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Criminology Schools In Iowa

In Iowa, there are 3 accredited schools where criminology classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the criminology academic community in Iowa, and the future trends in criminology training at the following levels:


  1. University of Northern Iowa

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Upper Iowa University

    605 Washington St, Fayette, Iowa 52142-1857

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. William Penn University

    201 Trueblood Ave, Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577

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Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Criminology Employment

Iowa 890
National 204,250

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

Employment Growth for Criminology professionals In Iowa

870 1,060 1,090 540 890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of criminology professionals is growing in Iowa. There were 20 more criminology professionals working in Iowa in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 2% growth in the field. This growth is slower than the change in the number of criminology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of criminology professionals has grown by 6% from 2006 to 2010.

Criminology VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$52,995 $55,590 $58,000 $59,430 $63,300
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Iowa, as the number of criminology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by criminology professionals are increasing. Criminology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $52,995 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $63,300 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Criminology professionals in Iowa

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Thus, there was a 16% growth in criminology professionals' salaries. 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 criminology. The pay differential between the highest paid criminology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 117%

Average Salaries for Criminology professionals and related professions in Iowa

Criminal Justice
Mental Health

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited criminology schools in Iowa is increasing. In Iowa, there were 123 graduates in 2006. And there were 143 graduates from criminology courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 16% percent increase in the number of criminology school degree or certificate graduates in Iowa. Most of these graduates, or 75%, earned a bachelor's degree in criminology.

Criminology Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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