Art Schools In Iowa

In Iowa, there are 32 accredited schools where art classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in art in the state of Iowa, which encompasses art training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Briar Cliff University

    3303 Rebecca St, Sioux City, Iowa 51104

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  2. Buena Vista University

    610 W 4th St, Storm Lake, Iowa 50588

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  3. Central College

    812 University, Pella, Iowa 50219

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  4. Clarke University

    1550 Clarke Dr, Dubuque, Iowa 52001-3198

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  5. Coe College

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

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  6. Cornell College

    600 First St. SW, Mount Vernon, Iowa 52314-1098

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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. Eastern Iowa Community College District

    306 W River Dr, Davenport, Iowa 52801-1221

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  11. Graceland University-Lamoni

    1 University Place, Lamoni, Iowa 50140

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  12. Grand View University

    1200 Grandview Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50316

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  13. Grinnell College

    1121 Park Street, Grinnell, Iowa 50112-1690

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  14. Hawkeye Community College

    1501 E Orange Rd, Waterloo, Iowa 50701

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  15. Iowa Lakes Community College

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

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  16. Iowa State University

    3410 Beardshear Hall, Ames, Iowa 50011-2030

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  17. Iowa Wesleyan College

    601 N Main Street, Mount Pleasant, Iowa 52641

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  18. University of Iowa

    101 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1316

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Kirkwood Community College

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

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  20. Luther College

    700 College Drive, Decorah, Iowa 52101-1045

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  21. Maharishi University of Management

    1000 N 4th St, Fairfield, Iowa 52557

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  22. Morningside College

    1501 Morningside Ave, Sioux City, Iowa 51106-1751

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  23. Mount Mercy University

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

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  24. Ashford University

    400 N Bluff Blvd, Clinton, Iowa 52733-2967

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  25. University of Northern Iowa

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

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  26. Northwestern College in Orange City

    101 Seventh St SW, Orange City, Iowa 51041

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  27. Northwest Iowa Community College

    603 W Park St, Sheldon, Iowa 51201

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  28. Saint Ambrose University

    518 W Locust St, Davenport, Iowa 52803-2898

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  29. Simpson College

    701 North C St, Indianola, Iowa 50125

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  30. Upper Iowa University

    605 Washington St, Fayette, Iowa 52142-1857

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  31. Wartburg College

    100 Wartburg Blvd., Waverly, Iowa 50677-0903

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  32. Western Iowa Tech Community College

    4647 Stone Ave, Sioux City, Iowa 51102-5199

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Art Employment

Iowa 340
National 78,930

Of all of the art professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Iowa.

Employment Growth for Art professionals In Iowa

230 240 280 250 210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Art is a shrinking field in Iowa. 20 less art professionals were working in Iowa in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of art has shrunk by 9% in Iowa. This decline is faster than the national trend for art professionals which shows a 2% decrease in the number of art professionals working around the nation.

Art VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$36,000 $39,237 $40,325 $40,588 $41,570
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to art professionals are growing in Iowa. Art professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $36,000 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $41,570 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Iowa

10th percentile
$22,463
25th percentile
$30,203
50th percentile
$37,330
75th percentile
$46,387
90th percentile
$69,680

Thus, art professionals' salaries grew by 13% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Iowa, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of art. The pay differential between the highest paid art professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 210%

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Iowa

Animation
$46,390
Art
$50,792
Design
$45,685
Drafting
$44,310
Film
$17,095
Graphic Design
$39,710
Visual Communications
$37,130
Web Design
$39,710

In Iowa, art professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
8
bachelor
52
master
7
doctor
1
Certificate
5
Total73

The number of students graduating from the 32 accredited art schools in Iowa is decreasing. In 2006 there were 778 art graduates from art courses in Iowa and in 2010 there were 772 graduates.

Thus there was a 1% percent decrease in the number of art school degree or certificate graduates in Iowa. Most of these graduates, or 71%, earned a bachelor's degree in art.

Art Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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