With an overall population of 62,220 and a student population of 29,100, approximately 113 of Iowa City students attend one of Iowa City's schools that offer cosmetology programs.
Of the 1 cosmetology schools in Iowa City, the largest cosmetology school, by student population, is La James International College. In 2010, La James International College graduated approximately 45 students from its cosmetology program.
A total of 57 students graduated with credentials in cosmetology from cosmetology schools in Iowa City in 2010.
Many cosmetology graduates choose to work as cosmetologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Iowa City, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 8,320 cosmetologists in Iowa. Of these cosmetologists, 170 were working in the greater Iowa City area. Iowa City's cosmetologist workforce is projected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for cosmetologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a cosmetologist in Iowa City is $23,290 per year, which is higher than the average for cosmetologists state-wide.