If you want to study a field that allows you to start a career as quickly as possible, consider starting a career as a diesel mechanic or truck driver. Council Bluffs has one school that offers a diesel mechanic program: Iowa Western Community College. The average cost of tuition here is $4,270 per year and students receive an average scholarship award of $2,835.
At Iowa Western Community College, you can complete an Associate's degree in diesel technology. It's important to include the cost of supplies in your budget, since the program requires a full set of tools.
Council Bluffs is home to large trucking employers like Nebraska Coast Inc., J D Double M Trucking, and Transwood Inc. The cost of living in this city is 19% below the national average. You may spend lots of time on local highways, including Highway 92, and I-29.