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Psychology Schools in Iowa

There are 28 Iowa schools offering psychology programs. In 2010, 2,669 students graduated from programs at Iowa psychology schools. 2,597 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 58 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 2,228 students graduate from programs in Iowa in psychology every year. This accounts for 2% of psychology students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 2,597 students graduated with a psychology degree at the bachelor's level, 58 with a master's level degree, and 14 with a degree at the doctorate level.

28 psychology schools are located in this midwestern state. And out of these, while three schools are public, 25 schools are private. While tuition at a public psychology school varies from $6,997 to $7,417, tuition at a private psychology school varies from $12,604 to $37,482.

Average tuition for psychology programs is $19,743. The highest tuition for programs in psychology, which is $37,482 per year, is at Grinnell College, while the lowest tuition in Iowa, which is $6,997 per year, is at Iowa State University.

Iowa psychology schools offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Psychology Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

On average, 2,228 students graduate from programs in Iowa in psychology every year. This accounts for 2% of psychology students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 2,597 students graduated with a psychology degree at the bachelor's level, 58 with a master's level degree, and 14 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Psychology Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Bachelor 2006: 1279
  • Bachelor 2007: 1400
  • Bachelor 2008: 1696
  • Bachelor 2009: 2142
  • Bachelor 2010: 2597
  • Master 2006: 66
  • Master 2007: 80
  • Master 2008: 72
  • Master 2009: 62
  • Master 2010: 58
  • Doctorate 2006: 17
  • Doctorate 2007: 11
  • Doctorate 2008: 19
  • Doctorate 2009: 31
  • Doctorate 2010: 14

Psychology Program Availability in Iowa

Schools in Iowa offer a total of 53 psychology programs. Of these programs, around 64.2% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Psychology Program Availability in Iowa

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 34
  • Master: 9
  • Doctorate: 9

School Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

School Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39840
  • 25th Percentile: 46040
  • Median: 62070
  • 75th Percentile: 77020
  • 90th Percentile: 103350

Psychologists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Psychologists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22890
  • 25th Percentile: 65500
  • Median: 87280
  • 75th Percentile: 100910
  • 90th Percentile: 106360

Career Trends

School Psychologists — Employment Trend

School Psychologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 50580
  • Median Salary 2007: 52460
  • Median Salary 2008: 52140
  • Median Salary 2009: 58060
  • Median Salary 2010: 62070
  • Total Employed 2006: 870
  • Total Employed 2007: 850
  • Total Employed 2008: 990
  • Total Employed 2009: 790
  • Total Employed 2010: 760

Psychologists, All Other — Employment Trend

Psychologists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 81305
  • Median Salary 2007: 84080
  • Median Salary 2008: 85390
  • Median Salary 2009: 76300
  • Median Salary 2010: 87280
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Iowa vs National Psychology Employment

Iowa vs National Psychology Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 0.718% (810)

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1. Central College

812 University
Pella, IA 50219
(877) 462-3687

Central College is in town of Pella, Iowa and this school offers one program in psychology. This school is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa. This liberal arts college is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in psychology.

2. Graceland University - Lamoni

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

Graceland University-Lamoni is located in Lamoni, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and GU offers one program in psychology. Overall, 2,267 students seek degrees in 51 GU programs.

3. The University of Dubuque

2000 University Ave
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 589-3000

The University of Dubuque offers one psychology program and it is near the center of the city. This small school is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in psychology.

4. Buena Vista University

610 W 4th St
Storm Lake, IA 50588
(712) 749-2400

Buena Vista University is in Storm Lake, IA. It offers two programs in psychology. Students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in psychology by this small school. It is the tenth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering psychology.

5. William Penn University

201 Trueblood Ave
Oskaloosa, IA 52577
(641) 673-1001

William Penn University is located in Oskaloosa, IA and it offers one program in psychology.

6. Briar Cliff University

3303 Rebecca St
Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 279-5321

Briar Cliff University, which is near the center of the city, is in Sioux City, IA and this school offers one psychology program. It is a 4-year institution.

7. Cornell College

600 First St. SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314-1098
(319) 895-4000

Cornell College is located in town of Mount Vernon, Iowa and Cornell offers one psychology program. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa. This school is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in psychology.

8. Grand View University

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

Grand View University, which is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Des Moines, IA and this school offers one program in psychology. This school is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa.

