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Public Policy Schools in Iowa

In 2018-2019, 7 students earned their Public Policy degrees in IA.

As a degree choice, Public Policy is the 220th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Public Policy Majors in Iowa

Public Policy majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 7

Gender Distribution

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

Public Policy Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of public policy majors in Iowa is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 71.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 14.3%
  • Other Races: 14.3%
Public Policy Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Policy Grads in Iowa

There are 10,320 people in the state and 740,490 people in the nation working in public policy jobs.

Public Policy Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Public Policy Jobs in Iowa

In this state, public policy grads earn an average of $85,800. Nationwide, they make an average of $99,480.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Iowa that offer public policy degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

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

It takes the average student 4.46 years to graduate. In their early career, Iowa State grads earn an average salary of $41,200. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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

The 2.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,244. Most students complete their degree in 4.45 years.

Public Policy Careers in IA

Some of the careers public policy majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 25% $131,150
Medical and Health Services Managers 19% $77,120
Political Science Professors 12% $85,660
Education Professors 11% $68,790
Social Scientists 10% $0
Legislators 4% $25,350

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Social Work 447
Public Administration 184
Human Services 158
Community Organization & Advocacy 59

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