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Accounting Schools in Iowa

There are 44 schools in the state of Iowa offering accounting programs. 1,789 students graduated with degrees from Iowa accounting schools in 2010. 1,139 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 411 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

1,644 students graduate from accounting programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from accounting programs. Specifically, 43 students graduated with accounting certificates, 411 with an associate's level degree, 1,139 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 196 with a degree at the master's level.

44 accounting schools are in this state. Out of these, 28 schools are private, while 16 schools are public. Public accounting school tuition varies from $6,997 to $7,417, while private accounting school tuition varies from $11,040 to $33,480.

Average tuition for programs in accounting is $18,973. The highest tuition for accounting programs, which is $33,480 per year, is at Luther College, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $6,997 each year, is at Iowa State University.

Iowa accounting schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Accounting Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

1,644 students graduate from accounting programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from accounting programs. Specifically, 43 students graduated with accounting certificates, 411 with an associate's level degree, 1,139 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 196 with a degree at the master's level.

Accounting Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 59
  • Certificate 2007: 40
  • Certificate 2008: 26
  • Certificate 2009: 42
  • Certificate 2010: 43
  • Associate 2006: 419
  • Associate 2007: 543
  • Associate 2008: 480
  • Associate 2009: 353
  • Associate 2010: 411
  • Bachelor 2006: 846
  • Bachelor 2007: 897
  • Bachelor 2008: 847
  • Bachelor 2009: 1107
  • Bachelor 2010: 1139
  • Master 2006: 121
  • Master 2007: 116
  • Master 2008: 146
  • Master 2009: 208
  • Master 2010: 196
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 0
  • Doctorate 2008: 0
  • Doctorate 2009: 0
  • Doctorate 2010: 0

Accounting Program Availability in Iowa

Schools in this state offer a total of 75 programs in accounting. Of these programs, 44% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Accounting Program Availability in Iowa

  • Certificate: 11
  • Associate: 23
  • Bachelor: 33
  • Master: 7
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Accountants — Salary by Percentile

Accountants — Salary by Percentile

Accountants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36180
  • 25th Percentile: 43060
  • Median: 53790
  • 75th Percentile: 68550
  • 90th Percentile: 90090

Career Trends

Accountants — Employment Trend

Accountants — Employment Trend

Accountants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48170
  • Median Salary 2007: 49790
  • Median Salary 2008: 50720
  • Median Salary 2009: 51950
  • Median Salary 2010: 53790
  • Total Employed 2006: 9980
  • Total Employed 2007: 10430
  • Total Employed 2008: 9940
  • Total Employed 2009: 9550
  • Total Employed 2010: 9580

Iowa vs National Accounting Employment

Iowa vs National Accounting Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 0.893% (9580)

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1. Central College

812 University
Pella, IA 50219
(877) 462-3687

Central College offers one accounting program and it is located in Pella, IA. It is a 4-year institution. This school is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in accounting.

2. Graceland University - Lamoni

1 University Place
Lamoni, IA 50140
(641) 784-5000

Graceland University-Lamoni offers one program in accounting and this school, which is very close to Lamoni, Iowa, is in a rural setting.

3. Kaplan University - Cedar Falls

7009 Nordic Drive
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
(319) 277-0220

Kaplan University-Cedar Falls is near the center of the city and it offers one accounting program. KU is a for-profit 4-year institution.

4. The Maharishi University of Management

1000 N 4th St
Fairfield, IA 52557
(515) 472-7000

The Maharishi University of Management offers one accounting program and MUM is in Fairfield, IA. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering accounting programs.

5. The University of Dubuque

2000 University Ave
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 589-3000

The University of Dubuque offers one accounting program and UD is 1.4 miles from the center of the city. This school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering accounting programs.

6. The University of Phoenix - Des Moines

6600 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA 50266-7724
(515) 267-8218

The University of Phoenix-Des Moines, which is near the center of the city, is in West Des Moines, IA and it offers one program in accounting. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution.

7. Buena Vista University

610 W 4th St
Storm Lake, IA 50588
(712) 749-2400

Buena Vista University offers one program in accounting and it is in town of Storm Lake, Iowa. 2,706 students seek degrees in 64 programs at this school, overall.

8. Ellsworth Community College

1100 College Ave
Iowa Falls, IA 50126
(800) 322-9235

Founded in 1890, Ellsworth Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college is in Iowa Falls, IA. This community college offers students 15 certificates and 15 degrees at the associates level. 1,078 students pursued degrees from the 22 programs at this small college in 2010. It offers subjects such as science, electrical technology, and healthcare. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

9. William Penn University

201 Trueblood Ave
Oskaloosa, IA 52577
(641) 673-1001

William Penn University offers one program in accounting and it is in town of Oskaloosa, Iowa. It is a 4-year institution.

