Hawkeye Community College

Tel: (319)296-2320
5,803 students
Public institution
The mission of Hawkeye Community College is a globally informed community of successful lifelong learners.
School Highlights:
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Hawkeye Community College serves 5,803 students (52.83% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
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Hawkeye Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Black Hawk County, IA.
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The nearest community college is Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus (6.62 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 251 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Hawkeye Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 251 staff
61 staff
Hawkeye Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 5,803 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 35% over five years.
Total Enrollment 5,803 students 1,294 students
Hawkeye Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
21:1
Hawkeye Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 3,066 students
822 students
Hawkeye Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,737 students
1,025 students
Hawkeye Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Hawkeye Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Hawkeye Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
3%
7%
Hawkeye Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
8%
12%
Hawkeye Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
86%
57%
Hawkeye Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Hawkeye Community College More (2011-2013)
Hawkeye Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.13 0.53
Hawkeye Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,116 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,984 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,116 $5,694
Hawkeye Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,984 $10,252
Hawkeye Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86%
89%
Hawkeye Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

In 1992, Hawkeye became a comprehensive community college with the addition of arts and sciences to the curriculum. In July 1993, the name was officially changed to Hawkeye Community College. Hawkeye Community College has graduated more than 30,000 credit students since July 1, 1966. In addition, we have had more than 725,000 registrations in Continuing Education programs. The College is growing and expanding its educational programs and services to people. Four metro area sites house credit and continuing education programs: the 320-acre main campus at 1501 East Orange Road, in south Waterloo; the Metro Campus at 844 West 4th Street, Waterloo; the Center for Business and Industry, 5330 Nordic Drive, Cedar Falls; and the Martin Luther King Jr., Center, 515 Beech Street, Waterloo. In addition, classes and services are offered throughout Area VII (Workforce Development). Hawkeye Community College offers more than 45 academic programs and options and the latest in technology, training facilities, and innovative learning options. Hawkeye supports and cooperates with public school districts in promoting and conducting continuing education programs, distance learning courses over the Hawkeye Telecommunications System, and other classes and programs. Hawkeye Community College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Cedar Falls
    7009 Nordic Drive
    Cedar FallsIA 50613
    (319)277-0220
    6.62 Mi | 466 students
  • Marshalltown
    3700 S Center St
    MarshalltownIA 50158
    (641)752-7106
    41.93 Mi | 2,117 students
  • Cedar Rapids
    3165 Edgewood Parkway SW
    Cedar RapidsIA 52404
    (319)363-0481
    45.93 Mi | 527 students
  • Iowa Falls
    1100 College Ave
    Iowa FallsIA 50126
    (800)322-9235
    48.05 Mi | 1,037 students
  • Cedar Rapids
    6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
    Cedar RapidsIA 52406
    (319)398-5411
    49.59 Mi | 15,323 students
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Did You Know?
For Iowa public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,249 per year for in-state students and $5,184 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,927 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Iowa community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.53, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Iowa is Kaplan University-Davenport Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.