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MSN in Iowa

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Iowa

Each year, approximately 0.0% of Iowa graduates receive degrees in nursing. That means an estimated 17 nurse practitioners graduate from Iowa's 2 MSN schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Iowa with a MSN program is Graceland University-Lamoni, which is located in Lamoni. In 2010, it was ranked 75th nationwide. In 2010, Graceland University-Lamoni graduated 7 students from its MSN program. Students at Graceland University-Lamoni paid $20,980 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Iowa that has a MSN program is Allen College. Allen College, which was ranked 76th in the country in 2010, is located in Waterloo. In 2010, 10 students graduated from Allen College MSN program. The tuition rate at Allen College was $14,995 per year.


Tuition at Iowa's MSN schools ranges from $20,980 per year to $14,995 per year. But, the average tuition is $17,988 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Iowa MSN schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Graceland University-Lamoni - located in Lamoni, students are charged $20,980 per year
  2. Allen College - located in Waterloo, students are charged $14,995 per year

The following Iowa MSN schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Allen College - located in Waterloo, students are charged $14,995 per year
  2. Graceland University-Lamoni - located in Lamoni, students are charged $20,980 per year

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

The highest percentage of MSN graduates in Iowa pursue careers as a nurse practitioner. Iowa had 200 nurse practitioners in 2010. The Iowa counties with the largest populations of nurse practitioners are:

  1. Dallas County - 40 nurse practitioners

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of nurse practitioners is expected to grow by 9% by 2018. There are projected to be 490 nurse practitioners working in the Iowa then.


A nurse practitioner in Iowa earns $75,060 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. nurse practitioners in Iowa had varying salaries from $41,630 to $82,930 per year in 2010. The counties in Iowa with the highest average salary for a nurse practitioner are:

  1. Dallas County - $57,610 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nursing in Iowa and to compare salaries with various related fields such as RN to BSN or RN, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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  • Master's Degree in Nursing in Iowa

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 200 $75,060 -71.0%

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