Nursing Schools In Iowa

In Iowa, there are 34 accredited schools where nursing classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Iowa's nursing academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in nursing includes nursing training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Allen College

    1990 Heath St, Waterloo, Iowa 50703-1999

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  2. Briar Cliff University

    3303 Rebecca St, Sioux City, Iowa 51104

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  3. Clarke University

    1550 Clarke Dr, Dubuque, Iowa 52001-3198

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  4. Coe College

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

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  5. Des Moines Area Community College

    2006 Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, Iowa 50023-3993

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  6. Dordt College

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

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  7. Ellsworth Community College

    1100 College Ave, Iowa Falls, Iowa 50126

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  8. Eastern Iowa Community College District

    306 W River Dr, Davenport, Iowa 52801-1221

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  9. Graceland University-Lamoni

    1 University Place, Lamoni, Iowa 50140

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  10. Grand View University

    1200 Grandview Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50316

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  11. Hawkeye Community College

    1501 E Orange Rd, Waterloo, Iowa 50701

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  12. Indian Hills Community College

    525 Grandview, Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

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  13. Iowa Central Community College

    One Triton Circle, Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

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  14. Iowa Lakes Community College

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

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  15. Iowa Wesleyan College

    601 N Main Street, Mount Pleasant, Iowa 52641

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  16. Iowa Western Community College

    2700 College Rd, Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503-1057

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  17. University of Iowa

    101 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1316

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  18. Kirkwood Community College

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

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  19. Luther College

    700 College Drive, Decorah, Iowa 52101-1045

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  20. Marshalltown Community College

    3700 S Center St, Marshalltown, Iowa 50158

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  21. Mercy College of Health Sciences

    928 Sixth Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1239

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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. North Iowa Area Community College

    500 College Dr, Mason City, Iowa 50401

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  25. Northwestern College in Orange City

    101 Seventh St SW, Orange City, Iowa 51041

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  26. Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar

    1625 Hwy 150, Calmar, Iowa 52132-0400

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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. St Luke's College

    2720 Stone Park Blvd, Sioux City, Iowa 51104-0263

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  30. Southeastern Community College in West Burlington

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

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  31. Southwestern Community College in Creston

    1501 W. Townline Street, Creston, Iowa 50801

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  32. Upper Iowa University

    605 Washington St, Fayette, Iowa 52142-1857

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  33. Western Iowa Tech Community College

    4647 Stone Ave, Sioux City, Iowa 51102-5199

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  34. Kaplan University-Davenport Campus

    1801 E Kimberly Rd Ste 1, Davenport, Iowa 52807

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Nursing Employment

Iowa 65,020
National 5,150,780

Approximately 1% of the country's nursing professionals work in Iowa state.

Employment Growth for Nursing professionals In Iowa

63,540 62,030 62,870 63,530 65,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Nursing is a growing field in Iowa. 1,480 more nursing professionals were working in Iowa in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of nursing has grown by 2% in Iowa. This growth is slower than the national trend for nursing professionals which shows a 7% increase in the number of nursing professionals working around the nation.

Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$53,392 $55,606 $52,516 $55,136 $52,642
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of nursing professionals is growing, the salaries paid to nursing professionals are decreasing in Iowa. Nursing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $53,392 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $52,642 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Iowa

10th percentile
$34,192
25th percentile
$40,268
50th percentile
$48,672
75th percentile
$59,914
90th percentile
$72,740

Thus, there was a 1% decline in nursing professionals' salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. Within the field of nursing, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid nursing professionals earning 113% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Iowa state.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Iowa

BSN
$51,970
Forensic Nursing
$75,465
Gerontology
$60,694
Nursing
$52,642
RN to BSN
$51,970

In Iowa, nursing professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
20
bachelor
17
master
16
doctor
1
Certificate
39
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As the number of nursing professionals is increasing in Iowa state, the number of students graduating from the 34 accredited nursing schools in Iowa state is also increasing. In 2006, 347 students graduated from nursing courses in Iowa. And in 2010, 4,683 students graduated.

Thus there was a 1250% percent increase in the number of nursing school degree or certificate graduates in Iowa. Most of these graduates, or 42%, earned a undergraduate certificate in nursing.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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