School Highlights

Ellsworth Community College serves 731 students (75% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 26%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 731 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,296
  • Out-state tuition: $5,064
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 25%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Ellsworth Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 75 teachers has grown by 127% over five years.
Ellsworth Community College
(IA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
75 staff
274 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Ellsworth Community College has declined by 22% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
The Ellsworth Community College diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
731 students
2,681 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
549 students
1,099 students
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# Part-Time Students
182 students
1,402 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
632 students
210 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
549 students
1,099 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
45 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
182 students
1,444 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
457 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
411 students
400 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
n/a
2%
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% Hispanic
6%
7%
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% Black
11%
6%
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% White
75%
74%
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% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
4%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
7%
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Diversity Score
0.42
0.44
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
1.94%
3.27%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.01%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$36,200
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,296 is less than the state average of $4,331. The in-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,064 is more than the state average of $4,920. The out-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,296
$4,331
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$5,064
$4,920
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
98%
91%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$11,250
$11,250
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
59%
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
22
ACT Math
n/a
21
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Ellsworth Community College cost?

Ellsworth Community College's tuition is approximately $4,296 for In-State students and $5,064 for Out-State students.

What is Ellsworth Community College's ranking?

Ellsworth Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Iowa for: Percent of students receiving financial aid.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 731 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,296
  • Out-state tuition: $5,064
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 25%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Iowa public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,331 per year for in-state students and $4,920 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,086 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Iowa community colleges have a diversity score of 0.44, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Iowa is Ross College-Quad Cities. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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