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Allied Health Professions Schools in Iowa

911 students earned Allied Health degrees in Iowa in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Allied Health Professions is the 3rd most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

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

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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%
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Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Iowa

There are 14,230 people in the state and 1,414,230 people in the nation working in allied health jobs.

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Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Iowa

Allied Health grads earn an average of $52,700 in the state and $61,540 nationwide.

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

142 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,976 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. 92% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 34%.

134 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,258 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,084. The full-time teacher rate is 99%.

91 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,002 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,378. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid. In their early career, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges grads earn an average salary of $26,200.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,788 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,271. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 85% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 99%.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,894 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,441. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

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University of Iowa

Iowa City
59 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
31,240 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 2.50% which is lower than average. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,893. The full-time teacher rate is 84%.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,478 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,201. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
795 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 6.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 47%. Most students complete their degree in 4.00 years.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
10,477 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 75%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,244.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,612 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,203. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid.

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 13% $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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