Largest Iowa Community Colleges

  • The average community college in Iowa has approximately 6,782 students (2020-21).
  • The community colleges with the largest student enrollments are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The largest community college in Iowa is Kaplan University-Davenport Campus with 52,018 students.

Largest Iowa Community Colleges (2020-21)

  • College # Students Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Kaplan University-Davenport Campus
    Private, for profit
    52,018
    1801 East Kimberly Road
    Davenport IA  52807
    (866) 527-5268
  • Rank: #22.35,488
    2006 Ankeny Blvd
    Ankeny IA  50023
    (515) 964-6200
  • Rank: #33.
    Kirkwood Community College
    Public
    14,190
    6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
    Cedar Rapids IA  52406
    (319) 398-5411
  • Rank: #44.8,143
    101 W. Third St.
    Davenport IA  52801
    (563) 336-3300
  • Rank: #55.
    Iowa Western Community College
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    Public
    6,547
    2700 College Rd
    Council Bluffs IA  51503
    (712) 325-3200
  • Rank: #66.6,331
    4647 Stone Ave
    Sioux City IA  51106
    (800) 352-4649
  • Rank: #77.6,045
    1625 Hwy 150
    Calmar IA  52132
    (833) 642-2338
  • Rank: #88.
    Iowa Central Community College
    Public
    5,686
    One Triton Circle
    Fort Dodge IA  50501
    (515) 576-7201
  • Rank: #99.
    Hawkeye Community College
    Public
    5,300
    1501 E Orange Rd
    Waterloo IA  50701
    (319) 296-2320
  • Rank: #1010.
    Indian Hills Community College
    Public
    4,412
    525 Grandview Ave
    Ottumwa IA  52501
    (641) 683-5111
  • Rank: #1111.
    Southeastern Community College
    Public
    2,987
    1500 West Agency Road
    West Burlington IA  52655
    (319) 752-2731
  • Rank: #1212.2,950
    500 College Dr
    Mason City IA  50401
    (641) 423-1264
  • Rank: #1313.
    Iowa Lakes Community College
    Public
    2,340
    19 S 7th St
    Estherville IA  51334
    (712) 362-2601
  • Rank: #1414.
    Marshalltown Community College
    Public
    2,041
    3700 S Center St
    Marshalltown IA  50158
    (641) 752-7106
  • Rank: #1515.1,600
    1501 W. Townline Street
    Creston IA  50801
    (641) 782-7081
  • Rank: #1616.1,568
    603 W Park St
    Sheldon IA  51201
    (712) 324-5061
  • Rank: #1717.
    Waldorf University
    Private, for profit
    1,426
    106 S Sixth St
    Forest City IA  50436
    (800) 292-1903
  • Rank: #1818.
    Ellsworth Community College
    Public
    949
    1100 College Ave
    Iowa Falls IA  50126
    (800) 322-9235
  • Rank: #1919.
    Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus
    Private, for profit
    874
    4655 121st Street
    Urbandale IA  50323
    (515) 727-2100
  • Rank: #2020.
    Kaplan University-Cedar Rapids Campus
    Private, for profit
    575
    3165 Edgewood Parkway SW
    Cedar Rapids IA  52404
    (319) 363-0481
  • Rank: #2121.
    Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus
    Private, for profit
    403
    7009 Nordic Drive
    Cedar Falls IA  50613
    (319) 277-0220
  • Rank: #2222.
    Brown Mackie College-Quad Cities
    Private, for profit
    369
    2119 Kimberly Rd.
    Bettendorf IA  52722
    (563) 344-1500
  • Rank: #2323.276
    Plaza West 2570 4th Street SW
    Mason City IA  50401
    (641) 423-2530
  • Rank: #2424.
    St Luke's College
    Private, non-profit
    254
    2720 Stone Park Blvd
    Sioux City IA  51104
    (712) 279-3149
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