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Computer Programming Schools in Iowa

In 2018-2019, 165 students earned their Programming degrees in IA.

A Computer Programming major is the 81st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Computer Programming Majors in Iowa

Programming majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 91
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 67
Bachelor’s Degree 4
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 3
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 3

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Programming Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of programming majors in Iowa is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.2%
  • Black or African American: 3.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.7%
  • White: 75.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.8%
  • Other Races: 5.5%
Computer Programming Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Programming Grads in Iowa

15,060 people in the state and 1,880,050 in the nation are employed in jobs related to programming.

Computer Programming Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Computer Programming Jobs in Iowa

A typical salary for a programming grad in the state is $78,940, compared to a typical salary of $89,580 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Iowa that offer programming degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,788 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. A typical student attending Kirkwood Community College will pay a net price of $10,271. The full-time teacher rate is 99%.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,258 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,300 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 99%. 72% of students get financical aid.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,612 Total Students

29% of the teachers are full time. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,002 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,200 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,378.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,408 Total Students

In their early career, NICC grads earn an average salary of $28,900. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 84% of students receive it. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,977 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $27,900 after graduation. 93% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

#7

Morningside College

Sioux City
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
2,599 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $37,400 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.30 years to graduate.

#8

Grand View University

Des Moines
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
1,889 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 6.30% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 41%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,035 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 99%.

Computer Programming Careers in IA

Some of the careers programming majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 23% $88,550
Web Developers 18% $52,170
Systems Software Developers 14% $92,060
Computer Network Support Specialists 13% $54,040
Computer Science Professors 7% $97,640
Computer Programmers -3% $78,630

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Computer Science 739
Computer Information Systems 732
Information Technology 347
Computer Systems Networking 97
Computer Software Applications 74
Information Science 14
Computer Systems Analysis 12
Data Processing 12

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