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Nurse Practitioner Schools in Iowa

There are three Iowa schools offering nurse practitioner programs. In 2010, 96 students graduated with degrees from Iowa nurse practitioner schools. 90 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and six of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

87 students graduate from programs in this state in advanced nursing, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from nurse practitioner programs. More specifically, six students graduated with nurse practitioner certificates and 90 with a degree at the master's level.

Three nurse practitioner schools are in Iowa. Out of these, three schools are private. Tuition at a private nurse practitioner school varies from $14,995 to $24,610.

Average tuition for nurse practitioner programs is $21,315. While the lowest tuition in Iowa is at Allen College, the highest tuition for nurse practitioner programs, which is $24,610 per year, is at Clarke University.

Iowa nurse practitioner schools offer certificates and masters degrees.

Nurse Practitioner Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

87 students graduate from programs in this state in advanced nursing, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from nurse practitioner programs. More specifically, six students graduated with nurse practitioner certificates and 90 with a degree at the master's level.

Nurse Practitioner Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 5
  • Certificate 2007: 1
  • Certificate 2008: 11
  • Certificate 2009: 7
  • Certificate 2010: 6
  • Master 2006: 64
  • Master 2007: 58
  • Master 2008: 68
  • Master 2009: 53
  • Master 2010: 90

Nurse Practitioner Program Availability in Iowa

Schools in this midwestern state offer a total of ten nurse practitioner programs. Of these programs, about 60% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates.

Nurse Practitioner Program Availability in Iowa

  • Certificate: 4
  • Master: 6

Career Trends

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16640
  • 25th Percentile: 18770
  • Median: 31880
  • 75th Percentile: 53490
  • 90th Percentile: 75080

Career Trends

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29740
  • Median Salary 2007: 30150
  • Median Salary 2008: 31880
  • Median Salary 2009: 34580
  • Median Salary 2010: 31880
  • Total Employed 2006: 790
  • Total Employed 2007: 800
  • Total Employed 2008: 720
  • Total Employed 2009: 570
  • Total Employed 2010: 670

Iowa vs National Nurse Practitioner Employment

Iowa vs National Nurse Practitioner Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 1.202% (670)

Nurse Practitioner Schools in Iowa

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1. Graceland University - Lamoni

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

Graceland University-Lamoni offers three nurse practitioner programs. Out of those, it offers students one nurse practitioner certificate and two nurse practitioner degrees at the master's level. This school is located in Lamoni, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Iowa.

2. Allen College

1990 Heath St
Waterloo, IA 50703-1999
(319) 226-2000

Allen College, which is very close to Waterloo, Iowa, is in a rural area. It offers six nurse practitioner programs. Out of those, students are offered three nurse practitioner certificates by it and three master's level advanced nursing degrees. It is a 4-year institution. It is the largest institution in the state of Iowa offering advanced nursing in terms of programs.

3. Clarke University

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

Clarke University, which is 1.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Dubuque, IA and it offers one program in advanced nursing. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering advanced nursing in terms of programs.