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# Iowa Healthcare Colleges

Iowa ranked #32 in the nation for healthcare degrees handed out in 2019. Around 9,962 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $19,280 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $20,796 a year.

An estimated 71% of college students in Iowa take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,779 per year.

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There are 31,240 students at Iowa in total, 23,482 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 21,212 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Iowa is 4.3 years.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

Approximately 47% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,373 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Iowa with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 5,976 students at Western Iowa Tech Community College in total, 1,792 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

83% of Western Iowa Tech Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,302 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,900 during the early-career years.

There are 29 undergraduates at Palmer College of Chiropractic - Davenport, of which 28 are full-time, and there are 2,194 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 1 to 1.

Roughly 100% of students at Palmer College of Chiropractic - Davenport take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,500 a year. Palmer College of Chiropractic - Davenport has a 1.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,700 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Kirkwood Community College is 13,788, which includes 5,084 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 51% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,684 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Kirkwood Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 23,258 students at DMACC in total, 6,146 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 44% of students at DMACC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,301 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from DMACC is $29,300.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

There are 28,294 undergraduates at Iowa State, of which 26,713 are full-time, and there are 33,372 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Iowa State is 87%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Around 89% of students who apply get accepted. Around 53% of accepted students are men, and 47% are women.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,431 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Iowa State is $41,200.

There are 5,237 students at Iowa Central Community College in total, 2,544 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

59% of Iowa Central Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,153 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,600 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Iowa Western Community College is 5,977, which includes 2,555 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

74% of Iowa Western Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,566 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Iowa Western Community College is $27,900.

There are 1,389 full-time undergraduates at North Iowa Area Community College, and 2,894 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 81% of students at North Iowa Area Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,683 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,500 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Graceland University - Lamoni is 1,733, of which 1,032 students are undergraduates and of those, 898 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

About 56% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

87% of Graceland Lamoni students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,277 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.8% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Graceland Lamoni is $33,400.

The total student population at Northeast Iowa Community College is 4,408, which includes 1,128 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 48% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,776 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from NICC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,269 full-time undergraduates at Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, and 8,002 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 31% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,689 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Eastern Iowa Community Colleges with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Allen College is 656, of which 339 students are undergraduates and of those, 306 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Allen College has a 0.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Allen College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $50,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,097 full-time undergraduates at Hawkeye Community College, and 5,112 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,283 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Hawkeye Community College is $31,200.

There are 454 full-time undergraduates at Mercy College of Health Sciences, and 795 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Around 96% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 9% are men and 91% are women.

Roughly 71% of students at Mercy College of Health Sciences take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,811 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $44,300 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Saint Ambrose University is 2,968, of which 2,260 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,122 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at St. Ambrose University is 4.2 years.

About 61% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Approximately 74% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,071 a year. St. Ambrose University has a 5.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from St. Ambrose University is $38,800.

There are 2,478 students at Southeastern Community College in total, 1,163 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 70% of students at Southeastern Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,950 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,700 during the early-career years.

There are 3,612 students at IHCC in total, 1,869 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 55% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,321 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,700 during the early-career years.

The total student population at University of Northern Iowa is 10,477, of which 8,953 students are undergraduates and of those, 8,228 are full-time. It takes the average UNI undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Roughly 58% of students at UNI take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,005 a year. UNI has a 2.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UNI with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 4,884 students at Drake in total, 2,954 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,830 are full-time. For undergraduates at Drake, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 69%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

56% of Drake students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,516 a year. Drake has a 2.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $46,800 during the early-career years.

There are 1,442 undergraduates at Mount Mercy, of which 1,070 are full-time, and there are 1,807 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Mount Mercy is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 57%. Of the accepted students, 29% are men and 71% are women.

Roughly 80% of students at Mount Mercy take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $11,176 a year. Mount Mercy has a 3.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,800 during the early-career years.

There are 4,279 students at UIU in total, 3,680 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,856 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 56%. Of the accepted students, 57% are men and 43% are women.

Approximately 73% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,083 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,400 during the early-career years.

There are 123 full-time undergraduates at St Luke’s College, and 235 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 5 to 1.

About 27% of students who apply get accepted. Around 25% of accepted students are men, and 75% are women.

Roughly 100% of students at St Luke’s College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,333 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $45,300 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Briar Cliff University is 1,129, of which 872 students are undergraduates and of those, 670 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Approximately 94% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,292 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.5% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Briar Cliff with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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