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Hospitality Schools in Iowa

There are seven Iowa schools offering hospitality programs. 119 students graduated from programs at Iowa hospitality schools in 2010. 73 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 38 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 122 students graduate from hospitality programs in this state every year. Specifically, four students graduated with hospitality certificates, 73 with an associate's level degree, 38 with a bachelor's level degree, three with a master's level degree, and one with a degree at the doctorate level.

Seven hospitality schools are in this state. Out of these, while six schools are public, one school is private. Tuition at a private hospitality school is $13,167, while tuitions at a public hospitality school are $6,997.

Average tuition for hospitality programs is $7,602. The lowest tuition in Iowa, which is $6,997 each year, is at Iowa State University, while the highest tuition for hospitality programs, which is $13,167 every year, is at the AIB College of Business.

Iowa schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing hospitality.

Hospitality Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

On average, 122 students graduate from hospitality programs in this state every year. Specifically, four students graduated with hospitality certificates, 73 with an associate's level degree, 38 with a bachelor's level degree, three with a master's level degree, and one with a degree at the doctorate level.

Hospitality Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 4
  • Certificate 2007: 2
  • Certificate 2008: 3
  • Certificate 2009: 3
  • Certificate 2010: 4
  • Associate 2006: 38
  • Associate 2007: 54
  • Associate 2008: 50
  • Associate 2009: 29
  • Associate 2010: 73
  • Bachelor 2006: 43
  • Bachelor 2007: 56
  • Bachelor 2008: 59
  • Bachelor 2009: 50
  • Bachelor 2010: 38
  • Master 2006: 1
  • Master 2007: 2
  • Master 2008: 3
  • Master 2009: 2
  • Master 2010: 3
  • Doctorate 2006: 3
  • Doctorate 2007: 1
  • Doctorate 2008: 10
  • Doctorate 2009: 6
  • Doctorate 2010: 1

Hospitality Program Availability in Iowa

Schools in Iowa offer a total of 14 hospitality programs. Of these programs, 57.1% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Hospitality Program Availability in Iowa

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 8
  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 1
  • Doctorate: 1

Concierges — Salary by Percentile

Concierges — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17630
  • 25th Percentile: 20310
  • Median: 25250
  • 75th Percentile: 29600
  • 90th Percentile: 36080

Tour Guides and Escorts — Salary by Percentile

Tour Guides and Escorts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15940
  • 25th Percentile: 16760
  • Median: 18470
  • 75th Percentile: 23390
  • 90th Percentile: 27990

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop — Salary by Percentile

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15720
  • 25th Percentile: 16070
  • Median: 17140
  • 75th Percentile: 18700
  • 90th Percentile: 20740

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15890
  • 25th Percentile: 16690
  • Median: 18270
  • 75th Percentile: 20090
  • 90th Percentile: 23010

Gaming Managers — Salary by Percentile

Gaming Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40910
  • 25th Percentile: 46810
  • Median: 55240
  • 75th Percentile: 69040
  • 90th Percentile: 87950

Travel Agents — Salary by Percentile

Travel Agents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17040
  • 25th Percentile: 20900
  • Median: 26020
  • 75th Percentile: 35550
  • 90th Percentile: 46060

Lodging Managers — Salary by Percentile

Lodging Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25980
  • 25th Percentile: 31280
  • Median: 36720
  • 75th Percentile: 45370
  • 90th Percentile: 57080

Food Service Managers — Salary by Percentile

Food Service Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24780
  • 25th Percentile: 31510
  • Median: 40040
  • 75th Percentile: 54140
  • 90th Percentile: 73520

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Salary by Percentile

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28450
  • 25th Percentile: 33070
  • Median: 38430
  • 75th Percentile: 50470
  • 90th Percentile: 63730

Concierges — Employment Trend

Concierges — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22875
  • Median Salary 2007: 23655
  • Median Salary 2008: 24460
  • Median Salary 2009: 24885
  • Median Salary 2010: 25250
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Tour Guides and Escorts — Employment Trend

Tour Guides and Escorts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 17700
  • Median Salary 2007: 21800
  • Median Salary 2008: 22010
  • Median Salary 2009: 19070
  • Median Salary 2010: 18470
  • Total Employed 2006: 340
  • Total Employed 2007: 220
  • Total Employed 2008: 270
  • Total Employed 2009: 230
  • Total Employed 2010: 240

