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Engineering Schools in Iowa

There are 12 Iowa schools offering engineering programs. In 2010, 1,556 students graduated with degrees from Iowa engineering schools. 1,148 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 261 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,491 students graduate from programs in Iowa in engineering every year. This accounts for 1% of engineering students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 19 students graduated with engineering certificates, 17 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,148 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 261 with a degree at the master's level, and 111 with a doctorate level degree.

12 engineering schools are in Iowa. Out of these, seven schools are public, while five schools are private. While tuition at a public engineering school varies from $6,997 to $7,417, tuition at a private engineering school varies from $22,980 to $29,020.

Average tuition for engineering programs is $14,333. While the highest tuition for engineering programs, which is $29,020 every year, is at Wartburg College, the lowest tuition in Iowa, which is $6,997 per year, is at Iowa State University.

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

Engineering Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

On average, 1,491 students graduate from programs in Iowa in engineering every year. This accounts for 1% of engineering students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 19 students graduated with engineering certificates, 17 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,148 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 261 with a degree at the master's level, and 111 with a doctorate level degree.

Engineering Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 1
  • Certificate 2008: 17
  • Certificate 2009: 13
  • Certificate 2010: 19
  • Associate 2006: 6
  • Associate 2007: 9
  • Associate 2008: 15
  • Associate 2009: 20
  • Associate 2010: 17
  • Bachelor 2006: 1115
  • Bachelor 2007: 1064
  • Bachelor 2008: 1072
  • Bachelor 2009: 1024
  • Bachelor 2010: 1148
  • Master 2006: 254
  • Master 2007: 208
  • Master 2008: 217
  • Master 2009: 265
  • Master 2010: 261
  • Doctorate 2006: 109
  • Doctorate 2007: 130
  • Doctorate 2008: 105
  • Doctorate 2009: 128
  • Doctorate 2010: 111

Engineering Program Availability in Iowa

Iowa schools offer a total of 74 engineering programs. Of these programs, around 40.5% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Engineering Program Availability in Iowa

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 4
  • Bachelor: 30
  • Master: 18
  • Doctorate: 18

Industrial Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Industrial Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49060
  • 25th Percentile: 56790
  • Median: 67440
  • 75th Percentile: 79330
  • 90th Percentile: 91980

Logistics Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Logistics Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38140
  • 25th Percentile: 48300
  • Median: 57750
  • 75th Percentile: 70800
  • 90th Percentile: 85940

Agricultural Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Agricultural Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48710
  • 25th Percentile: 56290
  • Median: 65370
  • 75th Percentile: 80460
  • 90th Percentile: 97720

Materials Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Materials Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49560
  • 25th Percentile: 62670
  • Median: 72370
  • 75th Percentile: 91860
  • 90th Percentile: 105740

Electrical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Electrical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49390
  • 25th Percentile: 59610
  • Median: 73360
  • 75th Percentile: 90420
  • 90th Percentile: 113580

Computer Hardware Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Computer Hardware Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55890
  • 25th Percentile: 78280
  • Median: 103590
  • 75th Percentile: 116530
  • 90th Percentile: 134410

Nanosystems Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Nanosystems Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38690
  • 25th Percentile: 51170
  • Median: 65460
  • 75th Percentile: 87820
  • 90th Percentile: 114150

Automotive Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Automotive Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48580
  • 25th Percentile: 59400
  • Median: 72520
  • 75th Percentile: 87170
  • 90th Percentile: 103710

Chemical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Chemical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54850
  • 25th Percentile: 66200
  • Median: 80840
  • 75th Percentile: 91360
  • 90th Percentile: 109540

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 53020
  • 25th Percentile: 60070
  • Median: 71540
  • 75th Percentile: 86370
  • 90th Percentile: 93060

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Salary by Percentile

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 51790
  • 25th Percentile: 63120
  • Median: 79890
  • 75th Percentile: 93910
  • 90th Percentile: 106700

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Salary by Percentile

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32120
  • 25th Percentile: 45550
  • Median: 61960
  • 75th Percentile: 77430
  • 90th Percentile: 92190

