Western Iowa Tech Community College

Tel: (712)274-6400
6,424 students
Public institution
With over 70 programs in liberal arts and technical areas. WITCC is accredited at the highest level by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. WITCC also holds special accreditations in allied health fields.
School Highlights:
Western Iowa Tech Community College serves 6,424 students (42% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 23%.
Western Iowa Tech Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Woodbury County, IA.
The nearest community college is St Luke's College (4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Western Iowa Tech 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 6,424 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 45:1 has increased from 30:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 24% over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,424 students
1,287 students
Western Iowa Tech Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,685 students
832 students
Western Iowa Tech Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 3,739 students
1,021 students
Western Iowa Tech Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Western Iowa Tech Community College sch enrollment Western Iowa Tech Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Western Iowa Tech Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
12%
7%
Western Iowa Tech Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
3%
12%
Western Iowa Tech Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
82%
66%
Western Iowa Tech Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Western Iowa Tech Community College More (2011-2012)
Western Iowa Tech Community College sch ethnicity Western Iowa Tech 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. 0.31 0.45
Western Iowa Tech Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,444 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has declined by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,564 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has declined by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,444 $5,845
Western Iowa Tech Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,564 $10,047
Western Iowa Tech Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Western Iowa Tech Community College main campus is located on 143 acres on the far eastern edge of Sioux City, Iowa. We also have rural campuses in Cherokee and Denison, with additional learning centers in LeMars and Mapleton. Western Iowa Tech Community College has over 70 programs to get you started. Whether you want to take a couple of classes, get a degree and transfer to another college, or get started with a career, WITCC is the best place to start. Choose from a wide range of programs ranging from Accounting and Office Support to Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Operator from History (Transfer) to Skill Enhancement. Western Iowa Tech is committed to the student experience. Besides the clubs that are supported by the college, there are planned activities that students can participate in throughout the year. These can range from movie night in the community room at the dorms to ski trips and shopping trips to karaoke in the cafeteria. Our Student Activities coordinator works hard to make sure that your experience at WITCC is not only educational, but fun as well. The Student Success Center is located in the Learning Achievement Center with the Library Services, Open Computer Lab, TRiO SSS, and Adult Basic Education.

Nearby Schools:

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  • Sioux Falls National American University-Sioux Falls
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  • Sioux Falls Globe University-Sioux Falls
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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.

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