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Health Sciences & Services Schools in Iowa

In 2018-2019, 19 students earned their Health Science degrees in IA.

A Health Sciences & Services major is the 24th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Health Sciences & Services Majors in Iowa

Health Science majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 19

Gender Distribution

In Iowa, a health science major is more popular with women than with men.

Health Sciences & Services Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of health science majors in Iowa is as follows:

  • Asian: 10.5%
  • Black or African American: 5.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 78.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 5.3%
Health Sciences & Services Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Health Sciences & Services Grads in Iowa

In this state, there are 910 people employed in jobs related to a health science degree, compared to 114,910 nationwide.

Health Sciences & Services Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Health Sciences & Services Jobs in Iowa

In this state, health science grads earn an average of $38,050. Nationwide, they make an average of $43,480.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Iowa that offer health science degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

#1

Luther College

Decorah
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
2,005 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $23,792. The 2.40% student loan default rate is lower than average.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
1,993 Total Students

The average student takes 4.48 years to complete their degree at Graceland Lamoni. 100% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

#2

St Luke's College

Sioux City
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
273 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $45,300 after graduation. This private institution charges an average net price of $21,375. The 4.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#4

Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
1,835 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,988. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 3.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#5

Clarke University

Dubuque
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
1,004 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 59%. The 4.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. An average student at Clarke will pay a net price of $23,464.

Health Sciences & Services Careers in IA

Some of the careers health science majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Community Health Workers 19% $36,490

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to health science.

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Nursing 2,922
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,574
Allied Health Professions 1,074
Chiropractic 678
Allied Health Services 593
Health/Medical Admin Services 433
Dental Support Services 334
Rehabilitation Professions 291

View all majors related to Health Sciences & Services

View Nationwide Health Sciences & Services Report

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