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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. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Iowa is $19,280 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $20,796 a year.

About 71% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly 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. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

Roughly 47% of students at Iowa take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,200 during the early-career years.

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

Approximately 83% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Western Iowa Tech Community College is $26,900.

There are 2,194 students at Palmer College of Chiropractic - Davenport in total, 29 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 28 are full-time. 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. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

There are 13,788 students at Kirkwood Community College in total, 5,084 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

51% of Kirkwood Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,500 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Des Moines Area Community College is 23,258, which includes 6,146 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 44% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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 school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

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

Roughly 50% of students at Iowa State take out loans to pay for college. 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.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,200 during the early-career years.

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.

Roughly 74% of students at Iowa Western Community College take out loans to pay for college. 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 2,894 students at North Iowa Area Community College in total, 1,389 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 81% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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.

There are 1,733 students at Graceland Lamoni in total, 1,032 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 898 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Graceland Lamoni is 4.5 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 56%. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

Approximately 87% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,277 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.8% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Graceland Lamoni with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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.

48% of NICC students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,900 during the early-career years.

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.

31% of Eastern Iowa Community Colleges students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Eastern Iowa Community Colleges is $26,200.

There are 339 undergraduates at Allen College, of which 306 are full-time, and there are 656 students altogether. 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 5,112 students at Hawkeye Community College in total, 2,097 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

54% of Hawkeye Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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 student loan default rate of 6.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

There are 2,968 students at St. Ambrose University in total, 2,260 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,122 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

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

74% of St. Ambrose University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,071 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from St. Ambrose University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

70% of Southeastern Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southeastern Community College is $25,700.

The total student population at Indian Hills Community College is 3,612, which includes 1,869 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 55% of students at IHCC take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

Students who graduate from IHCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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. For undergraduates at UNI, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Of the accepted students, 41% 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,100 during the early-career years.

There are 2,954 undergraduates at Drake, of which 2,830 are full-time, and there are 4,884 students altogether. Drake has a freshman retention rate of 87%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

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

Roughly 56% of students at Drake take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,516 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Drake is $46,800.

The total student population at Mount Mercy University is 1,807, of which 1,442 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,070 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

About 57% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 29% are men and 71% are women.

80% of Mount Mercy students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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.

The total student population at Upper Iowa University is 4,279, of which 3,680 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,856 are full-time. For undergraduates at UIU, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

About 56% of students who apply get accepted. Around 57% of accepted students are men, and 43% are women.

73% of UIU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,083 a year. UIU has a 8.1% 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 $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.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 27%. 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 average amount of student loans is $6,333 a year. St Luke’s College has a 4.6% 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 $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.

Roughly 94% of students at Briar Cliff take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,292 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.5% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Briar Cliff is $35,200.

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