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Secondary Education Schools in Iowa

100 students earned Secondary Teaching degrees in Iowa in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Secondary Education is the 7th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Secondary Education Majors in Iowa

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 77
Master’s Degree 22
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Secondary Education Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 1.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.0%
  • White: 90.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 5.0%
Secondary Education Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Secondary Education Grads in Iowa

13,010 people in the state and 1,051,570 in the nation are employed in jobs related to secondary teaching.

Secondary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Secondary Education Jobs in Iowa

In this state, secondary teaching grads earn an average of $56,510. Nationwide, they make an average of $64,340.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Iowa that offer secondary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Drake University

Des Moines
37 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
4,869 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $46,800 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 68% are considered full time.

#2

Cornell College

Mount Vernon
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
1,028 Total Students

The 3.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. The average student takes 4.04 years to complete their degree at Cornell College. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

#3

Loras College

Dubuque
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
1,489 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $37,300 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

#4

Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
1,835 Total Students

An average student at Mount Mercy will pay a net price of $20,988. The average student takes 4.32 years to complete their degree at Mount Mercy. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

#5

Dordt College

Sioux Center
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
1,564 Total Students

An average student at Dordt will pay a net price of $24,513. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.10%. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#6

Grand View University

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

The average student takes 4.43 years to complete their degree at Grand View University. An average student at Grand View University will pay a net price of $19,121. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.30%.

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

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

#8

Clarke University

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

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $23,464. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.20%. In their early career, Clarke grads earn an average salary of $37,200.

#8

Northwestern College

Orange City
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
1,299 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.14 years to graduate. This private school has an average net price of $23,406. The 2.70% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#10

Briar Cliff University

Sioux City
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
1,229 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,200 a year. The average student takes 4.19 years to complete their degree at Briar Cliff. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 78% are considered full time.

Secondary Education Careers in IA

Some of the careers secondary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
High School Teachers 7% $56,040

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Elementary Education 1,229
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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