Iowa Central Community College

Tel: (515)576-7201
5,697 students
Public institution
Iowa Central Community College is one of the nation's 50 fastest growing community colleges because service to students is its highest priority. Approximately 5300 students attend Iowa Central's three campuses Centrally located with easy access to main east-west and north-south travel routes, Iowa Central offers high quality residence life opportunities, total transfer options, affordable costs and a wide range of two-year programs.
School Highlights:
Iowa Central Community College serves 5,697 students (53% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is lower than the community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Iowa Central Community College is the only community colleges within Webster County, IA.
The nearest community college is Ellsworth Community College (47.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 202 teachers has grown by 32% over five years.
College Iowa Central 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 202 staff
61 staff
Iowa Central Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 5,697 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 83% over five years.
Total Enrollment 5,697 students 1,296 students
Iowa Central Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1
21:1
Iowa Central Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,998 students
814 students
Iowa Central Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,699 students
1,040 students
Iowa Central Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Iowa Central Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
5%
Iowa Central Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
7%
21%
Iowa Central Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
9%
15%
Iowa Central Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
74%
51%
Iowa Central Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Iowa Central Community College More (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
7%
3%
Iowa Central Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Iowa Central Community College Non Resident (2006-2013)
Iowa Central 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. 0.44 0.68
Iowa Central Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,520 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,585 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,520 $5,660
Iowa Central Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,585 $10,250
Iowa Central Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 1,206 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 90%
89%
Iowa Central Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Students who enter Iowa Central for associate degree programs and vocational-technical programs find low student-to-teacher ratios, a campus-wide understanding of business and industry needs, and quick response to student input and activity trends that keep its educational offerings on the cutting edge. Business & Industry Training & Solutions customized training program is designed to meet education and training needs of business and industry in area V. Iowa Central Community College offers quality customized training and technical assistance for employers. Specialized curriculum and consultant services can be tailored to meet your specific need. The Continuing Education and Workplace Services Division of Iowa Central Community College strives to meet educational needs of our communities by providing a broad array of interesting courses at a reasonable cost. Through cooperation and partnerships with local school districts, service agencies, businesses, industries and organizations, Iowa Central Community College provides quality education, training and cultural activities. The Collegian is the student newspaper of Iowa Central Community College. Established in 1961, The Collegian has chronicled the events of the college, its students, staff and faculty, on a regular basis since that time. A 12-page, tabloid section, the American Scholastic Press Association award-winning Collegian prints four times per semester, from September until May.

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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 0.52. The most diverse community college in Iowa is Kaplan University-Davenport Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.