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General Education Schools in Iowa

In 2018-2019, 120 students earned their Education degrees in IA.

A General Education major is the 98th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Iowa

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 66
Bachelor’s Degree 33
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 12
Associate’s Degree 9

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Black or African American: 2.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.3%
  • White: 79.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.7%
  • Other Races: 12.5%
General Education Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Iowa

760 people in the state and 60,930 in the nation are employed in jobs related to education.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for General Education Jobs in Iowa

In this state, education grads earn an average of $75,060. Nationwide, they make an average of $73,680.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 17 colleges in Iowa that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

University of Iowa

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

84% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.33 years. This public school has an average net price of $15,893.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
1,846 Total Students

The average student takes 4.17 years to complete their degree at BVU. The student loan default rate is 5.40% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
34,992 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $41,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,140.

#4

Clarke University

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

Most students complete their degree in 4.21 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 8 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.20%.

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

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,400 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
238 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. An average student at Emmaus Bible College will pay a net price of $15,728. Graduates earn an average $26,700 after graduation.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
1,279 Total Students

The average student takes 4.54 years to complete their degree at William Penn University. An average student at William Penn University will pay a net price of $19,767. The full-time teacher rate is 98%.

#8

Iowa Wesleyan University

Mount Pleasant
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
616 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 75% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,900 a year. 100% of the teachers are full time.

#9

Grand View University

Des Moines
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
1,886 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 41%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. It takes the average student 4.43 years to graduate.

#9

Allen College

Waterloo
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
662 Total Students

In their early career, Allen College grads earn an average salary of $50,000. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 49% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.80%.

General Education Careers in IA

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Education Professors 11% $68,790

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,558
Teacher Education Subject Specific 559
Educational Administration 400
Other Education 229
Special Education 190
Student Counseling 109
Curriculum & Instruction 98
Teaching English or French 39

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