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Special Education Schools in Iowa

There are eight schools in the state of Iowa offering special education programs. In 2010, 239 students graduated from programs at Iowa special education schools. 222 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and ten of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

196 students graduate from programs in Iowa in special education, on average, every year. Specifically, seven students graduated with special education certificates, ten with a bachelor's level degree, and 222 with a master's level degree.

Eight special education schools are in this state. Out of these, six schools are private, while two schools are public. Private special education school tuition varies from $20,980 to $26,960, while tuition at a public special education school varies from $6,997 to $7,008.

Average tuition for programs in special education is $17,008. The highest tuition for programs in special education, which is $26,960 every year, is at Drake University, while the lowest tuition in this midwestern state, which is $6,997 each year, is at Iowa State University.

Special education schools in this state offer certificates, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Special Education Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

196 students graduate from programs in Iowa in special education, on average, every year. Specifically, seven students graduated with special education certificates, ten with a bachelor's level degree, and 222 with a master's level degree.

Special Education Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 18
  • Certificate 2007: 7
  • Certificate 2008: 9
  • Certificate 2009: 16
  • Certificate 2010: 7
  • Bachelor 2006: 12
  • Bachelor 2007: 18
  • Bachelor 2008: 15
  • Bachelor 2009: 13
  • Bachelor 2010: 10
  • Master 2006: 102
  • Master 2007: 94
  • Master 2008: 130
  • Master 2009: 141
  • Master 2010: 222

Special Education Program Availability in Iowa

Iowa schools offer a total of 28 programs in special education. Of these programs, close to 75% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Special Education Program Availability in Iowa

  • Certificate: 5
  • Bachelor: 2
  • Master: 21

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29330
  • 25th Percentile: 34930
  • Median: 43200
  • 75th Percentile: 52740
  • 90th Percentile: 60030

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28680
  • 25th Percentile: 34680
  • Median: 43050
  • 75th Percentile: 51220
  • 90th Percentile: 59280

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29650
  • 25th Percentile: 35120
  • Median: 42940
  • 75th Percentile: 52460
  • 90th Percentile: 61010

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38700
  • Median Salary 2007: 40650
  • Median Salary 2008: 41800
  • Median Salary 2009: 43660
  • Median Salary 2010: 43200
  • Total Employed 2006: 1470
  • Total Employed 2007: 1360
  • Total Employed 2008: 950
  • Total Employed 2009: 710
  • Total Employed 2010: 590

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38270
  • Median Salary 2007: 39580
  • Median Salary 2008: 41150
  • Median Salary 2009: 41550
  • Median Salary 2010: 43050
  • Total Employed 2006: 1700
  • Total Employed 2007: 1800
  • Total Employed 2008: 1970
  • Total Employed 2009: 1850
  • Total Employed 2010: 1440

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37180
  • Median Salary 2007: 42280
  • Median Salary 2008: 40460
  • Median Salary 2009: 42560
  • Median Salary 2010: 42940
  • Total Employed 2006: 2470
  • Total Employed 2007: 3040
  • Total Employed 2008: 2790
  • Total Employed 2009: 2640
  • Total Employed 2010: 2410

Iowa vs National Special Education Employment

Iowa vs National Special Education Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 0.947% (4440)

Special Education Schools in Iowa

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1. 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. It offers two programs in special education. GU offers students two master's level special education degrees.

2. Saint Ambrose University

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

Saint Ambrose University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Davenport, IA. St. Ambrose offers 11 programs in special education. Specifically, students are offered five certificates in special education by it and six master's level special education degrees. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, St. Ambrose ranks tenth in the state of Iowa.

3. Iowa State University

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

Iowa State University offers one special education program and ISU, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Ames, IA. This large university is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Iowa. This university is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering special education programs.

4. The University of Northern Iowa

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

The University of Northern Iowa, which is near the center of the city, is in Cedar Falls, IA and this university offers one special education program. UNI is a public, 4-year, research institution. UNI is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering special education programs.

5. Drake University

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

Drake University offers three special education programs. This university offers three master's level special education degrees to students. This university, which is 2.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Des Moines, IA. It is a 4-year research institution. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering special education.

6. Loras College

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

Loras College offers three programs in special education. Specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in special education and two degrees at the master's level in special education. This small school, which is 0.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in Dubuque, IA. Overall, 1,562 students pursue degrees in 54 Loras College programs. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering special education in terms of programs.

7. Morningside College

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

Morningside College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Sioux City, IA. It offers four special education programs. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level special education degree by Morningside and three master's level special education degrees. This small school is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa.

8. Upper Iowa University

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

Upper Iowa University is located in Fayette, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school offers three programs in special education. It offers three degrees at the master's level in special education to students. 5,741 students seek degrees in 68 programs at UIU, overall. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering special education programs.

9. The University of Iowa

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

Founded in 1847, the University of Iowa is a public, 4-year, research institution. Iowa is in the center of Iowa City. It is the the fifth oldest and the third largest institution in the state of Iowa. Students are offered 100 certificates, 86 degrees at the bachelors level, 108 masters level degrees, and 119 degrees at the doctoral level by this research university. 29,518 students sought degrees from the 200 programs at this university in 2010. Iowa offers subjects such as nutrition, information technology, and electrical engineering. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This university is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Iowa.

10. Dordt College

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

Dordt College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1955. It is in Sioux Center, IA. Students are offered three degrees at the associates level, 86 bachelors level degrees, and one masters level degree by it. In 2010, 1,360 students sought degrees from the 90 programs at this school. This school offers subjects such as information technology, visual communications, and chemistry. This liberal arts college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This school is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa.