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Visual Communications Schools in Iowa

There are 18 schools in the state of Iowa offering visual communications programs. 338 students graduated with degrees from Iowa visual communications schools in 2010. 177 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 130 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

324 students graduate from visual communications programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of visual communications students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 27 students graduated with certificates in visual communications, 130 with an associate's level degree, 177 with a bachelor's level degree, and four with a degree at the master's level.

18 visual communications schools are in this midwestern state. And out of these, while ten schools are public, eight schools are private. While tuition at a private visual communications school varies from $20,292 to $29,020, tuition at a public visual communications school varies from $6,997 to $7,008.

Average tuition for programs in visual communications is $17,611. While the highest tuition for visual communications programs, which is $29,020 per year, is at Wartburg College, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $6,997 each year, is at Iowa State University.

Iowa visual communications schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Visual Communications Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

324 students graduate from visual communications programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of visual communications students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 27 students graduated with certificates in visual communications, 130 with an associate's level degree, 177 with a bachelor's level degree, and four with a degree at the master's level.

Visual Communications Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 1
  • Certificate 2008: 1
  • Certificate 2009: 8
  • Certificate 2010: 27
  • Associate 2006: 125
  • Associate 2007: 121
  • Associate 2008: 127
  • Associate 2009: 142
  • Associate 2010: 130
  • Bachelor 2006: 129
  • Bachelor 2007: 149
  • Bachelor 2008: 183
  • Bachelor 2009: 168
  • Bachelor 2010: 177
  • Master 2006: 10
  • Master 2007: 1
  • Master 2008: 0
  • Master 2009: 0
  • Master 2010: 4

Visual Communications Program Availability in Iowa

Iowa schools offer a total of 26 programs in visual communications. Of these programs, around 46.2% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Visual Communications Program Availability in Iowa

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 9
  • Bachelor: 12
  • Master: 1

Film and Video Editors — Salary by Percentile

Film and Video Editors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18370
  • 25th Percentile: 21840
  • Median: 31500
  • 75th Percentile: 45610
  • 90th Percentile: 52990

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23340
  • 25th Percentile: 39210
  • Median: 46470
  • 75th Percentile: 63350
  • 90th Percentile: 106320

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Salary by Percentile

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28040
  • 25th Percentile: 33630
  • Median: 40100
  • 75th Percentile: 47070
  • 90th Percentile: 68870

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22970
  • 25th Percentile: 28640
  • Median: 37170
  • 75th Percentile: 47600
  • 90th Percentile: 60310

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31490
  • Median Salary 2007: 31440
  • Median Salary 2008: 39350
  • Median Salary 2009: 46360
  • Median Salary 2010: 46470
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 150

Film and Video Editors — Employment Trend

Film and Video Editors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27420
  • Median Salary 2007: 29410
  • Median Salary 2008: 44200
  • Median Salary 2009: 34500
  • Median Salary 2010: 31500
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Employment Trend

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30810
  • Median Salary 2007: 32320
  • Median Salary 2008: 38860
  • Median Salary 2009: 37230
  • Median Salary 2010: 40100
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32550
  • Median Salary 2007: 32820
  • Median Salary 2008: 35500
  • Median Salary 2009: 36690
  • Median Salary 2010: 37170
  • Total Employed 2006: 1940
  • Total Employed 2007: 2170
  • Total Employed 2008: 2210
  • Total Employed 2009: 2140
  • Total Employed 2010: 1960

Iowa vs National Visual Communications Employment

Iowa vs National Visual Communications Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 0.911% (2270)

Visual Communications Schools in Iowa

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1. Graceland University - Lamoni

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

Graceland University-Lamoni is in Lamoni, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in visual communications. Students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in visual communications by it. Overall, 2,267 students seek degrees in 51 GU programs. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in visual communications.

2. Buena Vista University

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

Buena Vista University is in Storm Lake, IA and it offers one program in visual communications. It is a 4-year institution. It ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Iowa.

