Psychology Schools In Iowa

Psychology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 30 accredited psychology schools in Iowa. The trends in Iowa's psychology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in psychology includes psychology training at the following levels:

  • Psychology Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Psychology
  • Masters degree in Psychology
  • PhD degree in Psychology


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. Dordt College

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

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  8. Drake University

    2507 University Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50311-4505

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  9. University of Dubuque

    2000 University Ave, Dubuque, Iowa 52001

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  10. Emmaus Bible College

    2570 Asbury Rd, Dubuque, Iowa 52001-3096

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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. Iowa State University

    3410 Beardshear Hall, Ames, Iowa 50011-2030

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  15. Iowa Wesleyan College

    601 N Main Street, Mount Pleasant, Iowa 52641

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  16. University of Iowa

    101 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1316

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  17. Loras College

    1450 Alta Vista, Dubuque, Iowa 52004-0178

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  18. Luther College

    700 College Drive, Decorah, Iowa 52101-1045

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  19. Morningside College

    1501 Morningside Ave, Sioux City, Iowa 51106-1751

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  20. Mount Mercy University

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

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  21. Ashford University

    400 N Bluff Blvd, Clinton, Iowa 52733-2967

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  22. University of Northern Iowa

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

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  23. Northwestern College in Orange City

    101 Seventh St SW, Orange City, Iowa 51041

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  24. Saint Ambrose University

    518 W Locust St, Davenport, Iowa 52803-2898

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  25. Simpson College

    701 North C St, Indianola, Iowa 50125

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  26. Upper Iowa University

    605 Washington St, Fayette, Iowa 52142-1857

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  27. Waldorf College

    106 S Sixth St, Forest City, Iowa 50436-1713

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  28. Wartburg College

    100 Wartburg Blvd., Waverly, Iowa 50677-0903

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  29. William Penn University

    201 Trueblood Ave, Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577

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  30. Kaplan University-Davenport Campus

    1801 E Kimberly Rd Ste 1, Davenport, Iowa 52807

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Psychology Employment

Iowa 810
National 112,810

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

Employment Growth for Psychology professionals In Iowa

870 890 1,040 870 810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Iowa, the field of psychology is shrinking. There were 60 less psychology professionals working in Iowa in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of psychology has shrunk by 7% in Iowa. This is faster than the trend for psychology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of psychology professionals has grown by 6% between 2006 and 2010.

Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$57,050 $66,890 $68,130 $68,160 $71,840
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by psychology professionals is increasing in Iowa. The mean salary for psychology professionals in 2006 was $57,050 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $71,840 per year.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Iowa

10th percentile
$31,365
25th percentile
$55,770
50th percentile
$74,675
75th percentile
$88,965
90th percentile
$104,855

This represents a growth in salaries of 21%. 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 psychology. The pay differential between the highest paid psychology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 234%

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Iowa

Christian Counseling
$43,132
Clinical Psychology
$54,902
Counseling
$42,638
Forensic Psychology
$71,840
Psychology
$71,840
School Psychology
$66,190
Sociology
$80,580
Sports Psychology
$66,190

Psychology professionals in Iowa earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

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bachelor
35
master
10
doctor
10
Certificate
1
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As the number of psychology professionals is decreasing in Iowa state, the number of students graduating from the 30 accredited psychology schools in Iowa state is increasing. In 2006 there were 1,213 psychology graduates from psychology courses in Iowa and in 2010 there were 1,395 graduates.

This represents a 15% increase in the number of psychology degree or certificate school graduates in Iowa state. 63% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in psychology.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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