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Drafting Schools in Iowa

There are 14 Iowa schools offering drafting programs. 116 students graduated with degrees from Iowa drafting schools in 2010. 94 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 22 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 139 students graduate from drafting programs in this state every year. Specifically, 22 students graduated with certificates in drafting and 94 with an associate's level degree.

14 drafting schools are in this state. Of these, 12 schools are public, while two schools are private. Private drafting school tuition is $11,306, while public drafting school tuition varies from $3,120 to $4,800.

Average tuition for drafting programs is $3,824. The lowest tuition in Iowa, which is $3,120 per year, is at Indian Hills Community College, while the highest tuition for drafting programs, which is $11,306 each year, is at Vatterott College-Des Moines.

Drafting schools in this state offer certificates and associates degrees.

Drafting Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

On average, 139 students graduate from drafting programs in this state every year. Specifically, 22 students graduated with certificates in drafting and 94 with an associate's level degree.

Drafting Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 33
  • Certificate 2007: 30
  • Certificate 2008: 39
  • Certificate 2009: 16
  • Certificate 2010: 22
  • Associate 2006: 94
  • Associate 2007: 96
  • Associate 2008: 123
  • Associate 2009: 100
  • Associate 2010: 94

Drafting Program Availability in Iowa

Schools in Iowa offer a total of 28 drafting programs. Of these programs, about 57.1% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates.

Drafting Program Availability in Iowa

  • Certificate: 12
  • Associate: 16

Drafters, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Drafters, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29670
  • 25th Percentile: 33230
  • Median: 38910
  • 75th Percentile: 49740
  • 90th Percentile: 58680

Mechanical Drafters — Salary by Percentile

Mechanical Drafters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30960
  • 25th Percentile: 35070
  • Median: 41440
  • 75th Percentile: 48790
  • 90th Percentile: 58780

Electrical and Electronics Drafters — Salary by Percentile

Electrical and Electronics Drafters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23710
  • 25th Percentile: 35940
  • Median: 46270
  • 75th Percentile: 57210
  • 90th Percentile: 68870

Architectural and Civil Drafters — Salary by Percentile

Architectural and Civil Drafters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29160
  • 25th Percentile: 35940
  • Median: 44680
  • 75th Percentile: 55860
  • 90th Percentile: 65150

Drafters, All Other — Employment Trend

Drafters, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31910
  • Median Salary 2007: 32620
  • Median Salary 2008: 37470
  • Median Salary 2009: 37860
  • Median Salary 2010: 38910
  • Total Employed 2006: 170
  • Total Employed 2007: 160
  • Total Employed 2008: 140
  • Total Employed 2009: 210
  • Total Employed 2010: 260

Mechanical Drafters — Employment Trend

Mechanical Drafters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38290
  • Median Salary 2007: 40550
  • Median Salary 2008: 42860
  • Median Salary 2009: 42730
  • Median Salary 2010: 41440
  • Total Employed 2006: 950
  • Total Employed 2007: 960
  • Total Employed 2008: 880
  • Total Employed 2009: 950
  • Total Employed 2010: 770

Architectural and Civil Drafters — Employment Trend

Architectural and Civil Drafters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39980
  • Median Salary 2007: 43020
  • Median Salary 2008: 43470
  • Median Salary 2009: 46460
  • Median Salary 2010: 44680
  • Total Employed 2006: 940
  • Total Employed 2007: 770
  • Total Employed 2008: 820
  • Total Employed 2009: 730
  • Total Employed 2010: 700

Electrical and Electronics Drafters — Employment Trend

Electrical and Electronics Drafters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53790
  • Median Salary 2007: 43110
  • Median Salary 2008: 44610
  • Median Salary 2009: 46620
  • Median Salary 2010: 46270
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 250
  • Total Employed 2008: 220
  • Total Employed 2009: 210
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Iowa vs National Drafting Employment

Iowa vs National Drafting Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 0.923% (1820)

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1. Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 683-5111

Indian Hills Community College offers two drafting programs. More specifically, this college offers students one drafting certificate and one drafting degree at the associate's level. This community college is in Ottumwa, IA. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks tenth in the state of Iowa.

2. Marshalltown Community College

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

Marshalltown Community College is located in Marshalltown, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one drafting program. 2,069 students seek degrees in 36 programs at this community college, overall. This community college is the oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering drafting programs.

3. Vatterott College - Des Moines

7000 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, IA 50321
(515) 309-9000

Vatterott College-Des Moines is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one drafting program. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

4. Northeast Iowa Community College - Calmar

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

Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar, which is very close to Calmar, Iowa, is in a rural setting and it offers one program in drafting. This college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. In terms of programs, it is the fifth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering drafting.

5. Southeastern Community College

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

Southeastern Community College, which is very close to West Burlington, Iowa, is in a rural area. It offers two drafting programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in drafting by it and one degree at the associate's level in drafting. 3,601 students pursue degrees in 35 Southeastern Community College programs, overall.

6. ITT Technical Institute - Clive

1860 NW 118th St- Ste 110
Clive, IA 50325
(515) 327-5500

ITT Technical Institute-Clive is located in the suburbs of Clive, Iowa and it offers one drafting program. It is a for-profit 4-year institution.

7. ITT Technical Institute - Cedar Rapids

3735 Queen Ct SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 297-3400

ITT Technical Institute-Cedar Rapids is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Cedar Rapids, IA. It is one of several campuses. Students are offered four associates level degrees and four degrees at the bachelors level by ITT. 86 students sought degrees from the seven programs at ITT in 2010. It offers subjects such as law and management. This school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. ITT is one of 3 technical colleges in Iowa.

8. 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 heart of downtown, is located in Sioux City, IA. It offers two drafting programs. Specifically, it offers one drafting certificate to students and one associate's level degree in drafting. 6,421 students pursue degrees in 80 Western Iowa Tech Community College programs, overall. In terms of programs, this college is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering drafting.

9. 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 area. It offers two programs in drafting. More specifically, it offers one certificate in drafting to students and one degree at the associate's level in drafting. Overall, 1,654 students pursue degrees in 35 programs at this college. This public college is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering drafting in terms of programs.

10. 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. It offers four drafting programs. Of those, this community college offers students two certificates in drafting and two associate's level drafting degrees. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering drafting.

11. 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. and it offers one program in drafting. 6,658 students seek degrees in 52 Hawkeye Community College programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks eighth in the state of Iowa.

12. Southwestern Community College

1501 W. Townline Street
Creston, IA 50801
(641) 782-7081x413

Southwestern Community College, which is very close to Creston, Iowa, is in a rural setting. It offers two drafting programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in drafting by it and one degree at the associate's level in drafting. It is a public 2-year institution. This small college is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in drafting.

13. 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 in Cedar Rapids, IA. It offers four drafting programs. Out of those, this college offers two drafting certificates to students and two drafting degrees at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the third biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering drafting in terms of programs.

14. Iowa Western Community College

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

Iowa Western Community College, which is 3.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Council Bluffs, IA and this college offers one drafting program. This college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. It ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Iowa.

15. Iowa Lakes Community College

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

Iowa Lakes Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1967. It is located in Estherville, IA. This college offers students 25 certificates and 40 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 3,264 students sought degrees from the 46 programs at this public college. This college offers subjects including healthcare and forensic accounting. This college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

16. Des Moines Area Community College

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

Des Moines Area Community College is in the suburbs of Ankeny, Iowa. It offers four drafting programs. More specifically, students are offered two certificates in drafting by this college and two drafting degrees at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in drafting.