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Photography Schools in Iowa

There are five schools in the state of Iowa offering photography programs. 72 students graduated from programs at Iowa photography schools in 2010. 42 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 21 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 64 students graduate from programs in Iowa in photography each year. This accounts for 1% of photography students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 21 students graduated with photography certificates, 42 with an associate's level degree, and nine with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Five photography schools are located in this state. And out of these, while two schools are private, three schools are public. Tuition at a private photography school varies from $20,292 to $22,980.

Average tuition for photography programs is $21,739. While the lowest tuition in this state is at Grand View University, the highest tuition for photography programs, which is $22,980 per year, is at Morningside College.

Schools in this midwestern state offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees in photography. No photography students at the undergraduate level pursued masters level degrees.

Photography Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

On average, 64 students graduate from programs in Iowa in photography each year. This accounts for 1% of photography students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 21 students graduated with photography certificates, 42 with an associate's level degree, and nine with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Photography Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 8
  • Certificate 2010: 21
  • Associate 2006: 37
  • Associate 2007: 24
  • Associate 2008: 32
  • Associate 2009: 34
  • Associate 2010: 42
  • Bachelor 2006: 5
  • Bachelor 2007: 10
  • Bachelor 2008: 24
  • Bachelor 2009: 4
  • Bachelor 2010: 9

Photography Program Availability in Iowa

Iowa schools offer a total of five programs in photography. Of these programs, about 40% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level.

Photography Program Availability in Iowa

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 2

Career Trends

Photographers — Salary by Percentile

Photographers — Salary by Percentile

Photographers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15920
  • 25th Percentile: 17670
  • Median: 23110
  • 75th Percentile: 30240
  • 90th Percentile: 42350

Career Trends

Photographers — Employment Trend

Photographers — Employment Trend

Photographers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21030
  • Median Salary 2007: 25560
  • Median Salary 2008: 25480
  • Median Salary 2009: 27050
  • Median Salary 2010: 23110
  • Total Employed 2006: 850
  • Total Employed 2007: 960
  • Total Employed 2008: 1050
  • Total Employed 2009: 860
  • Total Employed 2010: 740

Iowa vs National Photography Employment

Iowa vs National Photography Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 1.357% (740)

Photography Schools in Iowa

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1. Grand View University

1200 Grandview Ave
Des Moines, IA 50316
(515) 263-2800

Grand View University, which is near the center of the city, is in Des Moines, IA and it offers one photography program. This liberal arts college is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa. It is the largest institution in the state of Iowa offering photography.

2. Northwest Iowa Community College

603 W Park St
Sheldon, IA 51201
(712) 324-5061

Northwest Iowa Community College offers one photography program and it is in Sheldon, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the second biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering photography in terms of programs.

3. Hawkeye Community College

1501 E Orange Rd
Waterloo, IA 50701
(319) 296-2320

Hawkeye Community College, which is near Waterloo, is in a rural setting and it offers one program in photography. It is a public 2-year institution. This public college is the oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in photography.

4. Morningside College

1501 Morningside Ave
Sioux City, IA 51106-1751
(712) 274-5000

Morningside College offers one photography program and this school, which is 2.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Sioux City, IA. 1,991 students seek degrees in 50 programs at Morningside, overall. This school is the second largest institution in the state of Iowa offering photography in terms of programs.

5. Des Moines Area Community College

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

Des Moines Area Community College offers one program in photography and it is located in the suburbs of Ankeny, Iowa. This community college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. It is the biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering photography.