Sioux City Community Colleges

In Sioux City, Iowa, you can find 2 community colleges serving 6,632 students.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is less than the 57:1 state average.

Sioux City, IA Community Colleges:

  • College Location Students
  • Sioux CitySt Luke's College
    Private not-for-profit
    2720 Stone Park Blvd
    Sioux CityIA51104
    (712)279-3149
    208 students
  • Sioux City
    Western Iowa Tech Community College
    Public
    4647 Stone Ave
    Sioux CityIA51102
    (712)274-6400
    6,424 students
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As careers in science, technology, engineering, and math become more prevalent, community colleges are shifting their focus to meet demand and secure their place in a rapidly changing educational landscape.
Community Colleges: Bigger Buck Bang than For-Profits
A recent study reveals that job applicants with a credential or associate’s degree from a community college have slightly better chances of getting a job interview than students who attend a for-profit college or university. Since community colleges are much more budget friendly than for-profit institutions and have much better job placement results, community colleges are a much better option for employment-minded students.
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.