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Allied Health Professions Schools in Iowa

911 Allied Health students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

An Allied Health Professions major is the 3rd most popular major in this state.

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Black or African American: 2.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.1%
  • White: 80.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 8.8%
Allied Health Professions Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Iowa

14,230 people in the state and 1,414,230 in the nation are employed in jobs related to allied health.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Iowa

In this state, allied health grads earn an average of $52,700. Nationwide, they make an average of $61,540.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 32 colleges in Iowa that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

142 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,674 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Graduates earn an average $26,900 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 34%.

134 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,474 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,084.

91 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,771 Total Students

A typical student attending Eastern Iowa Community Colleges will pay a net price of $10,378. In their early career, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges grads earn an average salary of $26,200. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,906 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. In their early career, Kirkwood Community College grads earn an average salary of $29,500. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,995 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#6

University of Iowa

Iowa City
59 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
31,656 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.33 years to graduate. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 2.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,548 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. This public school has an average net price of $7,201.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
727 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $19,941. Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 47%.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
11,187 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.45 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,918 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 29%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,203. 86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Allied Health Professions Careers in IA

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 24% $68,910
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 14% $60,130
Health Technologists and Technicians 14% $40,190
Hearing Aid Specialists 12% $42,480
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 11% $34,600
Surgical Technologists 10% $40,200
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 10% $50,600
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 7% $72,920

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,574
Allied Health Services 593
Health/Medical Admin Services 401
Dental Support Services 334
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 133
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 120
Health Sciences & Services 19
Mental & Social Health Services 7

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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