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Art Schools in Iowa

There are 23 schools in the state of Iowa offering art programs. In 2010, 467 students graduated from programs at Iowa art schools. 400 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 61 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 484 students graduate from art programs in this state each year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from art programs. Specifically, 400 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in art, 61 with a degree at the master's level, and six with a degree at the doctorate level.

23 art schools are in this state. Out of these, two schools are public, while 21 schools are private. While private art school tuition varies from $20,292 to $37,482, tuition at a public art school varies from $7,008 to $7,417.

Average tuition for programs in art is $20,991. While the lowest tuition in this midwestern state, which is $7,008 every year, is at the University of Northern Iowa, the highest tuition for art programs, which is $37,482 each year, is at Grinnell College.

Iowa art schools offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Art Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

On average, 484 students graduate from art programs in this state each year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from art programs. Specifically, 400 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in art, 61 with a degree at the master's level, and six with a degree at the doctorate level.

Art Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 3
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Bachelor 2006: 446
  • Bachelor 2007: 465
  • Bachelor 2008: 429
  • Bachelor 2009: 402
  • Bachelor 2010: 400
  • Master 2006: 48
  • Master 2007: 54
  • Master 2008: 72
  • Master 2009: 35
  • Master 2010: 61
  • Doctorate 2006: 2
  • Doctorate 2007: 4
  • Doctorate 2008: 0
  • Doctorate 2009: 4
  • Doctorate 2010: 6

Art Program Availability in Iowa

Schools in Iowa offer a total of 43 art programs. Of these programs, close to 81.4% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Art Program Availability in Iowa

  • Certificate: 2
  • Bachelor: 35
  • Master: 5
  • Doctorate: 1

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 44220
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Photographers — Salary by Percentile

Photographers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15920
  • 25th Percentile: 17670
  • Median: 23110
  • 75th Percentile: 30240
  • 90th Percentile: 42350

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23340
  • 25th Percentile: 39210
  • Median: 46470
  • 75th Percentile: 63350
  • 90th Percentile: 106320

Art Directors — Salary by Percentile

Art Directors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25800
  • 25th Percentile: 51270
  • Median: 68170
  • 75th Percentile: 121530
  • 90th Percentile: 139100

Craft Artists — Salary by Percentile

Craft Artists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16010
  • 25th Percentile: 17770
  • Median: 25420
  • 75th Percentile: 28740
  • 90th Percentile: 33850

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Salary by Percentile

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28040
  • 25th Percentile: 33630
  • Median: 40100
  • 75th Percentile: 47070
  • 90th Percentile: 68870

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38090
  • Median Salary 2007: 44300
  • Median Salary 2008: 46860
  • Median Salary 2009: 45520
  • Median Salary 2010: 44220
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 100
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Photographers — Employment Trend

Photographers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21030
  • Median Salary 2007: 25560
  • Median Salary 2008: 25480
  • Median Salary 2009: 27050
  • Median Salary 2010: 23110
  • Total Employed 2006: 850
  • Total Employed 2007: 960
  • Total Employed 2008: 1050
  • Total Employed 2009: 860
  • Total Employed 2010: 740

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31490
  • Median Salary 2007: 31440
  • Median Salary 2008: 39350
  • Median Salary 2009: 46360
  • Median Salary 2010: 46470
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 150

Art Directors — Employment Trend

Art Directors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48990
  • Median Salary 2007: 57330
  • Median Salary 2008: 57580
  • Median Salary 2009: 55680
  • Median Salary 2010: 68170
  • Total Employed 2006: 170
  • Total Employed 2007: 110
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Craft Artists — Employment Trend

Craft Artists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 16690
  • Median Salary 2007: 17260
  • Median Salary 2008: 17850
  • Median Salary 2009: 24810
  • Median Salary 2010: 25420
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Employment Trend

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30810
  • Median Salary 2007: 32320
  • Median Salary 2008: 38860
  • Median Salary 2009: 37230
  • Median Salary 2010: 40100
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Iowa vs National Art Employment

Iowa vs National Art Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 0.892% (1190)

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1. Central College

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

Central College offers one art program and it is located in town of Pella, Iowa. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa.

