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Communications Schools in Iowa

There are 27 schools in the state of Iowa offering communications programs. In 2010, 826 students graduated with degrees from Iowa communications schools. 717 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 57 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

877 students graduate from programs in Iowa in communications, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from communications programs. More specifically, eight students graduated with communications certificates, 57 with a degree at the associate's level, 717 with a bachelor's level degree, 34 with a master's level degree, and ten with a doctorate level degree.

27 communications schools are located in Iowa. Out of these, eight schools are public, while 19 schools are private. Tuition at a private communications school varies from $18,760 to $33,480, while public communications school tuition varies from $6,997 to $7,417.

Average tuition for programs in communications is $18,256. The highest tuition for communications programs, which is $33,480 every year, is at Luther College, while the lowest tuition in Iowa, which is $6,997 each year, is at Iowa State University.

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

Communications Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

877 students graduate from programs in Iowa in communications, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from communications programs. More specifically, eight students graduated with communications certificates, 57 with a degree at the associate's level, 717 with a bachelor's level degree, 34 with a master's level degree, and ten with a doctorate level degree.

Communications Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 6
  • Certificate 2010: 8
  • Associate 2006: 58
  • Associate 2007: 61
  • Associate 2008: 63
  • Associate 2009: 74
  • Associate 2010: 57
  • Bachelor 2006: 732
  • Bachelor 2007: 765
  • Bachelor 2008: 820
  • Bachelor 2009: 800
  • Bachelor 2010: 717
  • Master 2006: 38
  • Master 2007: 21
  • Master 2008: 37
  • Master 2009: 40
  • Master 2010: 34
  • Doctorate 2006: 17
  • Doctorate 2007: 11
  • Doctorate 2008: 9
  • Doctorate 2009: 10
  • Doctorate 2010: 10

Communications Program Availability in Iowa

Schools in this midwestern state offer a total of 47 communications programs. Of these programs, around 70.2% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the associates level, and the doctoral level.

Communications Program Availability in Iowa

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 5
  • Bachelor: 33
  • Master: 5
  • Doctorate: 1

Writers and Authors — Salary by Percentile

Writers and Authors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20480
  • 25th Percentile: 26190
  • Median: 39880
  • 75th Percentile: 56110
  • 90th Percentile: 74010

Advertising Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

Advertising Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19360
  • 25th Percentile: 26330
  • Median: 35750
  • 75th Percentile: 50070
  • 90th Percentile: 73080

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26280
  • 25th Percentile: 32890
  • Median: 48170
  • 75th Percentile: 67860
  • 90th Percentile: 112610

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17070
  • 25th Percentile: 20980
  • Median: 25650
  • 75th Percentile: 34470
  • 90th Percentile: 42710

Radio and Television Announcers — Salary by Percentile

Radio and Television Announcers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16160
  • 25th Percentile: 18640
  • Median: 24440
  • 75th Percentile: 34800
  • 90th Percentile: 53480

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26560
  • 25th Percentile: 32750
  • Median: 44230
  • 75th Percentile: 57240
  • 90th Percentile: 72460

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Salary by Percentile

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16060
  • 25th Percentile: 17800
  • Median: 26070
  • 75th Percentile: 37970
  • 90th Percentile: 59710

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Salary by Percentile

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16020
  • 25th Percentile: 17070
  • Median: 18820
  • 75th Percentile: 21710
  • 90th Percentile: 24750

Editors — Salary by Percentile

Editors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25150
  • 25th Percentile: 33520
  • Median: 47930
  • 75th Percentile: 64420
  • 90th Percentile: 75080

Advertising Sales Agents — Employment Trend

Advertising Sales Agents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30210
  • Median Salary 2007: 33040
  • Median Salary 2008: 32990
  • Median Salary 2009: 35010
  • Median Salary 2010: 35750
  • Total Employed 2006: 1950
  • Total Employed 2007: 1850
  • Total Employed 2008: 1910
  • Total Employed 2009: 1840
  • Total Employed 2010: 1850

