Accounting Schools In Iowa

There are 49 accredited accounting schools in Iowa for faculty who teach accounting classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of accounting and accounting training in Iowa, which includes accounting training at the following levels:

  • Accounting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Accounting
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Masters degree in Accounting
  • PhD degree in Accounting


Schools

  1. AIB College of Business

    2500 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, Iowa 50321-1799

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  2. Briar Cliff University

    3303 Rebecca St, Sioux City, Iowa 51104

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  3. Buena Vista University

    610 W 4th St, Storm Lake, Iowa 50588

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  4. Central College

    812 University, Pella, Iowa 50219

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  5. Clarke University

    1550 Clarke Dr, Dubuque, Iowa 52001-3198

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  6. Coe College

    1220 First Ave NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402-5092

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  7. Des Moines Area Community College

    2006 Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, Iowa 50023-3993

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  8. Dordt College

    498 4th Ave NE, Sioux Center, Iowa 51250-1697

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  9. Drake University

    2507 University Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50311-4505

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  10. University of Dubuque

    2000 University Ave, Dubuque, Iowa 52001

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  11. Ellsworth Community College

    1100 College Ave, Iowa Falls, Iowa 50126

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  12. Eastern Iowa Community College District

    306 W River Dr, Davenport, Iowa 52801-1221

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  13. Graceland University-Lamoni

    1 University Place, Lamoni, Iowa 50140

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  14. Grand View University

    1200 Grandview Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50316

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  15. Kaplan University-Mason City Campus

    Plaza West 2570 4th Street SW, Mason City, Iowa 50401

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  16. Kaplan University-Cedar Rapids Campus

    3165 Edgewood Parkway SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404

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  17. Hawkeye Community College

    1501 E Orange Rd, Waterloo, Iowa 50701

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  18. Indian Hills Community College

    525 Grandview, Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

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  19. Iowa Central Community College

    One Triton Circle, Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

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  20. Iowa Lakes Community College

    19 S 7th St, Estherville, Iowa 51334-2295

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  21. Iowa State University

    3410 Beardshear Hall, Ames, Iowa 50011-2030

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  22. Iowa Wesleyan College

    601 N Main Street, Mount Pleasant, Iowa 52641

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  23. Iowa Western Community College

    2700 College Rd, Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503-1057

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  24. University of Iowa

    101 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1316

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  25. Kirkwood Community College

    6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406-2068

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  26. Loras College

    1450 Alta Vista, Dubuque, Iowa 52004-0178

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  27. Luther College

    700 College Drive, Decorah, Iowa 52101-1045

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  28. Maharishi University of Management

    1000 N 4th St, Fairfield, Iowa 52557

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  29. Marshalltown Community College

    3700 S Center St, Marshalltown, Iowa 50158

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  30. Morningside College

    1501 Morningside Ave, Sioux City, Iowa 51106-1751

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  31. Mount Mercy University

    1330 Elmhurst Dr NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402-4797

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  32. Ashford University

    400 N Bluff Blvd, Clinton, Iowa 52733-2967

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  33. North Iowa Area Community College

    500 College Dr, Mason City, Iowa 50401

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  34. University of Northern Iowa

    1222 W 27th St, Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614-0005

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  35. Northwestern College in Orange City

    101 Seventh St SW, Orange City, Iowa 51041

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  36. Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar

    1625 Hwy 150, Calmar, Iowa 52132-0400

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  37. Northwest Iowa Community College

    603 W Park St, Sheldon, Iowa 51201

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  38. Saint Ambrose University

    518 W Locust St, Davenport, Iowa 52803-2898

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  39. Simpson College

    701 North C St, Indianola, Iowa 50125

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  40. Southeastern Community College in West Burlington

    1500 West Agency Road, West Burlington, Iowa 52655-0180

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  41. Southwestern Community College in Creston

    1501 W. Townline Street, Creston, Iowa 50801

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  42. Upper Iowa University

    605 Washington St, Fayette, Iowa 52142-1857

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  43. Wartburg College

    100 Wartburg Blvd., Waverly, Iowa 50677-0903

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  44. Western Iowa Tech Community College

    4647 Stone Ave, Sioux City, Iowa 51102-5199

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  45. William Penn University

    201 Trueblood Ave, Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577

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  46. Kaplan University-Davenport Campus

