Iowa City has a total population of 62,220 and a student population of 29,100. Of these students, 28,987 are enrolled in schools that offer risk management programs.
The largest risk management school in Iowa City, by student population, is University of Iowa. In 2010, University of Iowa graduated approximately 41 students from its risk management program.
In 2010, 58 students graduated with a risk management certificate from one of Iowa City's risk management schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,438 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Iowa City risk management schools was an average of $34,812 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,090 for risk management related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,004 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,044.
Many risk management graduates choose to work as risk managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Iowa City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 16 risk managers in Iowa were working in the greater Iowa City area. The government projects that the number of risk managers in Iowa City will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for risk managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a risk manager in Iowa City is $34,930 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for risk managers.