Western Iowa Tech Community College

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6,331 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Western Iowa Tech Community College serves 6,331 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Western Iowa Tech Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Woodbury County, IA.
The nearest community college is St Luke's College (4.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 235 teachers has grown by 35% over five years.
College 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
61 staff
Western Iowa Tech Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 6,331 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 0.59 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 110% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,331 students 1,296 students
Western Iowa Tech Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
21:1
Western Iowa Tech Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,459 students
814 students
Western Iowa Tech Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,872 students
1,040 students
Western Iowa Tech Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Western Iowa Tech Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
Western Iowa Tech Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
2%
5%
Western Iowa Tech Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
11%
21%
Western Iowa Tech Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
3%
15%
Western Iowa Tech Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
63%
51%
Western Iowa Tech Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Western Iowa Tech Community College More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
18%
3%
Western Iowa Tech Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Western Iowa Tech Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.59 0.68
Western Iowa Tech Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $139 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has declined by 95% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $140 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has declined by 96% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $139 $5,660
Western Iowa Tech Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $140 $10,250
Western Iowa Tech Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 320 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 93%
89%
Western Iowa Tech Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
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
  • St Luke's College
    Private not-for-profit
    180 students | 4.00 Mi2720 Stone Park Blvd
    Sioux City, IA 51104
    (712)279-3149
    4.00180
  • 1,628 students | 54.20 Mi603 W Park St
    Sheldon, IA 51201
    (712)324-5061
    54.201,628
  • 5,008 students | 61.30 Mi801 E Benjamin
    Norfolk, NE 68702
    4023712020
    61.305,008
  • 659 students | 73.70 Mi5801 South Corporate Place
    Sioux Falls, SD 57108
    (605)336-4600
    73.70659
  • 165 students | 73.80 Mi5101 S Broadband Ln
    Sioux Falls, SD 57108
    (605)977-0705
    73.80165
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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 0.52. The most diverse community college in Iowa is Kaplan University-Davenport Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.