    1801 E Kimberly Rd Ste 1, Davenport, Iowa 52807

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  47. Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus

    7009 Nordic Drive, Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613

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  48. Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus

    4655 121st Street, Urbandale, Iowa 50323

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  49. University of Phoenix-Des Moines Campus

    6600 Westown Pkwy, West Des Moines, Iowa 50266-7724

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Cities

  1. Accounting Schools in Cedar Rapids, IA4 Schools
  2. Accounting Schools in Sioux City, IA3 Schools
  3. Accounting Schools in Davenport, IA3 Schools
  4. Accounting Schools in Dubuque, IA3 Schools
  5. Accounting Schools in Des Moines, IA3 Schools
  6. Accounting Schools in Cedar Falls, IA2 Schools
  7. Accounting Schools in Mason City, IA2 Schools
  8. Accounting Schools in Storm Lake, IA1 Schools
  9. Accounting Schools in Ottumwa, IA1 Schools
  10. Accounting Schools in Waverly, IA1 Schools
  11. Accounting Schools in Fairfield, IA1 Schools
  12. Accounting Schools in Waterloo, IA1 Schools
  13. Accounting Schools in Oskaloosa, IA1 Schools
  14. Accounting Schools in Ames, IA1 Schools
  15. Accounting Schools in Creston, IA1 Schools
  16. Accounting Schools in Mount Pleasant, IA1 Schools
  17. Accounting Schools in Ankeny, IA1 Schools
  18. Accounting Schools in Orange City, IA1 Schools
  19. Accounting Schools in West Burlington, IA1 Schools
  20. Accounting Schools in Indianola, IA1 Schools
  21. Accounting Schools in Clinton, IA1 Schools
  22. Accounting Schools in Iowa Falls, IA1 Schools
  23. Accounting Schools in Sheldon, IA1 Schools
  24. Accounting Schools in Lamoni, IA1 Schools
  25. Accounting Schools in Sioux Center, IA1 Schools
  26. Accounting Schools in Marshalltown, IA1 Schools
  27. Accounting Schools in Estherville, IA1 Schools
  28. Accounting Schools in Pella, IA1 Schools
  29. Accounting Schools in Council Bluffs, IA1 Schools
  30. Accounting Schools in West Des Moines, IA1 Schools
  31. Accounting Schools in Decorah, IA1 Schools
  32. Accounting Schools in Urbandale, IA1 Schools
  33. Accounting Schools in Calmar, IA1 Schools
  34. Accounting Schools in Fayette, IA1 Schools
  35. Accounting Schools in Fort Dodge, IA1 Schools
  36. Accounting Schools in Iowa City, IA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Accounting Employment

Iowa 36,930
National 3,526,740

Of all of the accounting professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Iowa state.

Employment Growth for Accounting professionals In Iowa

39,770 39,210 39,310 38,320 36,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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Accounting is a shrinking field in Iowa. There were 2,840 less accounting professionals working in Iowa in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of accounting professionals has shrunk by 7%. This decline is slower than the national trend for accounting professionals which shows a 7% decrease in the number of accounting professionals working around the nation.

Accounting VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$37,340 $37,768 $39,230 $39,973 $42,082
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by accounting professionals is increasing in Iowa. In 2006 accounting professionals made a mean salary of $37,340 per year, and in 2010 they made $42,082 per year.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Iowa

10th percentile
$27,372
25th percentile
$32,402
50th percentile
$39,245
75th percentile
$48,982
90th percentile
$60,592

This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Iowa, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of accounting. The pay differential between the highest paid accounting professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 121%

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Iowa

Accounting
$42,082
Business
$84,753
Business Administration
$82,787
Finance
$62,456
Forensic Accounting
$56,383
Small Business
$100,300

In Iowa, accounting professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Accounting programs available for each degree type for all schools in Iowa

associate
26
bachelor
33
master
7
doctor
1
Certificate
21
Total88

As the number of accounting professionals is decreasing in Iowa state, the number of students graduating from the 49 accredited accounting schools in Iowa state is increasing. In 2006 there were 1,507 accounting graduates from accounting courses in Iowa and in 2010 there were 1,819 graduates.

Thus there was a 21% percent increase in the number of accounting school degree or certificate graduates in Iowa. Most of these graduates, or 38%, earned a bachelor's degree in accounting.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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