Ellsworth Community College

Tel: (800)322-9235
School Highlights
  • Ellsworth Community College serves 949 students (75% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is lower than the state community college average of 33:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
  • Ellsworth Community College is the only community colleges within Hardin County, IA.
  • The nearest community college is Marshalltown Community College (40.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 46% over five years.
Ellsworth Community College(IA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty33 staff95 staff
Ellsworth Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 949 has declined by 13% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has grown by 62% over five years.
Total Enrollment949 students2,620 students
Ellsworth Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio29:133:1
Ellsworth Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students709 students1,090 students
Ellsworth Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students240 students1,530 students
Ellsworth Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Ellsworth Community College Enrollment Breakdown IA All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Ellsworth Community College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2015)
% Asian
Ellsworth Community College Asian (2007-2012)
% Hispanic
Ellsworth Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Ellsworth Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Ellsworth Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Ellsworth Community College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
Ellsworth Community College Non Resident (2013-2016)
% Unknown races
Ellsworth Community College Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.330.50
Ellsworth Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Ellsworth Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,200$36,200
Ellsworth Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,296 is less than the state average of $4,714. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,064 is less than the state average of $5,619. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,296$4,714
Ellsworth Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$5,064$5,619
Ellsworth Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%88%
Ellsworth Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$10,811$12,000
Ellsworth Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,334
Ellsworth Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Iowa public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,714 per year for in-state students and $5,619 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,520 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Iowa community colleges have a diversity score of 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Iowa is Kaplan University-Davenport Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.