9. Emmaus Bible College

2570 Asbury Rd
Dubuque, IA 52001-3096
(563) 588-8000

Emmaus Bible College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Dubuque, IA and it offers one program in psychology. It is a 4-year institution.

10. Simpson College

701 North C St
Indianola, IA 50125
(515) 961-6251x1517

Simpson College offers one program in psychology and it is located in Indianola, IA. It is a 4-year institution.

11. Iowa Wesleyan College

601 N Main Street
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
(319) 385-8021

Iowa Wesleyan College is in town of Mount Pleasant, Iowa and it offers one psychology program. It is a 4-year institution.

12. Waldorf College

106 S Sixth St
Forest City, IA 50436-1713
(641) 585-2450

Waldorf College is in town of Forest City, Iowa and it offers one psychology program. It is a for-profit 4-year institution.

13. Coe College

1220 First Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-5092
(319) 399-8000

Coe College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Cedar Rapids, IA and it offers one program in psychology. 1,357 students pursue degrees in 39 programs at this school, overall. This school is the eighth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering psychology in terms of programs.

14. Saint Ambrose University

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

Saint Ambrose University, which is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Davenport, IA. St. Ambrose offers two programs in psychology. It offers two bachelor's level psychology degrees to students. St. Ambrose is a 4-year institution. It is the third largest institution in the state of Iowa offering psychology in terms of programs.

15. 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 in Ames, IA. It offers three psychology programs. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level psychology degree by it, one degree at the master's level in psychology, and one doctorate level degree in psychology. This university is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Iowa.

16. Luther College

700 College Drive
Decorah, IA 52101-1045
(563) 387-2000

Luther College offers one psychology program and it is located in Decorah, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a 4-year institution.

17. The University of Northern Iowa

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

The University of Northern Iowa offers six programs in psychology. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level psychology degree by this university and five psychology degrees at the master's level. This university, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Cedar Falls, IA. Overall, 13,201 students pursue degrees in 159 programs at this university.

18. Drake University

2507 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311-4505
(515) 271-2011

Drake University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Des Moines, IA and it offers one psychology program. 5,616 students pursue degrees in 80 Drake University programs, overall. This research university is the seventh largest institution in the state of Iowa offering psychology.

19. Grinnell College

1121 Park Street
Grinnell, IA 50112-1690
(641) 269-4000

Grinnell College offers one psychology program. Overall, 1,655 students seek degrees in 26 programs at this school.

20. Loras College

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

Loras College, which is near the center of the city, is in Dubuque, IA. It offers three psychology programs. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in psychology by this school and two master's level degrees in psychology. Loras is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa. It is the oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in psychology.

21. Morningside College

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

Morningside College offers three programs in psychology. It offers three psychology degrees at the bachelor's level to students. Morningside, which is 2.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Sioux City, IA. 1,991 students pursue degrees in 50 Morningside College programs, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the largest institution in the state of Iowa offering psychology.

22. Clarke University

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

Clarke University, which is 1.5 miles from the center of the city, is located in Dubuque, IA and Clarke offers one program in psychology. Overall, 1,255 students pursue degrees in 33 Clarke programs.

23. Wartburg College

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

Wartburg College is located in Waverly, IA and this school offers one psychology program. 1,775 students pursue degrees in 40 programs at this liberal arts college, overall.

24. Upper Iowa University

605 Washington St
Fayette, IA 52142-1857
(563) 425-5200

Upper Iowa University offers one psychology program and this school, which is very close to Fayette, Iowa, is located in a rural setting. Overall, 5,741 students seek degrees in 68 Upper Iowa University programs. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering psychology.

25. Northwestern College

101 Seventh St SW
Orange City, IA 51041
(712) 707-7000

Northwestern College offers one psychology program and it is in Orange City, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a 4-year institution.

26. Mount Mercy University

1330 Elmhurst Dr NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-4797
(319) 363-8213

Mount Mercy University offers one program in psychology and Mount Mercy, which is 1.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Cedar Rapids, IA. This school is a 4-year institution.

27. The University of Iowa

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

The University of Iowa offers 11 programs in psychology. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in psychology by this university, one bachelor's level degree in psychology, one master's level degree in psychology, and eight degrees at the doctorate level in psychology. This big university is in the center of Iowa City. Overall, 29,518 students seek degrees in 413 programs at this university. Iowa is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering psychology programs.

28. Dordt College

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

Dordt College offers one psychology program and it is located in town of Sioux Center, Iowa. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution. It is the tenth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering psychology in terms of programs.

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