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Hospitality Management Schools in Iowa

In 2018-2019, 283 students earned their Hospitality degrees in IA.

A Hospitality Management major is the 11th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Hospitality Management Majors in Iowa

Hospitality majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 147
Post-Master’s Certificate 81
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 81
Associate’s Degree 33
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 9
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 9
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 9
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 9
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 4

Gender Distribution

In Iowa, a hospitality major is more popular with women than with men.

Hospitality Management Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of hospitality majors in Iowa is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Black or African American: 5.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.2%
  • White: 80.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.2%
  • Other Races: 5.3%
Hospitality Management Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Hospitality Management Grads in Iowa

In this state, there are 7,570 people employed in jobs related to a hospitality degree, compared to 917,700 nationwide.

Hospitality Management Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Hospitality Management Jobs in Iowa

In this state, hospitality grads earn an average of $47,350. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,270.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in Iowa that offer hospitality degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

149 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
33,372 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 84% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $41,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

#2

University of Iowa

Iowa City
81 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
31,240 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $15,893. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 84% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,258 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 72% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $10,084. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,788 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,500 after earning their degree at this institution. 99% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $10,271.

#5

Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
1,807 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,112 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $31,200 after graduation.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,976 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $7,992. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,900 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,035 Total Students

99% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,100 a year.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,002 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,378.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,237 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $9,469. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid.

Hospitality Management Careers in IA

Some of the careers hospitality majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 13% $43,980
Food Service Managers 10% $44,350
Lodging Managers 8% $45,550
Managers 6% $90,210
Gaming Managers 5% $64,920

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to hospitality.

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Business Administration & Management 3,404
Accounting 1,338
Finance & Financial Management 1,091
Marketing 953
Management Sciences & Methods 552
Human Resource Management 482
Business & Commerce 287
Entrepreneurial Studies 261

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