Transportation Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Transportation Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47700
  • 25th Percentile: 57250
  • Median: 73620
  • 75th Percentile: 90390
  • 90th Percentile: 101210

Product Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Product Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45430
  • 25th Percentile: 51220
  • Median: 67770
  • 75th Percentile: 83330
  • 90th Percentile: 96690

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48040
  • 25th Percentile: 55740
  • Median: 71110
  • 75th Percentile: 87130
  • 90th Percentile: 97090

Industrial Engineers — Employment Trend

Industrial Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58870
  • Median Salary 2007: 61400
  • Median Salary 2008: 63600
  • Median Salary 2009: 68110
  • Median Salary 2010: 67440
  • Total Employed 2006: 2210
  • Total Employed 2007: 2380
  • Total Employed 2008: 2550
  • Total Employed 2009: 2650
  • Total Employed 2010: 2610

Logistics Engineers — Employment Trend

Logistics Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58140
  • Median Salary 2007: 60650
  • Median Salary 2008: 58510
  • Median Salary 2009: 57500
  • Median Salary 2010: 57750
  • Total Employed 2006: 480
  • Total Employed 2007: 520
  • Total Employed 2008: 460
  • Total Employed 2009: 380
  • Total Employed 2010: 470

Agricultural Engineers — Employment Trend

Agricultural Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59560
  • Median Salary 2007: 64100
  • Median Salary 2008: 63370
  • Median Salary 2009: 64700
  • Median Salary 2010: 65370
  • Total Employed 2006: 170
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 170
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

Materials Engineers — Employment Trend

Materials Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 66920
  • Median Salary 2007: 68310
  • Median Salary 2008: 69900
  • Median Salary 2009: 71690
  • Median Salary 2010: 72370
  • Total Employed 2006: 240
  • Total Employed 2007: 290
  • Total Employed 2008: 280
  • Total Employed 2009: 240
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Chemical Engineers — Employment Trend

Chemical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67650
  • Median Salary 2007: 71360
  • Median Salary 2008: 79760
  • Median Salary 2009: 77210
  • Median Salary 2010: 80840
  • Total Employed 2006: 280
  • Total Employed 2007: 260
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 160
  • Total Employed 2010: 190

Computer Hardware Engineers — Employment Trend

Computer Hardware Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69080
  • Median Salary 2007: 67080
  • Median Salary 2008: 71880
  • Median Salary 2009: 72750
  • Median Salary 2010: 103590
  • Total Employed 2006: 310
  • Total Employed 2007: 230
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 150
  • Total Employed 2010: 460

Nanosystems Engineers — Employment Trend

Nanosystems Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59620
  • Median Salary 2007: 63110
  • Median Salary 2008: 64145
  • Median Salary 2009: 65180
  • Median Salary 2010: 65460
  • Total Employed 2006: 730
  • Total Employed 2007: 580
  • Total Employed 2008: 390
  • Total Employed 2009: 460
  • Total Employed 2010: 370

Automotive Engineers — Employment Trend

Automotive Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61940
  • Median Salary 2007: 62190
  • Median Salary 2008: 64000
  • Median Salary 2009: 71890
  • Median Salary 2010: 72520
  • Total Employed 2006: 2530
  • Total Employed 2007: 2310
  • Total Employed 2008: 2130
  • Total Employed 2009: 2690
  • Total Employed 2010: 2560

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Employment Trend

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62550
  • Median Salary 2007: 68870
  • Median Salary 2008: 70350
  • Median Salary 2009: 71990
  • Median Salary 2010: 71540
  • Total Employed 2006: 240
  • Total Employed 2007: 240
  • Total Employed 2008: 220
  • Total Employed 2009: 180
  • Total Employed 2010: 170

Product Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

Product Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62890
  • Median Salary 2007: 67200
  • Median Salary 2008: 62800
  • Median Salary 2009: 63710
  • Median Salary 2010: 67770
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 160
  • Total Employed 2009: 240
  • Total Employed 2010: 210

Transportation Engineers — Employment Trend

Transportation Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 66310
  • Median Salary 2007: 70030
  • Median Salary 2008: 73490
  • Median Salary 2009: 73640
  • Median Salary 2010: 73620
  • Total Employed 2006: 1460
  • Total Employed 2007: 1450
  • Total Employed 2008: 1580
  • Total Employed 2009: 1560
  • Total Employed 2010: 1550

