Hawkeye Community College

Tel: (319)296-2320
5,943 students
Public institution

Get admissions information on Hawkeye Community College and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

The mission of Hawkeye Community College is a globally informed community of successful lifelong learners.
School Highlights:
Hawkeye Community College serves 5,943 students (56% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Hawkeye Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Black Hawk County, IA.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Hawkeye Community College 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

Student Body

The student population of 5,943 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment
5,943 students
1,287 students
Hawkeye Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
3,303 students
832 students
Hawkeye Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,640 students
1,021 students
Hawkeye Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Hawkeye Community College sch enrollment Hawkeye Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Hawkeye Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Hawkeye Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
4%
12%
Hawkeye Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
93%
66%
Hawkeye Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Hawkeye Community College sch ethnicity Hawkeye Community College sta ethnicity
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 0.45
Hawkeye Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,004 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,704 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,004 $5,940
Hawkeye Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,704 $10,072
Hawkeye Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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.

Get admissions information on Hawkeye Community College and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Loaction Mi. Students
  • No schools listed.
Recent Articles
Freshman Year in College Looks More and More Like High School
Freshman Year in College Looks More and More Like High School
Nearly 52 percent of community college students in the United States begin their freshman year in at least one remedial class. These courses, which help students acquire knowledge and skills they should have acquired in high school, do not count toward their degree requirements. As a result, students are taking longer than ever to obtain their degree, if they obtain one at all.
Federal Student Loans – Unavailable at 20% of Community Colleges
Although a community college education is inexpensive when compared to tuition and fees at a four-year institution, some students still need financial assistance to pay their education bills. Yet, some community colleges don’t participate in the federal student loan program, putting some students in a financial bind.
Post-Recession Cliff Looms for Community Colleges
While many factors have contributed to the current decline in community college enrollment, the recovering economy is chief among them. As more and more people return to the workforce, fewer students enroll in courses at community colleges. Many institutions must now deal with budget shortfalls in the face of double-digit declines in enrollment.