Writers and Authors — Employment Trend

Writers and Authors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38630
  • Median Salary 2007: 38840
  • Median Salary 2008: 38490
  • Median Salary 2009: 38610
  • Median Salary 2010: 39880
  • Total Employed 2006: 450
  • Total Employed 2007: 460
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 410
  • Total Employed 2010: 300

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33690
  • Median Salary 2007: 37710
  • Median Salary 2008: 50400
  • Median Salary 2009: 50530
  • Median Salary 2010: 48170
  • Total Employed 2006: 120
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Radio and Television Announcers — Employment Trend

Radio and Television Announcers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19310
  • Median Salary 2007: 20940
  • Median Salary 2008: 22970
  • Median Salary 2009: 24080
  • Median Salary 2010: 24440
  • Total Employed 2006: 830
  • Total Employed 2007: 760
  • Total Employed 2008: 640
  • Total Employed 2009: 720
  • Total Employed 2010: 710

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42130
  • Median Salary 2007: 43540
  • Median Salary 2008: 44540
  • Median Salary 2009: 43280
  • Median Salary 2010: 44230
  • Total Employed 2006: 1580
  • Total Employed 2007: 1970
  • Total Employed 2008: 1740
  • Total Employed 2009: 1800
  • Total Employed 2010: 1700

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Employment Trend

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27000
  • Median Salary 2007: 30990
  • Median Salary 2008: 26120
  • Median Salary 2009: 26580
  • Median Salary 2010: 26070
  • Total Employed 2006: 160
  • Total Employed 2007: 180
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 120
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Employment Trend

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 18000
  • Median Salary 2007: 18860
  • Median Salary 2008: 19360
  • Median Salary 2009: 18790
  • Median Salary 2010: 18820
  • Total Employed 2006: 730
  • Total Employed 2007: 710
  • Total Employed 2008: 680
  • Total Employed 2009: 890
  • Total Employed 2010: 710

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27830
  • Median Salary 2007: 26670
  • Median Salary 2008: 24680
  • Median Salary 2009: 24720
  • Median Salary 2010: 25650
  • Total Employed 2006: 870
  • Total Employed 2007: 850
  • Total Employed 2008: 830
  • Total Employed 2009: 780
  • Total Employed 2010: 890

Editors — Employment Trend

Editors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37420
  • Median Salary 2007: 36740
  • Median Salary 2008: 43510
  • Median Salary 2009: 45310
  • Median Salary 2010: 47930
  • Total Employed 2006: 1020
  • Total Employed 2007: 1110
  • Total Employed 2008: 1460
  • Total Employed 2009: 1550
  • Total Employed 2010: 1360

Iowa vs National Communications Employment

Iowa vs National Communications Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 1.138% (7710)

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1. Central College

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

Central College is located in Pella, IA and it offers one program in communications. 1,648 students pursue degrees in 37 programs at this school, overall.

2. Graceland University - Lamoni

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

Graceland University-Lamoni offers one program in communications and it is located in Lamoni, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting.

3. The Maharishi University of Management

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

The Maharishi University of Management is in Fairfield, IA and this school offers one program in communications. It is a 4-year institution.

4. The University of Dubuque

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

The University of Dubuque is near the center of the city and it offers one communications program. 1,974 students seek degrees in 26 UD programs, overall. In terms of programs, UD is the third largest institution in the state of Iowa offering communications.

5. 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. This school offers three communications programs. It offers students three bachelor's level degrees in communications. BVU is a 4-year institution.

6. William Penn University

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

William Penn University offers one communications program and Penn is located in Oskaloosa, IA. This school is a 4-year institution.

7. Briar Cliff University

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

Briar Cliff University offers one communications program and Briar Cliff, which is 2.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Sioux City, IA. 1,157 students seek degrees in 50 Briar Cliff University programs, overall.

8. Southeastern Community College

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

Southeastern Community College is located in West Burlington, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one communications program. Overall, 3,601 students seek degrees in 35 Southeastern Community College programs. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in communications.

