Computer Science Schools In Iowa

There are 20 accredited computer science schools in Iowa for faculty who teach computer science classes to choose from. The trends in Iowa's computer science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in computer science includes computer science training at the following levels:

  • Computer Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Computer Science
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science
  • Masters degree in Computer Science
  • PhD degree in Computer Science


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. Coe College

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

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  5. Cornell College

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

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  6. Dordt College

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

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  7. Drake University

    2507 University Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50311-4505

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  8. Graceland University-Lamoni

    1 University Place, Lamoni, Iowa 50140

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  9. Grinnell College

    1121 Park Street, Grinnell, Iowa 50112-1690

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  10. Iowa State University

    3410 Beardshear Hall, Ames, Iowa 50011-2030

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  11. Loras College

    1450 Alta Vista, Dubuque, Iowa 52004-0178

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  12. Luther College

    700 College Drive, Decorah, Iowa 52101-1045

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  13. Maharishi University of Management

    1000 N 4th St, Fairfield, Iowa 52557

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  14. Marshalltown Community College

    3700 S Center St, Marshalltown, Iowa 50158

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  15. Mount Mercy University

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

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  16. Ashford University

    400 N Bluff Blvd, Clinton, Iowa 52733-2967

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  17. University of Northern Iowa

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

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  18. Northwestern College in Orange City

    101 Seventh St SW, Orange City, Iowa 51041

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  19. Saint Ambrose University

    518 W Locust St, Davenport, Iowa 52803-2898

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  20. Simpson College

    701 North C St, Indianola, Iowa 50125

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Computer Science Employment

Iowa 11,760
National 1,479,220

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

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In Iowa

12,450 12,600 13,310 12,710 3,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of computer science professionals is shrinking in Iowa. There were 9,120 less computer science professionals working in Iowa in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 73% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the national trend for computer science professionals which shows a 71% decrease in the number of computer science professionals working around the nation.

Computer Science VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$55,674 $58,682 $61,652 $61,822 $68,677
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to computer science professionals are growing in Iowa. The mean salary for computer science professionals in 2006 was $55,674 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $68,677 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Iowa

10th percentile
$39,740
25th percentile
$50,913
50th percentile
$64,803
75th percentile
$83,383
90th percentile
$104,867

Thus, computer science professionals' salaries grew by 19% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Iowa, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of computer science. The pay differential between the highest paid computer science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 164%

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Iowa

Computer Engineering
$80,407
Computer Forensics
$60,450
Computer Programming
$64,550
Computer Science
$64,186
Information Systems
$87,365
Information Technology
$69,553

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

Educational Trends

Computer Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Iowa

associate
1
bachelor
21
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
2
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The number of students graduating from the 20 accredited computer science schools in Iowa is increasing. In Iowa, there were 182 graduates in 2006. And there were 263 graduates from computer science courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of computer science school degree or certificate graduates in Iowa by 45%. Most of these graduates, or 75%, earned an bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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