Teaching Schools In Iowa

Teaching classes faculty can choose to work at one of 34 accredited teaching schools in Iowa. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in teaching in the state of Iowa, which encompasses teaching training at the following levels:

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


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. Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary

    1900 NW 4th St, Ankeny, Iowa 50023-2152

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  12. Graceland University-Lamoni

    1 University Place, Lamoni, Iowa 50140

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  13. Grand View University

    1200 Grandview Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50316

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  14. Indian Hills Community College

    525 Grandview, Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

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  15. Iowa State University

    3410 Beardshear Hall, Ames, Iowa 50011-2030

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  16. Iowa Wesleyan College

    601 N Main Street, Mount Pleasant, Iowa 52641

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  17. University of Iowa

    101 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1316

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  18. Loras College

    1450 Alta Vista, Dubuque, Iowa 52004-0178

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  19. Luther College

    700 College Drive, Decorah, Iowa 52101-1045

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  20. Maharishi University of Management

    1000 N 4th St, Fairfield, Iowa 52557

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  21. Morningside College

    1501 Morningside Ave, Sioux City, Iowa 51106-1751

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  22. Mount Mercy University

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

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  23. Ashford University

    400 N Bluff Blvd, Clinton, Iowa 52733-2967

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  24. North Iowa Area Community College

    500 College Dr, Mason City, Iowa 50401

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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. Saint Ambrose University

    518 W Locust St, Davenport, Iowa 52803-2898

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  28. Simpson College

    701 North C St, Indianola, Iowa 50125

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  29. Upper Iowa University

    605 Washington St, Fayette, Iowa 52142-1857

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  30. Waldorf College

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

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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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  33. William Penn University

    201 Trueblood Ave, Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577

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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 Teaching Employment

Iowa 47,860
National 4,078,490

Of all of the teaching professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Iowa.

Employment Growth for Teaching professionals In Iowa

47,750 50,480 49,060 48,130 45,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of teaching professionals is shrinking in Iowa. In Iowa, 1,920 less teaching professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Iowa, this field has shrunk by 4% in four years. This is slower than the trend for teaching professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of teaching professionals has shrunk by 6% between 2006 and 2010.

Teaching VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$50,663 $56,557 $59,171 $61,202 $57,607
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The amount earned by teaching professionals is increasing in Iowa. The mean salary for teaching professionals in 2006 was $50,663 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $57,607 per year.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Iowa

10th percentile
$32,771
25th percentile
$41,118
50th percentile
$53,249
75th percentile
$72,099
90th percentile
$88,804

This represents a growth in salaries of 12%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Iowa state, within the field of teaching, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid teaching professionals earn 171% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Iowa

Early Childhood Education
$37,765
Educational Leadership
$71,668
Elementary Education
$54,030
Special Education
$44,157
Teaching
$56,227

In Iowa, teaching professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
160
master
40
doctor
15
Certificate
28
Total245

As the number of teaching professionals is decreasing in Iowa state, the number of students graduating from the 34 accredited teaching schools in Iowa state is decreasing. In 2006, 2,289 students graduated from teaching courses in Iowa. And in 2010, 2,231 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of teaching school degree or certificate graduates in Iowa by 3%. Most of these graduates, or 65%, earned an bachelor's degree in teaching.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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