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Schools Offering Math Programs in Iowa

Around 0.3% of Iowa's graduates graduate from math degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 354 math professionals graduate from Iowa's 26 math schools.

Top Schools

Luther College, which was ranked 29th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Iowa that has a math program. It is located in Decorah. In 2010, Luther College graduated 13 students from its math program. Students at Luther College paid $33,480 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Iowa that has a math program is Cornell College. Cornell College, which was ranked 31st in the country in 2010, is located in Mount Vernon. In 2010, 5 students graduated from Cornell College math program. The tuition rate at Cornell College was $31,050 per year.

Coe College, which is located in Cedar Rapids, is the third-ranked school in Iowa that has a math program. It received a ranking of 33rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 5 students graduated from Coe College math program. Tuition at Coe College was $30,860 per year.


Math schools in Iowa, charge students an average tuition of $23,498 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $37,482 per year, or as little as $6,997 per year. The Iowa math schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Grinnell College - located in Grinnell, students are charged $37,482 per year
  2. Luther College - located in Decorah, students are charged $33,480 per year
  3. Cornell College - located in Mount Vernon, students are charged $31,050 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Iowa math schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Iowa State University - located in Ames, students are charged $6,997 per year
  2. University of Northern Iowa - located in Cedar Falls, students are charged $7,008 per year
  3. University of Iowa - located in Iowa City, students are charged $7,417 per year

A math degree from an Iowa school... what next?

The following counties have the largest number of Iowa math professionals:

  1. Dallas County - 380 math professionals
  2. Appanoose County - 80 math professionals
  3. Black Hawk County

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of math professionals in Iowa will grow by 17%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 800 math professionals working in Iowa. The greatest growth for math professional is predicted to be amongst Actuarys, who are expected to increase by 21% by 2018.


On average, math professionals earn a salary of $82,907 per year in Iowa state. However, Iowa math professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $23,330 per year to more than $144,430 per year in 2010. On average math professional earn the most in the following Iowa counties:

  1. Black Hawk County - $86,170 per year
  2. Dallas County - $78,340 per year
  3. Appanoose County - $76,670 per year

The Iowa counties with the lowest average salary for math professionals are:

  1. Appanoose County - $76,670 per year
  2. Dallas County - $78,340 per year
  3. Black Hawk County - $86,170 per year

The math professionals with highest average salaries in Iowa were:

  1. Actuary - $95,080 per year
  2. Mathematics Professor - $82,120 per year
  3. Statistician - $71,520 per year

On average, the lowest paid math professionals in Iowa were:

  1. Mathematics Professor - $82,120 per year
  2. Statistician - $71,520 per year

More Information

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Math in Iowa
  • Master's Degree in Math in Iowa
  • Doctoral Degree in Math in Iowa

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 810 $82,120 76.1%
Actuaries 340 $95,080 -10.5%
Statisticians 100 $71,520 25.0%

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