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So you're from Sheldon, IA?

Fortunately for you, Sheldon, IA offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

So you want to attend college at home in Sheldon?

The city of Sheldon has only one college or university for local students such as yourself to attend, Northwest Iowa Community College.

Sheldon College and University Demographics

There are 22 degree and certificate programs in disciplines such as Health Information, Allied Health and Automotive offered at the school for you to choose from. Approximately 29% percent of students studying at Northwest Iowa Community College choose to study Electrician, making it the most popular course of study at the school.

Tuition

Northwest Iowa Community College charges in-state tuition of $4,620 per year.

Financial Aid

Northwest Iowa Community College students received $1,879,269 in grants, loans, and scholarships in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships accounted for $1,852,351 of the total.

Sheldon Student Demographics

Approximately 0.5% of Iowa students were enrolled in Northwest Iowa Community College in 2010. That is 1,615 students.

Graduation and Retention Rates

For every 100 students who enroll in Northwest Iowa Community College, 79 return to start their second year of college. The graduation rate for Northwest Iowa Community College is approximately 59%.

Student Demographics

Northwest Iowa Community College has a student population that is approximately 55% female. The ratio of Northwest Iowa Community College students who are 24 years old or younger to those who are over 24 years old, is 0 to 100. In 2009, 9% of Northwest Iowa Community College students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority.

Sheldon Faculty Demographics

In 2009, Northwest Iowa Community College employed a total of 199 faculty members. Of these faculty members, 119 were female. 5% identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority.

The average student to faculty ratio at Northwest Iowa Community College was 11 to 1 in 2009.

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Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Sheldon, IA to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 3,510 $23,670 $25,000
2
Office Clerks, General 3,190 $25,840 $28,240
3
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 3,010 $24,170 $25,140
4
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 2,910 $25,790 $32,000
5
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 2,900 $39,840 $54,330
6
Registered Nurses 2,750 $48,660 $67,720
7
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 2,570 $27,880 $35,340
8
Home Health Aides 1,640 $20,300 $21,760
9
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 1,350 $20,870 $24,180
10
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 1,260 $33,870 $39,890
11
Construction Laborers 1,130 $28,360 $33,590
12
General and Operations Managers 1,070 $87,180 $113,100
13
Cooks, Restaurant 920 $20,010 $23,260
14
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 900 $35,820 $41,360
15
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 860 $32,380 $38,200
16
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 750 $43,120 $54,880
17
Accountants and Auditors 730 $51,600 $68,960
18
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other 730 $52,410 $71,280
19
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 720 $33,310 $45,860
20
Electricians 700 $40,720 $51,810
21
Social and Human Service Assistants 700 $21,670 $30,100
22
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 650 $41,720 $50,770
23
Carpenters 620 $31,220 $43,890
24
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 510 $44,700 $55,620
25
Loan Officers 510 $51,670 $65,900
26
Financial Managers 490 $80,470 $116,970
27
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 460 $35,010 $50,360
28
Billing and Posting Clerks 450 $28,560 $33,270
29
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 440 $49,800 $62,260
30
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 420 $35,240 $42,250
31
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 390 $56,280 $57,510
32
Correctional Officers and Jailers 390 $41,570 $42,780
33
Cooks, Fast Food 380 $17,230 $18,540
34
Medical and Health Services Managers 360 $65,460 $93,670
35
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 350 $22,440 $26,510
36
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 350 $27,090 $29,200
37
Pharmacy Technicians 350 $25,030 $29,330
38
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 330 $29,790 $33,300
39
Medical Secretaries 330 $26,400 $31,820
40
Industrial Production Managers 330 $73,430 $95,660
41
Dental Assistants 320 $33,370 $34,140
42
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 300 $39,990 $55,220
43
Advertising Sales Agents 280 $39,980 $55,020
44
Mental Health Counselors 260 $38,900 $41,360
45
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 260 $41,460 $43,850
46
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 230 $78,900 $89,990
47
Medical Assistants 210 $27,690 $29,760
48
Managers, All Other 210 $56,600 $102,160
49
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 210 $47,230 $60,160
50
Coaches and Scouts 200 $24,840 $35,950