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop — Employment Trend

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 15220
  • Median Salary 2007: 15590
  • Median Salary 2008: 16130
  • Median Salary 2009: 16500
  • Median Salary 2010: 17140
  • Total Employed 2006: 2910
  • Total Employed 2007: 3040
  • Total Employed 2008: 3380
  • Total Employed 2009: 3150
  • Total Employed 2010: 3610

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks — Employment Trend

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 16690
  • Median Salary 2007: 17530
  • Median Salary 2008: 17800
  • Median Salary 2009: 18290
  • Median Salary 2010: 18270
  • Total Employed 2006: 3000
  • Total Employed 2007: 3070
  • Total Employed 2008: 3160
  • Total Employed 2009: 3250
  • Total Employed 2010: 3090

Gaming Managers — Employment Trend

Gaming Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56080
  • Median Salary 2007: 56320
  • Median Salary 2008: 56860
  • Median Salary 2009: 56550
  • Median Salary 2010: 55240
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 110
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Travel Agents — Employment Trend

Travel Agents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26500
  • Median Salary 2007: 28120
  • Median Salary 2008: 25660
  • Median Salary 2009: 28390
  • Median Salary 2010: 26020
  • Total Employed 2006: 690
  • Total Employed 2007: 550
  • Total Employed 2008: 500
  • Total Employed 2009: 500
  • Total Employed 2010: 480

Lodging Managers — Employment Trend

Lodging Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33270
  • Median Salary 2007: 36530
  • Median Salary 2008: 36930
  • Median Salary 2009: 35530
  • Median Salary 2010: 36720
  • Total Employed 2006: 470
  • Total Employed 2007: 490
  • Total Employed 2008: 500
  • Total Employed 2009: 480
  • Total Employed 2010: 520

Food Service Managers — Employment Trend

Food Service Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39090
  • Median Salary 2007: 40800
  • Median Salary 2008: 41000
  • Median Salary 2009: 41190
  • Median Salary 2010: 40040
  • Total Employed 2006: 1280
  • Total Employed 2007: 1420
  • Total Employed 2008: 1570
  • Total Employed 2009: 1840
  • Total Employed 2010: 2030

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Employment Trend

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32510
  • Median Salary 2007: 39700
  • Median Salary 2008: 40490
  • Median Salary 2009: 40060
  • Median Salary 2010: 38430
  • Total Employed 2006: 240
  • Total Employed 2007: 330
  • Total Employed 2008: 340
  • Total Employed 2009: 360
  • Total Employed 2010: 360

Iowa vs National Hospitality Employment

Iowa vs National Hospitality Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 1.095% (10430)

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1. North Iowa Area Community College

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

North Iowa Area Community College, which is very close to Mason City, Iowa, is in a rural setting and it offers one hospitality program. This college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. It ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Iowa.

2. The AIB College of Business

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

The AIB College of Business offers two programs in hospitality. This school offers two degrees at the associate's level in hospitality to students. AIB, which is 3.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Des Moines, IA. AIB is a 4-year institution. This school is the eighth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering hospitality.

3. Iowa State University

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

Iowa State University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Ames, IA. Iowa State offers three hospitality programs. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level hospitality degree by this university, one master's level degree in hospitality, and one hospitality degree at the doctorate level. 28,682 students seek degrees in 258 Iowa State University programs, overall. This big university is the biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering hospitality.

4. The Eastern Iowa Community College District

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

Founded in 1965, the Eastern Iowa Community College District is a public 2-year institution. This college is in the center of Davenport. This community college is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Iowa. This community college offers subjects such as paramedicine and liberal arts. Students are offered 27 certificates and 46 associates level degrees by it. 9,365 students pursued degrees from the 50 programs at this community college in 2010. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

5. Kirkwood Community College

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

Kirkwood Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Cedar Rapids, IA. It offers two hospitality programs. Of those, this community college offers students one hospitality certificate and one associate's level hospitality degree. This big college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering hospitality programs.

6. Iowa Lakes Community College

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

Iowa Lakes Community College offers one program in hospitality and it is located in Estherville, IA. 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 hospitality.

7. 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. This college offers two programs in hospitality. Of those, students are offered one hospitality certificate by it and one hospitality degree at the associate's level. This college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. This college ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Iowa.

8. Iowa Central Community College

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

Iowa Central Community College offers one program in hospitality and it is located in town of Fort Dodge, Iowa. 6,204 students seek degrees in 49 programs at this community college, overall. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks fifth in the state of Iowa.