10. Briar Cliff University

3303 Rebecca St
Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 279-5321

Briar Cliff University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Sioux City, IA and it offers one program in accounting. Overall, 1,157 students pursue degrees in 50 Briar Cliff University programs.

11. North Iowa Area Community College

500 College Dr
Mason City, IA 50401
(641) 423-1264

North Iowa Area Community College offers two accounting programs. Specifically, students are offered one accounting certificate by it and one accounting degree at the associate's level. It is in Mason City, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. It is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering accounting in terms of programs.

12. Marshalltown Community College

3700 S Center St
Marshalltown, IA 50158
(641) 752-7106

Marshalltown Community College offers one accounting program and it is in Marshalltown, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college is a public 2-year institution.

13. Northeast Iowa Community College - Calmar

1625 Hwy 150
Calmar, IA 52132-0400
(563) 562-3263

Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar offers one program in accounting and this college is located in Calmar, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution. It ranks tenth in terms of enrollment in the state of Iowa.

14. Kaplan University - Mason City

Plaza West 2570 4th Street SW
Mason City, IA 50401
(641) 423-2530

Kaplan University-Mason City offers one accounting program. It is a for-profit 4-year institution.

15. Southeastern Community College

1500 West Agency Road
West Burlington, IA 52655-0180
(319) 752-2731

Southeastern Community College offers two programs in accounting. Specifically, it offers students one accounting certificate and one associate's level accounting degree. It is located in West Burlington, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

16. Grand View University

1200 Grandview Ave
Des Moines, IA 50316
(515) 263-2800

Grand View University offers one program in accounting and this school, which is 1.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Des Moines, IA. It is a 4-year institution.

17. Kaplan University - Cedar Rapids

3165 Edgewood Parkway SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 363-0481

Kaplan University-Cedar Rapids is near the heart of downtown and it offers one accounting program.

18. The AIB College of Business

2500 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, IA 50321-1799
(515) 244-4221

The AIB College of Business, which is near the center of the city, is located in Des Moines, IA. This school offers five programs in accounting. Of those, this specialized school offers four accounting degrees at the associate's level to students and one bachelor's level degree in accounting.

19. Simpson College

701 North C St
Indianola, IA 50125
(515) 961-6251x1517

Simpson College is in town of Indianola, Iowa. It offers two accounting programs. Out of those, this school offers students one accounting certificate and one bachelor's level accounting degree. This school is a 4-year institution.

20. Iowa Wesleyan College

601 N Main Street
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
(319) 385-8021

Iowa Wesleyan College is in Mount Pleasant, IA and IWC offers one program in accounting. 771 students seek degrees in 33 programs at IWC, overall. This school is the second oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in accounting.

21. Western Iowa Tech Community College

4647 Stone Ave
Sioux City, IA 51102-5199
(712) 274-6400

Western Iowa Tech Community College, which is 3.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Sioux City, IA and this college offers one accounting program. It is a public 2-year institution.

22. Northwest Iowa Community College

603 W Park St
Sheldon, IA 51201
(712) 324-5061

Northwest Iowa Community College, which is very close to Sheldon, Iowa, is located in a rural setting. This college offers two accounting programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in accounting by it and one associate's level degree in accounting. This community college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering accounting.

23. Coe College

1220 First Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-5092
(319) 399-8000

Coe College, which is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Cedar Rapids, IA and Coe offers one program in accounting. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution. Coe is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in accounting.

24. Saint Ambrose University

518 W Locust St
Davenport, IA 52803-2898
(563) 333-6000

Saint Ambrose University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Davenport, IA. This school offers three accounting programs. More specifically, students are offered two bachelor's level accounting degrees by it and one degree at the master's level in accounting. It is the second largest institution in the state of Iowa offering accounting in terms of programs.

25. Iowa State University

3410 Beardshear Hall
Ames, IA 50011-2030
(515) 294-5836

Iowa State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Ames, IA. It offers two accounting programs. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level accounting degree by this university and one master's level degree in accounting. This university is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Iowa. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering accounting.

26. Luther College

700 College Drive
Decorah, IA 52101-1045
(563) 387-2000

Luther College offers one program in accounting and Luther, which is very close to Decorah, Iowa, is in a rural area. This school is a 4-year institution.

27. The Eastern Iowa Community College District

306 W River Dr
Davenport, IA 52801-1221
(563) 336-3300

The Eastern Iowa Community College District is in the center of Davenport. This college offers two accounting programs. Out of those, this college offers one certificate in accounting to students and one associate's level accounting degree. Overall, 9,365 students seek degrees in 73 programs at this community college.

28. The University of Northern Iowa

1222 W 27th St
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0005
(319) 273-2311

The University of Northern Iowa, which is near the center of the city, is located in Cedar Falls, IA. This university offers two accounting programs. Specifically, this university offers students one accounting degree at the bachelor's level and one master's level degree in accounting. UNI is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering accounting in terms of programs.