2. Graceland University - Lamoni

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

Graceland University-Lamoni offers one art program and it is located in Lamoni, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school is a 4-year institution.

3. The Maharishi University of Management

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

The Maharishi University of Management offers three programs in art. Out of those, MUM offers students one certificate in art, one degree at the bachelor's level in art, and one art degree at the master's level. It is in Fairfield, IA. This very small school is a 4-year institution.

4. Buena Vista University

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

Buena Vista University is located in town of Storm Lake, Iowa and BVU offers one art program. Overall, 2,706 students seek degrees in 64 BVU programs.

5. Briar Cliff University

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

Briar Cliff University, which is 2.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Sioux City, IA and it offers one program in art. 1,157 students pursue degrees in 50 programs at this school, overall.

6. Cornell College

600 First St. SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314-1098
(319) 895-4000

Cornell College is in town of Mount Vernon, Iowa. It offers two art programs. It offers students two bachelor's level degrees in art. Cornell is a 4-year institution.

7. Grand View University

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

Grand View University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Des Moines, IA and this school offers one art program. Overall, 2,109 students seek degrees in 44 programs at this school.

8. Simpson College

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

Simpson College is in town of Indianola, Iowa and Simpson offers one art program. 2,021 students pursue degrees in 45 programs at this school, overall.

9. Iowa Wesleyan College

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

Iowa Wesleyan College is in town of Mount Pleasant, Iowa. IWC offers two art programs. Students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in art by this school. 771 students pursue degrees in 33 IWC programs, overall.

10. Coe College

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

Coe College offers one art program and this school, which is 0.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Cedar Rapids, IA. Overall, 1,357 students seek degrees in 39 Coe programs.

11. Saint Ambrose University

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

Saint Ambrose University offers three programs in art. Students are offered three degrees at the bachelor's level in art by St. Ambrose. This medium-sized school, which is near the center of the city, is in Davenport, IA. It is a 4-year institution. This school is the third largest institution in the state of Iowa offering art in terms of programs.

12. Luther College

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

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

13. The University of Northern Iowa

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

The University of Northern Iowa offers five art programs. Out of those, UNI offers three degrees at the bachelor's level in art to students and two master's level art degrees. This university, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Cedar Falls, IA. This research university is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of Iowa offering art.

14. Drake University

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

Drake University, which is near the center of the city, is in Des Moines, IA. Drake offers three art programs. This university offers students three bachelor's level degrees in art. This university is a 4-year research institution. In terms of programs, Drake is the second biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering art.

15. Grinnell College

1121 Park Street
Grinnell, IA 50112-1690
(641) 269-4000

Grinnell College offers one program in art. This school is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa.

16. Morningside College

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

Morningside College, which is 2.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Sioux City, IA and Morningside offers one art program. 1,991 students seek degrees in 50 Morningside College programs, overall.

17. Clarke University

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

Clarke University offers two art programs. Clarke offers two degrees at the bachelor's level in art to students. Clarke, which is near the center of the city, is located in Dubuque, IA. It is a 4-year institution. This school is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering art in terms of programs.

18. Wartburg College

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

Wartburg College offers one program in art and this school is in Waverly, IA. It is a 4-year institution. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering art programs.

19. Upper Iowa University

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

Upper Iowa University is in Fayette, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in art. It is a 4-year institution. UIU is the sixth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering art.

20. Northwestern College

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

Northwestern College offers one art program and Northwestern, which is very close to Orange City, Iowa, is in a rural area. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa.

21. Mount Mercy University

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

Mount Mercy University offers one art program and this school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Cedar Rapids, IA. It is a 4-year institution.

22. The University of Iowa

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

The University of Iowa is in the center of Iowa City. UI offers six programs in art. More specifically, Iowa offers one art certificate to students, two degrees at the bachelor's level in art, two degrees at the master's level in art, and one degree at the doctorate level in art. This research university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the largest institution in the state of Iowa offering art.

23. Dordt College

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

Dordt College offers three art programs. Students are offered three bachelor's level art degrees by it. It is located in Sioux Center, IA. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa.

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