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Elementary Education Schools in Iowa

1,229 Elementary Teaching students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Elementary Education is the 1st most popular major out of a total 61 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in Iowa

Elementary Teaching majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,203
Master’s Degree 26

Gender Distribution

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

Elementary Education Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of elementary teaching majors in Iowa is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Black or African American: 1.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.8%
  • White: 90.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 5.0%
Elementary Education Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in Iowa

There are 19,040 people in the state and 1,410,970 people in the nation working in elementary teaching jobs.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in Iowa

Elementary Teaching grads earn an average of $54,500 in the state and $62,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 28 colleges in Iowa that offer elementary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 12 below:

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

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,244. The 2.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

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

The average student takes 4.46 years to complete their degree at Iowa State. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 84% are considered full time. A typical student attending Iowa State will pay a net price of $15,140.

#3

University of Iowa

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

Graduates earn an average $42,200 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 84% are considered full time.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
4,279 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.40 years to complete their degree at UIU. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

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

This private institution charges an average net price of $20,087. It takes the average student 4.17 years to graduate. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.40%.

#5

Dordt College

Sioux Center
58 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
1,547 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,900 after earning their degree at this institution. 61% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate of 2.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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

An average student at Graceland Lamoni will pay a net price of $18,693. The 9.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#8

Northwestern College

Orange City
34 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
1,412 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 2.70% which is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#9

Drake University

Des Moines
30 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
4,884 Total Students

68% of the teachers are full time. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.13 years.

#10

Loras College

Dubuque
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
1,416 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. 72% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

#10

Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
1,807 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,800 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#10

Simpson College

Indianola
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
1,355 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Most students complete their degree in 4.19 years. In their early career, Simpson College grads earn an average salary of $37,800.

Elementary Education Careers in IA

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers 7% $54,230

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Secondary Education 100
Early Childhood Education 70
Middle School Education & Teaching 48
Teacher Development & Methodology 37
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 35
Teacher Education 26
Adult & Continuing Education 13

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