Sioux City, IA Colleges
Sioux City (pron.: /?su??s?ti/) is a city in Woodbury and Plymouth counties in the western part of the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 82,695 in the 2010 census, which makes it the fourth largest city in Iowa. The bulk of the city is in Woodbury County, of which it is the county seat, though a small portion is in Plymouth County.
Sioux City is the primary city of the five-county Sioux City, IA?NE?SD Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), with a population of 168,825 in 2010 and a slight increase to an estimated 168,921 in 2012. The Sioux City-Vermillion, IA-NE-SD Combined Statistical Area had a population of 182,675 as of 2010 and has grown to an estimated population of 183,052 as of 2012.
Sioux City is at the navigational head of the Missouri River, about 95 miles north of the Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area. Sioux City and the surrounding areas of northwestern Iowa, northeastern Nebraska and southeastern South Dakota are sometimes referred to as Siouxland, especially by the local media.
Money recognized Sioux City in its August 2010 issue of "Best Places To Live".
In 2008 and 2009, the Sioux City Tri-State Metropolitan Area was recognized by Site Selection as the top economic development community in the United States for communities with populations between 50,000 and 200,000 people. In March 2013, Site Selection also recognized Sioux City as the 4th Top Metro area in the Midwest Region behind 1st place Kansas City, KS, 2nd place Minneapolis–Saint Paul and 3rd place Omaha–Council Bluffs metropolitan area. Sioux City was also ranked 1st in regards to Metro Populations between 50,000 - 200,000.
Forbes placed the Sioux City metro in the Top 15 Best Small Places for Businesses and Careers and MSN.com ranked the area the #2 Most Livable Bargain Market.The Daily Beast, an American news reporting website, placed Sioux City on their list of The Top 40 Drunkest Cities in America, with a ranking of 14th.
Schools in and around Sioux City, IA
Bio-Chi Institute of Massage Therapy
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit; $14,350 average out-state tuition; $14,350 average in-state tuition
St Luke's College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private not for profit; $15,300 average out-state tuition; $15,300 average in-state tuition
Briar Cliff University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $23,600 average out-state tuition; $23,600 average in-state tuition
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $22,880 average out-state tuition; $22,880 average in-state tuition
Western Iowa Tech Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $3,192 average out-state tuition; $2,976 average in-state tuition
Iowa School of Beauty-Sioux City
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Little Priest Tribal College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private not for profit; $3,000 average out-state tuition; $3,000 average in-state tuition
Popular Majors in Sioux City
- Nursing - Registered Nurse Training (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
- Liberal Arts and Sciences
- Business Administration and Management
- Elementary Education
- Special Education and Teaching
- Criminal Justice/Police Science
- Education/Teaching of Emotionally Disturbed
- Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
- Graphic Design
- Education/Teaching of Mentally Retarded
- Mass Communication/Media Studies
- Counseling Psychology
- Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
- Physical Therapist Assistant
- Child Care Provider
- Health and Physical Education/Fitness
- Kinesiology and Exercise Science