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Schools Offering Science Programs in Iowa
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Luther College, which is located in Decorah, is the top-ranked school in Iowa that has a science program. It received a ranking of 29th in the country in 2010. 93 students graduated with a degree in science from Luther College in 2010. Tuition at Luther College was $33,480 per year.
The second-ranked school in Iowa that has a science program is Cornell College. Cornell College, which was ranked 31st in the country in 2010, is located in Mount Vernon. 71 students graduated with degree in science from Cornell College in 2010. Cornell College charged in-state students $31,050 in tuition fees per year.
The third-ranked school in Iowa that has a science program is Coe College. Coe College, which was ranked 33rd in the country in 2010, is located in Cedar Rapids. In 2010, 45 students graduated from Coe College science program. The tuition rate at Coe College was $30,860 per year.
Science schools in Iowa, charge students an average tuition of $20,727 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $37,482 per year, or as little as $4,800 per year. In 2010, the following Iowa science schools had the highest tuition rates:
- Grinnell College - located in Grinnell, students are charged $37,482 per year
- Luther College - located in Decorah, students are charged $33,480 per year
- Cornell College - located in Mount Vernon, students are charged $31,050 per year
The lowest tuition rates at Iowa science schools were charged at the following schools:
- Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar - located in Calmar, students are charged $4,800 per year
- 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
A science degree from an Iowa school... what next?
Many Iowa science graduates become a biology professor, science professor, chemist, animal scientist, and clinical research scientist. Iowa had 6,750 science professionals in 2010. 320 of these science professionals were environmental scientists, 560 were biology professors, and 4,840 were science professors. The largest populations of Iowa science professional are working in the following counties:
- Appanoose County - 940 science professionals
- Benton County - 860 science professionals
- Buena Vista County - 730 science professionals
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 2,350 science professionals will be working in Iowa. This would require the number of science professional to grow by 21%.
science professionals in Iowa make an average of $66,970 per year. However, this number is only an average. Science professional in Iowa had varying salaries from $16,490 to $164,360 per year in 2010. On average science professional earn the most in the following Iowa counties:
- Allamakee County - $75,080 per year
- Benton County - $68,540 per year
- Black Hawk County - $63,625 per year
The following counties in Iowa have the lowest average salaries for science professional:
- Dallas County - $55,128 per year
- Johnson County - $58,630 per year
- Story County - $59,420 per year
The science professionals with highest average salaries in Iowa were:
- Biology Professor - $81,010 per year
- Clinical Research Scientist - $72,700 per year
- Animal Scientist - $70,660 per year
On average, the lowest paid science professionals in Iowa were:
- Environmental Scientist - $63,050 per year
- Science Professor - $48,830 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional Iowa statistics regarding a career in science. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as engineering or chemical engineering.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Science in Iowa
- Bachelor's Degree in Science in Iowa
- Master's Degree in Science in Iowa
- Doctoral Degree in Science in Iowa
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|6,253 miles from location||Kaplan University-Davenport Campus||Davenport||IA||25.6872||n/a||71,011|
|6,235 miles from location||Ashford University||Clinton||IA||25.2891||49%||46,835|
|6,304 miles from location||University of Iowa||Iowa City||IA||41.0192||32%||28,987|
|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|
|6,319 miles from location||Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar||Calmar||IA||15.6927||n/a||5,389|
|6,255 miles from location||Saint Ambrose University||Davenport||IA||30.2407||29%||3,729|
|6,490 miles from location||Buena Vista University||Storm Lake||IA||57.471||27%||2,647|
|6,315 miles from location||Luther College||Decorah||IA||70.6224||27%||2,519|
|6,431 miles from location||Graceland University-Lamoni||Lamoni||IA||24.8571||42%||2,357|
|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|
|6,410 miles from location||Simpson College||Indianola||IA||29.8389||34%||2,025|
|6,362 miles from location||William Penn University||Oskaloosa||IA||46.7035||59%||1,883|
|6,350 miles from location||Wartburg College||Waverly||IA||64.6623||29%||1,800|
|6,414 miles from location||Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center||Des Moines||IA||0.213115||n/a||1,783|
|6,260 miles from location||University of Dubuque||Dubuque||IA||21.391||41%||1,718|
|6,365 miles from location||Grinnell College||Grinnell||IA||37.1861||34%||1,688|
|6,310 miles from location||Mount Mercy University||Cedar Rapids||IA||30.8962||53%||1,666|
|6,376 miles from location||Central College||Pella||IA||28.4557||24%||1,636|
|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|
|6,260 miles from location||Clarke University||Dubuque||IA||28.6249||23%||1,202|
|6,328 miles from location||Maharishi University of Management||Fairfield||IA||27.2792||94%||1,199|
|6,552 miles from location||Briar Cliff University||Sioux City||IA||20.5017||n/a||1,158|
|6,298 miles from location||Cornell College||Mount Vernon||IA||68.6425||26%||1,133|
|6,306 miles from location||Iowa Wesleyan College||Mount Pleasant||IA||15.3563||18%||858|
|6,412 miles from location||Mercy College of Health Sciences||Des Moines||IA||31.3887||100%||793|
|6,408 miles from location||Waldorf College||Forest City||IA||22.1307||35%||558|
|6,261 miles from location||Emmaus Bible College||Dubuque||IA||26.8229||n/a||250|
|6,272 miles from location||Divine Word College||Epworth||IA||20.6381||100%||92|
Curious what studying Science 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)|
|Postsecondary Teachers, All Other +||4,840||$48,830||32.6%|
|Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary +||560||$81,010||-15.2%|
|Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists +||490||$72,700|
|Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health +||320||$63,050|
|Animal Scientists +||40||$70,660|
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