9. Grand View University

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

Grand View University, which is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Des Moines, IA. This school offers two communications programs. This school offers students two bachelor's level degrees in communications. This school is a 4-year institution.

10. Simpson College

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

Simpson College is in Indianola, IA. It offers two communications programs. It offers two degrees at the bachelor's level in communications to students. Simpson is a 4-year institution.

11. Iowa Wesleyan College

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

Iowa Wesleyan College is located in town of Mount Pleasant, Iowa and this school offers one communications program. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering communications programs.

12. Waldorf College

106 S Sixth St
Forest City, IA 50436-1713
(641) 585-2450

Waldorf College is located in Forest City, IA and this school offers one program in communications. This liberal arts college is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa.

13. Saint Ambrose University

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

Founded in 1882, Saint Ambrose University is a 4-year institution. St. Ambrose, which is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Davenport, IA. This mid-sized school offers subjects such as language, political science, and technology. Students are offered 29 certificates, 75 bachelors level degrees, 23 degrees at the masters level, and two degrees at the doctoral level by it. 3,663 students sought degrees from the 95 programs at St. Ambrose in 2010. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

14. Iowa State University

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

Iowa State University offers one communications program and ISU, which is near the center of the city, is located in Ames, IA. This university is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Iowa.

15. Luther College

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

Luther College is in Decorah, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and Luther offers one communications program. Luther is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa.

16. The Eastern Iowa Community College District

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

The Eastern Iowa Community College District is located in the center of Davenport. It offers two communications programs. Specifically, it offers students one communications certificate and one associate's level communications degree. 9,365 students pursue degrees in 73 programs at this community college, overall. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in communications.

17. The University of Northern Iowa

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

The University of Northern Iowa offers six communications programs. Specifically, this university offers students four degrees at the bachelor's level in communications and two master's level degrees in communications. This research university, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Cedar Falls, IA. Overall, 13,201 students pursue degrees in 159 UNI programs. UNI is the biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering communications in terms of programs.

18. Drake University

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

Drake University, which is 2.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Des Moines, IA and Drake offers one program in communications. It is a 4-year research institution. This mid-sized university is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering communications programs.

19. Hawkeye Community College

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

Hawkeye Community College, which is near Waterloo, is located in a rural area and it offers one communications program. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. In terms of programs, this college is the second biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering communications.

20. Loras College

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

Loras College offers one program in communications and this school, which is near the center of the city, is in Dubuque, IA. Loras is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa. This liberal arts college is the oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering communications programs.

21. Morningside College

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

Morningside College, which is 2.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Sioux City, IA. This school offers two communications programs. Morningside offers two degrees at the bachelor's level in communications to students. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering communications in terms of programs.

22. Wartburg College

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

Wartburg College is in town of Waverly, Iowa and this school offers one communications program. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa.

23. Upper Iowa University

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

Upper Iowa University, which is very close to Fayette, Iowa, is in a rural setting. UIU offers two programs in communications. It offers two bachelor's level communications degrees to students. UIU is a 4-year institution. It is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering communications.

24. Kirkwood Community College

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

Kirkwood Community College offers one program in communications and this college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Cedar Rapids, IA. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. This public college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in communications.

25. Mount Mercy University

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

Mount Mercy University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Cedar Rapids, IA. Mount Mercy offers two programs in communications. Students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in communications by it. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution.

26. The University of Iowa

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

The University of Iowa is located in the center of Iowa City. It offers six communications programs. More specifically, it offers students two certificates in communications, two bachelor's level degrees in communications, one degree at the master's level in communications, and one doctorate level communications degree. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. Iowa ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Iowa.

27. 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 located in Council Bluffs, IA and this college offers one program in communications. This public college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the third largest institution in the state of Iowa offering communications.

28. Dordt College

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

Dordt College is located in Sioux Center, IA and it offers one program in communications. Overall, 1,360 students seek degrees in 90 Dordt College programs.

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