Kirkwood Community College

6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2068
Tel: (319)398-5411
14,190 students
Public institution
Kirkwood Training and Outreach Services (KTOS) provides business counseling and training services to help companies achieve world-class performance through improved business practices, a highly-skilled workforce, and appropriate use of technology. The services are focused on people, processes, and technology. This effort brings together considerable resources from Kirkwood Community College, the community and the State of Iowa. Companies can receive services through workforce development programs, process improvement consultation, production support services, small business performance consultation, performance excellence, environmental and solid waste technical assistance and strategic partnerships.
School Highlights
Kirkwood Community College serves 14,190 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is lower than the state community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Kirkwood Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Linn County, IA.
The nearest community college is Kaplan University-Cedar Rapids Campus (3.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 503 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
College Kirkwood Community College (IA) Community College Avg.
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 503 staff 67 staff

Student Body

The student population of 14,190 has declined by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has declined by 24% over five years.
Total Enrollment 14,190 students 2,041 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 28:1 33:1
# Full-Time Students 5,164 students 844 students
# Part-Time Students 9,026 students 1,250 students
% Asian
2%
2%
% Hispanic
3%
5%
% Black
3%
10%
% White
77%
69%
% Two or more races
1%
1%
% Unknown races
13%
12%
% Non Resident races
1%
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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. 0.40 0.50

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,500 is less than the state average of $4,506. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,200 is less than the state average of $5,760. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,500 $4,506
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,200 $5,760
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84% 90%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Kirkwood Training and Outreach Services (KTOS) provides business counseling and training services to help companies achieve world-class performance through improved business practices, a highly-skilled workforce, and appropriate use of technology. The services are focused on people, processes, and technology. This effort brings together considerable resources from Kirkwood Community College, the community and the State of Iowa. Companies can receive services through workforce development programs, process improvement consultation, production support services, small business performance consultation, performance excellence, environmental and solid waste technical assistance and strategic partnerships. Kirkwood Training Services provides a broad spectrum of employee training and education programs covering four key skills areas: Computer and Information Technology, Technical Training, Health and Safety Programs, and Essential Skills. Through our nationwide network of training resources, you'll have access to renowned training programs and trainers with years of industry experience. But that's only the beginning. Kirkwood Training Services is truly committed to working partnerships with business and industry and other public agencies. By working cooperatively with business and industry we can jointly address many of the workforce and training needs of the region and community.

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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 $14,883 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 0.50, which is equal to the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Iowa is Kaplan University-Davenport Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.