,260 miles from location||Loras College||Dubuque||IA||30.0342||18%||1,567|
|6,536 miles from location||Dordt College||Sioux Center||IA||64.1148||43%||1,322|
|6,310 miles from location||Coe College||Cedar Rapids||IA||66.8447||24%||1,300|
|6,531 miles from location||Northwestern College||Orange City||IA||27.8622||33%||1,206|
Curious what studying Public Relations gets you?
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Public Relations and Fundraising Managers +||470||$77,140||11.9%|
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