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Employment Trend

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63060
  • Median Salary 2007: 67670
  • Median Salary 2008: 72970
  • Median Salary 2009: 79380
  • Median Salary 2010: 79890
  • Total Employed 2006: 340
  • Total Employed 2007: 360
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 410
  • Total Employed 2010: 460

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Employment Trend

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 50050
  • Median Salary 2007: 52380
  • Median Salary 2008: 54430
  • Median Salary 2009: 61520
  • Median Salary 2010: 61960
  • Total Employed 2006: 1660
  • Total Employed 2007: 1310
  • Total Employed 2008: 1190
  • Total Employed 2009: 1220
  • Total Employed 2010: 1110

Electrical Engineers — Employment Trend

Electrical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 72600
  • Median Salary 2007: 73170
  • Median Salary 2008: 74150
  • Median Salary 2009: 73680
  • Median Salary 2010: 73360
  • Total Employed 2006: 1160
  • Total Employed 2007: 1340
  • Total Employed 2008: 1240
  • Total Employed 2009: 1380
  • Total Employed 2010: 1220

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 64170
  • Median Salary 2007: 66360
  • Median Salary 2008: 67080
  • Median Salary 2009: 70380
  • Median Salary 2010: 71110
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 60
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Iowa vs National Engineering Employment

Iowa vs National Engineering Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 0.676% (11770)

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1. Indian Hills Community College

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

Indian Hills Community College is located in town of Ottumwa, Iowa and this college offers one engineering program. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks third in the state of Iowa.

2. Saint Ambrose University

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

Saint Ambrose University offers one program in engineering and this school, which is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Davenport, IA. 3,663 students pursue degrees in 129 Saint Ambrose University programs, overall.

3. Iowa State University

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

Iowa State University, which is 1.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Ames, IA. ISU offers 31 engineering programs. Of those, it offers 11 degrees at the bachelor's level in engineering to students, ten degrees at the master's level in engineering, and ten degrees at the doctorate level in engineering. Iowa State is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, this university is the biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering engineering.

4. The University of Northern Iowa

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

The University of Northern Iowa offers one program in engineering and this university, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Cedar Falls, IA. UNI is a public, 4-year, research institution.

5. Loras College

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

Loras College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Dubuque, IA and Loras offers one engineering program. Overall, 1,562 students pursue degrees in 54 programs at this liberal arts college. This liberal arts college is the oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering engineering programs.

6. 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 in Sioux City, IA and it offers one program in engineering. This school is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering engineering in terms of programs.

7. Wartburg College

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

Wartburg College is in Waverly, IA and this school offers one program in engineering. Overall, 1,775 students pursue degrees in 40 programs at this school. In terms of programs, it is the eighth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering engineering.

8. Kirkwood Community College

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

Kirkwood Community College offers two engineering programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in engineering by this college and one associate's level engineering degree. This college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Cedar Rapids, IA. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering engineering in terms of programs.

9. The University of Iowa

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

The University of Iowa offers 25 programs in engineering. Specifically, this university offers two certificates in engineering to students, seven degrees at the bachelor's level in engineering, eight engineering degrees at the master's level, and eight doctorate level degrees in engineering. This large university is located in the center of Iowa City. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the second oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in engineering.

10. Iowa Lakes Community College

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

Iowa Lakes Community College offers two programs in engineering. Specifically, it offers one engineering certificate to students and one associate's level degree in engineering. This community college is located in town of Estherville, Iowa. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. This college is the biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering engineering in terms of programs.

11. Dordt College

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

Dordt College is located in Sioux Center, IA. It offers seven programs in engineering. It offers students seven engineering degrees at the bachelor's level. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa. This liberal arts college is the second largest institution in the state of Iowa offering engineering in terms of programs.

12. Des Moines Area Community College

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

Des Moines Area Community College offers one program in engineering and it is in the suburbs of Ankeny, Iowa. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. It is the largest institution in the state of Iowa offering engineering in terms of programs.