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Human Resource Management Schools in Iowa

482 students earned HR degrees in Iowa in the 2018-2019 year.

A Human Resource Management major is the 7th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Human Resource Management Majors in Iowa

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 384
Master’s Degree 37
Associate’s Degree 32
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 16
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 16
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 13

Gender Distribution

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

Human Resource Management Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.1%
  • Black or African American: 7.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.2%
  • White: 75.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.9%
  • Other Races: 7.7%
Human Resource Management Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Human Resource Management Grads in Iowa

There are 13,040 people in the state and 1,325,020 people in the nation working in HR jobs.

Human Resource Management Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Human Resource Management Jobs in Iowa

HR grads earn an average of $65,310 in the state and $70,730 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Iowa that offer HR degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

University of Iowa

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

The full-time teacher rate is 84%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,200 a year. It takes the average student 4.33 years to graduate.

93 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
4,279 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.10%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. This private institution charges an average net price of $21,526.

#3

Waldorf University

Forest City
58 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
3,071 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 7.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,200 a year.

#4

Mount Mercy University

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

The average student takes 4.32 years to complete their degree at Mount Mercy. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
1,815 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 37%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.17 years.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,976 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 34%.

#7

Grand View University

Des Moines
21 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
1,889 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.30%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $37,600 after graduation.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
2,302 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $34,100 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.23 years to graduate. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,112 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $31,200 after graduation. A typical student attending Hawkeye Community College will pay a net price of $11,886. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
1,258 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,900 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Human Resource Management Careers in IA

Some of the careers HR majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 16% $60,470
Training and Development Specialists 16% $51,070
Human Resources Managers 14% $98,760
Training and Development Managers 12% $83,910
Compensation and Benefits Managers 10% $94,870
Human Resources Specialists 9% $54,610
Labor Relations Specialists -5% $67,740

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Business Administration & Management 3,404
Accounting 1,338
Finance & Financial Management 1,091
Marketing 953
Management Sciences & Methods 552
Business & Commerce 287
Hospitality Management 283
Entrepreneurial Studies 261

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