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 small business programs.
Iowa City's largest small business school is University of Iowa. In 2010, University of Iowa graduated approximately 307 students with credentials in small business.
In 2010, 307 students graduated with a small business certificate from one of Iowa City's small business schools. Tuition in 2009 at Iowa City's small business schools was $19,438 per year for instate students and $34,812 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,090 for small business related books and supplies every 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 small business graduates choose to work as small business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Iowa City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 25 small business professionals in Iowa were working in the greater Iowa City area. By the year 2018, the number of small business professionals is expected to decrease by 0% in Iowa City. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a small business professional in Iowa City is $87,210 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for small business professionals.