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General Education Schools in Iowa

120 students earned Education degrees in Iowa in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, General Education is the 6th most popular major in the state out of a total 13 majors commonly available.

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
31,240 Total Students

92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.33 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
1,815 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. An average student at BVU will pay a net price of $20,087.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
33,372 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.20% which is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $41,200 a year. 89% of students get financical aid.

#4

Clarke University

Dubuque
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
904 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 59% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $37,200 after graduation.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
1,733 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,400 after earning their degree at this institution. 100% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 9.80% which is lower than average.

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

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. In their early career, Emmaus Bible College grads earn an average salary of $26,700. 100% of students get financical aid.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
1,258 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $19,767. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,900 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

#8

Iowa Wesleyan University

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,900 after earning their degree at this institution. 75% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

#9

Grand View University

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

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

#9

Allen College

Waterloo
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
656 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $50,000 after graduation. The 0.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 49% are considered full time.

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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