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Computer Programming Schools in Iowa

165 Programming students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Computer Programming is the 4th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Computer Programming Majors in Iowa

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 91
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 67
Bachelor’s Degree 4
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 3
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 3

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Programming Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.2%
  • Black or African American: 3.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.7%
  • White: 75.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.8%
  • Other Races: 5.5%
Computer Programming Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Programming Grads in Iowa

In this state, there are 15,060 people employed in jobs related to a programming degree, compared to 1,880,050 nationwide.

Computer Programming Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Computer Programming Jobs in Iowa

Programming grads earn an average of $78,940 in the state and $89,580 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Iowa that offer programming degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,788 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. In their early career, Kirkwood Community College grads earn an average salary of $29,500. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,258 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,084.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,612 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 29%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,203. 86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,002 Total Students

A typical student attending Eastern Iowa Community Colleges will pay a net price of $10,378. In their early career, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges grads earn an average salary of $26,200. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,408 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 33%. A typical student attending NICC will pay a net price of $9,405.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,977 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

#7

Morningside College

Sioux City
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
2,599 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, Morningside grads earn an average salary of $37,400.

#8

Grand View University

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

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,600 after earning their degree at this institution. This private school has an average net price of $19,121.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,035 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. 86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $30,100 after graduation.

Computer Programming Careers in IA

Some of the careers programming majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 23% $88,550
Web Developers 18% $52,170
Systems Software Developers 14% $92,060
Computer Network Support Specialists 13% $54,040
Computer Science Professors 7% $97,640
Computer Programmers -3% $78,630

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Computer Science 739
Computer Information Systems 732
Information Technology 347
Computer Systems Networking 97
Computer Software Applications 74
Information Science 14
Computer Systems Analysis 12
Data Processing 12

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