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Nursing Assistant Schools in Iowa

There are three schools in the state of Iowa offering nursing assistant programs. 465 students graduated with degrees from Iowa nursing assistant schools in 2010.

Overview

327 students graduate from programs in Iowa in nursing assisting, on average, per year. In 2010, 465 students graduated with certificates in nursing assisting.

Three nursing assistant schools are located in this midwestern state. Of these, while two schools are public, one school is private. Public nursing assistant school tuition varies from $3,913 to $3,990.

Average tuition for nursing assistant programs is $3,953. The highest tuition for nursing assistant programs, which is $3,990 every year, is at Iowa Central Community College, while the lowest tuition in this state is at North Iowa Area Community College.

Schools in this state offer certificates in nursing assistant.

Nursing Assistant Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

327 students graduate from programs in Iowa in nursing assisting, on average, per year. In 2010, 465 students graduated with certificates in nursing assisting.

Nursing Assistant Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 155
  • Certificate 2007: 190
  • Certificate 2008: 190
  • Certificate 2009: 340
  • Certificate 2010: 465

Nursing Assistant Program Availability in Iowa

Iowa schools offer a total of three programs in nursing assisting.

Nursing Assistant Program Availability in Iowa

  • Certificate: 3

Career Trends

Nursing Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Nursing Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Nursing Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19340
  • 25th Percentile: 21030
  • Median: 23350
  • 75th Percentile: 26760
  • 90th Percentile: 30110

Career Trends

Nursing Assistants — Employment Trend

Nursing Assistants — Employment Trend

Nursing Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21860
  • Median Salary 2007: 22560
  • Median Salary 2008: 23130
  • Median Salary 2009: 23490
  • Median Salary 2010: 23350
  • Total Employed 2006: 20950
  • Total Employed 2007: 20850
  • Total Employed 2008: 21230
  • Total Employed 2009: 21220
  • Total Employed 2010: 21420

Iowa vs National Nursing Assistant Employment

Iowa vs National Nursing Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 1.476% (21420)

Nursing Assistant Schools in Iowa

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1. The Mercy College of Health Sciences

928 Sixth Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309-1239
(515) 643-3180

The Mercy College of Health Sciences, which is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Des Moines, IA and this school offers one nursing assistant program. It is the oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in nursing assisting.

2. Indian Hills Community College

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

Founded in 1966, Indian Hills Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is located in Ottumwa, IA. This medium-sized college is the 15th largest institution in the state of Iowa. This college offers subjects including automotive technology and massage therapy. This community college offers 23 certificates and 33 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 5,520 students sought degrees from the 47 programs at this college. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This community college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

3. North Iowa Area Community College

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

North Iowa Area Community College offers one program in nursing assisting and it is in Mason City, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the second oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering nursing assistant programs.

4. Western Iowa Tech Community College

4647 Stone Ave
Sioux City, IA 51102-5199
(712) 274-6400

Founded in 1966, Western Iowa Tech Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Sioux City, IA. It is the 11th biggest institution in the state of Iowa. This college offers students 39 certificates and 41 degrees at the associates level. 6,421 students pursued degrees from the 57 programs at this medium-sized college in 2010. It offers subjects including EMT, business, and dental hygiene. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this college. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

5. Des Moines Area Community College

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

Founded in 1966, Des Moines Area Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college is in the suburbs of Ankeny, Iowa. This college is the fifth largest institution in the state of Iowa. It offers students 51 certificates and 47 associates level degrees. 24,658 students sought degrees from the 67 programs at this public college in 2010. This college offers subjects such as carpentry and veterinary medicine. This college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

6. Iowa Central Community College

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

Iowa Central Community College offers one nursing assistant program and it is located in town of Fort Dodge, Iowa. Overall, 6,204 students pursue degrees in 49 programs at this mid-sized college. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering nursing assisting.