Western Iowa Tech Community College

Tel: (712)274-6400
6,331 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
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Western Iowa Tech Community College serves 6,331 students (38.84% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 34%.
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Western Iowa Tech Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Woodbury County, IA.
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The nearest community college is St Luke's College (4.02 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 235 teachers has grown by 35% over five years.
Western Iowa Tech Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 235 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 6,331 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,331 students 1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 2,459 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 3,872 students
1,017 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
% Hispanic
11%
7%
% Black
3%
12%
% White
63%
57%
% Two or more races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
18%
3%
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 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $139 is less than the state average of $5,694. The in-state tuition has declined by 95% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $140 is less than the state average of $10,325. The out-state tuition has declined by 96% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $139 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $140 $10,252
Total Dormitory Capacity 320 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 93%
89%
Source: 2005 (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 going. 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:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Sioux City
    St Luke's College
    Private not-for-profit
    2720 Stone Park Blvd
    Sioux CityIA 51104
    (712)279-3149
    4.02 Mi | 180 students
  • Sheldon
    603 W Park St
    SheldonIA 51201
    (712)324-5061
    54.22 Mi | 1,628 students
  • Norfolk
    801 E Benjamin
    NorfolkNE 68702
    (402)371-2020
    61.27 Mi | 5,008 students
  • Sioux Falls
    5801 South Corporate Place
    Sioux FallsSD 57108
    (605)336-4600
    73.68 Mi | 659 students
  • Sioux Falls
    5101 S Broadband Ln
    Sioux FallsSD 57108
    (605)977-0705
    73.84 Mi | 165 students

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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.
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 0.53, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Iowa is Kaplan University-Davenport Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.