29. Drake University

2507 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311-4505
(515) 271-2011

Drake University offers five accounting programs. More specifically, students are offered four accounting degrees at the bachelor's level by it and one accounting degree at the master's level. This university, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Des Moines, IA. 5,616 students pursue degrees in 80 Drake University programs, overall.

30. Hawkeye Community College

1501 E Orange Rd
Waterloo, IA 50701
(319) 296-2320

Hawkeye Community College is in Waterloo, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in accounting. Out of those, this community college offers one accounting certificate to students and one associate's level degree in accounting. 6,658 students pursue degrees in 52 Hawkeye Community College programs, overall. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Iowa offering accounting.

31. Kaplan University - Des Moines

4655 121st Street
Urbandale, IA 50323
(515) 727-2100

Kaplan University-Des Moines offers two accounting programs. Specifically, KU offers one degree at the associate's level in accounting to students and one bachelor's level accounting degree. Kaplan, which is very close to Urbandale, Iowa, is in a rural area.

32. Loras College

1450 Alta Vista
Dubuque, IA 52004-0178
(563) 588-7100

Loras College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Dubuque, IA and Loras offers one program in accounting. Overall, 1,562 students seek degrees in 54 Loras College programs.

33. Morningside College

1501 Morningside Ave
Sioux City, IA 51106-1751
(712) 274-5000

Morningside College offers one program in accounting and this school, which is 2.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Sioux City, IA. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa.

34. Clarke University

1550 Clarke Dr
Dubuque, IA 52001-3198
(563) 588-6300

Clarke University offers one accounting program and this school, which is 1.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Dubuque, IA. Overall, 1,255 students pursue degrees in 33 Clarke programs.

35. Wartburg College

100 Wartburg Blvd.
Waverly, IA 50677-0903
(319) 352-8200

Wartburg College is located in Waverly, IA and Wartburg offers one accounting program. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution.

36. Upper Iowa University

605 Washington St
Fayette, IA 52142-1857
(563) 425-5200

Upper Iowa University is located in Fayette, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two accounting programs. Out of those, this medium-sized school offers students one bachelor's level accounting degree and one master's level degree in accounting. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering accounting in terms of programs.

37. Kirkwood Community College

6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2068
(319) 398-5411

Kirkwood Community College, which is 4.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Cedar Rapids, IA. It offers two programs in accounting. More specifically, it offers one certificate in accounting to students and one associate's level accounting degree. This college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. In terms of programs, this college is the eighth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering accounting.

38. Northwestern College

101 Seventh St SW
Orange City, IA 51041
(712) 707-7000

Northwestern College is in Orange City, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one accounting program. This liberal arts college is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa.

39. Mount Mercy University

1330 Elmhurst Dr NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-4797
(319) 363-8213

Mount Mercy University, which is 1.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Cedar Rapids, IA and this school offers one program in accounting. This school is a 4-year institution.

40. The University of Iowa

101 Jessup Hall
Iowa City, IA 52242-1316
(319) 335-3500

The University of Iowa offers three programs in accounting. More specifically, this university offers one bachelor's level degree in accounting to students, one degree at the master's level in accounting, and one doctorate level accounting degree. It is located in the center of Iowa City. Overall, 29,518 students pursue degrees in 413 UI programs. This public university is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in accounting.

41. Iowa Western Community College

2700 College Rd
Council Bluffs, IA 51503-1057
(712) 325-3200

Iowa Western Community College, which is near the center of the city, is in Council Bluffs, IA. This college offers two accounting programs. Of those, students are offered one accounting certificate by this college and one associate's level accounting degree. It is a public 2-year institution.

42. Iowa Lakes Community College

19 S 7th St
Estherville, IA 51334-2295
(712) 362-2601

Iowa Lakes Community College is in town of Estherville, Iowa. It offers two programs in accounting. Out of those, it offers one certificate in accounting to students and one associate's level accounting degree. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

43. Dordt College

498 4th Ave NE
Sioux Center, IA 51250-1697
(712) 722-6000

Dordt College is in town of Sioux Center, Iowa and this school offers one accounting program. It is a 4-year institution.

44. Des Moines Area Community College

2006 Ankeny Blvd
Ankeny, IA 50023-3993
(515) 964-6241

Des Moines Area Community College offers two programs in accounting. Out of those, students are offered one accounting certificate by it and one associate's level accounting degree. This community college is in the suburbs of Ankeny, Iowa. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. This college is the second largest institution in the state of Iowa offering accounting in terms of programs.

45. Iowa Central Community College

One Triton Circle
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 576-7201

Iowa Central Community College is located in town of Fort Dodge, Iowa. This college offers two programs in accounting. More specifically, students are offered one accounting certificate by it and one associate's level accounting degree. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering accounting in terms of programs.