3. Briar Cliff University

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

Briar Cliff University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1930. Briar Cliff, which is 2.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Sioux City, IA. This liberal arts college offers students two certificates, two associates level degrees, 43 bachelors level degrees, and three degrees at the masters level. 1,157 students sought degrees from the 44 programs at this school in 2010. BCU offers subjects including teaching and communications. It 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.

4. Southeastern Community College

1500 West Agency Road
West Burlington, IA 52655-0180
(319) 752-2731

Southeastern Community College, which is very close to West Burlington, Iowa, is located in a rural area and it offers one visual communications program. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. In terms of enrollment, it ranks seventh in the state of Iowa.

5. Grand View University

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

Grand View University offers one visual communications program and this school, which is near the center of the city, is in Des Moines, IA. Overall, 2,109 students seek degrees in 44 programs at this liberal arts college. In terms of enrollment, it ranks ninth in the state of Iowa.

6. Iowa Wesleyan College

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

Iowa Wesleyan College is located in town of Mount Pleasant, Iowa. It offers two visual communications programs. It offers two bachelor's level visual communications degrees to students. Overall, 771 students pursue degrees in 33 programs at IWC. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering visual communications programs.

7. Northwest Iowa Community College

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

Northwest Iowa Community College is located in Sheldon, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in visual communications. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering visual communications programs.

8. 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 and it offers one visual communications program. 3,663 students seek degrees in 129 Saint Ambrose University programs, overall. It ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Iowa.

9. Iowa State University

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

Iowa State University, which is 1.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Ames, IA. ISU offers two visual communications programs. Out of those, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in visual communications and one degree at the master's level in visual communications. Overall, 28,682 students pursue degrees in 258 programs at this university. This university is the second largest institution in the state of Iowa offering visual communications in terms of programs.

10. The Eastern Iowa Community College District

306 W River Dr
Davenport, IA 52801-1221
(563) 336-3300

The Eastern Iowa Community College District is located in the center of Davenport. It offers two visual communications programs. More specifically, it offers students one visual communications certificate and one degree at the associate's level in visual communications. Overall, 9,365 students seek degrees in 73 Eastern Iowa Community College District programs. This college is the third oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering visual communications programs.

11. The University of Northern Iowa

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

The University of Northern Iowa, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Cedar Falls, IA and this university offers one visual communications program. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Iowa.

12. Hawkeye Community College

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

Hawkeye Community College is in Waterloo, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two visual communications programs. This college offers two associate's level visual communications degrees to students. This community college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering visual communications.

13. Wartburg College

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

Wartburg College is located in town of Waverly, Iowa and it offers one program in visual communications. It is a 4-year institution.

14. Upper Iowa University

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

Upper Iowa University offers one visual communications program and it is in Fayette, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting.

15. Kirkwood Community College

6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2068
(319) 398-5411

Kirkwood Community College, which is 4.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Cedar Rapids, IA and it offers one program in visual communications. 18,456 students pursue degrees in 120 programs at this community college, overall. In terms of programs, this college is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering visual communications.

16. Iowa Western Community College

2700 College Rd
Council Bluffs, IA 51503-1057
(712) 325-3200

Iowa Western Community College, which is near the center of the city, is in Council Bluffs, IA and this college offers one visual communications program. 6,799 students seek degrees in 46 Iowa Western Community College programs, overall. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering visual communications programs.

17. Iowa Lakes Community College

19 S 7th St
Estherville, IA 51334-2295
(712) 362-2601

Iowa Lakes Community College is in Estherville, IA. This college offers two programs in visual communications. More specifically, students are offered one visual communications certificate by this college and one associate's level degree in visual communications. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the fourth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering visual communications.

18. Dordt College

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

Dordt College is located in Sioux Center, IA and it offers one program in visual communications. 1,360 students pursue degrees in 90 Dordt College programs, overall.

19. Des Moines Area Community College

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

Des Moines Area Community College is located in the suburbs of Ankeny, Iowa. It offers three visual communications programs. Specifically, it offers students two certificates in visual communications and one degree at the associate's level in visual communications. Overall, 24,658 students seek degrees in 98 Des Moines Area Community College programs. It is the largest institution in the state of Iowa offering visual communications.