Ellsworth Community College

School Highlights

Ellsworth Community College serves 796 students (77% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 28%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Ellsworth Community College(IA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty33 staff95 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Ellsworth Community College has declined by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The Ellsworth Community College diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has grown by 58% over five years.
Total Enrollment796 students2,221 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:118:1
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# Full-Time Students611 students994 students
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# Part-Time Students185 students1,227 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
411400
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
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% Asian
-
2%
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% Hispanic
8%
7%
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% Black
16%
7%
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% White
66%
72%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
3%
8%
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Diversity Score0.530.46
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College Completion Rate
34%
36%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,200$36,000
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $4,296 is less than the state average of $6,017. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,064 is less than the state average of $6,595. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,296$6,017
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,064$6,595
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,500$11,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Ellsworth Community College is Marshalltown Community College (40.6 miles away).
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