Kirkwood Community College

6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2068
Tel: (319)398-5411
16,661 students
Public institution

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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 16,661 students (48% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Kirkwood Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Linn County, IA.
The nearest community college is Kaplan University-Cedar Rapids Campus (3.7 miles away).

School Overview

Kirkwood 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 16,661 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 27:1 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 declined by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment
16,661 students
1,303 students
Kirkwood Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
8,043 students
836 students
Kirkwood Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 8,618 students
1,046 students
Kirkwood Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Kirkwood Community College sch enrollment Kirkwood Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Kirkwood Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Kirkwood Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
3%
12%
Kirkwood Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
91%
67%
Kirkwood Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Kirkwood Community College More (2009-2010)
Kirkwood Community College sch ethnicity Kirkwood 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
Kirkwood Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,500 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,200 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,500 $5,940
Kirkwood Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,200 $10,072
Kirkwood Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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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 Iowa is Kaplan University-Davenport Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.