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So you're from Storm Lake, IA?

Fortunately for you, Storm Lake, 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!


 

Storm Lake College and University Demographics

Storm Lake's 2 colleges and universities offer a total of 49 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from mathematics, general to banking and financial support services to social work.

The top-ranked school in Storm Lake is Buena Vista University, with a nationwide rank of 42nd in 2010. The school has approximately 2,647 students. Education is the most popular course of study at Buena Vista University.

Tuition

Average tuition for students at Storm Lake colleges and universities is $13,153 per year. The Storm Lake school charging the highest tuition rates is Buena Vista University, which charges students $26,306 per year. The lowest tuition rate in Storm Lake is at Buena Vista University, which charges students $26,306 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2008, students at Storm Lake colleges received an estimated $0 in financial aid. Of this aid, $0 was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. Faust Institute of Cosmetology gave its students $0 in institutional financial aid. This was the highest amount of financial aid given by any Storm Lake school.

Storm Lake Student Demographics

Storm Lake schools had an enrollment of 2,671 students in 2010. This is 1% of the total number of Iowa college students. Buena Vista University had the most number of students of any college in Storm Lake, with 2,647 students. Faust Institute of Cosmetology, with 24 students, had the least number of students.

Graduation and Retention Rates

For every 100 students who enroll in Storm Lake schools, 69 return to start their second year of college. The graduation rate for Storm Lake schools is approximately 75%. The Storm Lake college with the highest graduation rate is Faust Institute of Cosmetology, which has a graduation rate of 90%. The Storm Lake college with the lowest graduation rate is Buena Vista University, which has a graduation rate of 59%.

Diversity

The ratio of female to male students enrolled in Storm Lake schools is 68 to 32. 0% of Storm Lake college students are 24 years old or younger. For every 100 Storm Lake college students, 10 students identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background in 2009. Faust Institute of Cosmetology had the highest percentage of diverse students in Storm Lake, with 24% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background.

Storm Lake Faculty Demographics

The total number of faculty employed by Storm Lake colleges and universities was 621. The ratio of female to male faculty was [Female Faculty Ratio] to [Male Faculty Ratio] for Storm Lake schools. And 51% of faculty were from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

In 2009, Storm Lake colleges and universities had on average of 1 faculty for every 6 students. Divine Word College had the highest faculty to student ratio, of schools in Storm Lake, with 1 to 1.

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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