Iowa Lakes Community College

Tel: (712)362-2601
2,954 students
Public institution

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Mission of the college is to provide opportunities for quality lifelong learning and promote economic development for our communities.
School Highlights:
Iowa Lakes Community College serves 2,954 students (52% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Iowa Lakes Community College is the only community colleges within Emmet County, IA.
The nearest community college is Northwest Iowa Community College (54.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Iowa Lakes 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 2,954 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 112% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,954 students
1,283 students
Iowa Lakes Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,548 students
832 students
Iowa Lakes Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,406 students
1,021 students
Iowa Lakes Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Iowa Lakes Community College sch enrollment Iowa Lakes Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
-
2%
Iowa Lakes Community College Asian (2006-2011)
% Hawaiian
1% 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Iowa Lakes Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
2%
12%
Iowa Lakes Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
91%
66%
Iowa Lakes Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
3% 2%
Iowa Lakes Community College sch ethnicity Iowa Lakes 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. 0.17 0.45
Iowa Lakes Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,210 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,274 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,210 $5,845
Iowa Lakes Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,274 $10,047
Iowa Lakes Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Iowa Lakes Community College is a public, comprehensive educational institution accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The college was established in 1967 under provision of Chapters 260C and 260D, Code of Iowa. Over 73,000 people reside in this predominately rural five-county district encompassing approximately 2,900 square miles. Iowa Lakes Community College is a two-year college located in the rural northwest part of the state of Iowa in the Iowa Great Lakes region. Founded in 1967, Iowa Lakes provides affordable education to the residents of northwest Iowa and southwest Minnesota. The communities served by Iowa Lakes are Emmetsburg, Estherville, Algona, Spencer, Spirit Lake and Okoboji. Currently, over 3,600 students are enrolled in the liberal arts, career option, and vocational-technical programs as well as other programs. In addition, Continuing Education helps to provide lifelong learning opportunities as well as workplace training. The College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

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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.

The average community college acceptance rate in Iowa is 67%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

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 0.39, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Kaplan University-Davenport Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.