Hawkeye Community College

  • The mission of Hawkeye Community College is a globally informed community of successful lifelong learners.

School Highlights

Hawkeye Community College serves 5,263 students (43% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 28%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 251 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Hawkeye Community College(IA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty251 staff95 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Hawkeye Community College has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The Hawkeye Community College diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment5,263 students2,221 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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# Full-Time Students2,258 students994 students
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# Part-Time Students3,005 students1,227 students
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
7%
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% Black
7%
7%
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% White
80%
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
1%
8%
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Diversity Score0.350.46
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College Completion Rate
26%
36%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,700$36,000
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $159 is less than the state average of $5,984. The in-state tuition has declined by 96% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $176 is less than the state average of $6,485. The out-state tuition has declined by 96% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$159$5,984
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Out-State Tuition Fees$176$6,485
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Tuition NotesTuition & fees is pe
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid81%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$13,250$11,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,000$5,500
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Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sports
SportsMarksmanshipMarksmanship

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.36 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Anime and Manga, Art & Literature, BASIC - Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Business Professionals of America, Criminal Justice, Drama, Education, EMS, ETC., Financial Literacy, Gamers, Horticulture, International Student Organization, LGBTA, ManUp - Men in Nursing, Multicultural Student Organization, Natural Resources, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Phi Theta Kappa, Photography, Respiratory Care, Russian, Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM), Student Ambassadors, Student American Dental Hygienists Association (SADHA), Student Leadership Council, Student Nurses Association, Student Veterans of America, Web Development

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Badminton, Bags, Basketball, Dodgeball, Football, Table Tennis, Volleyball
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • In 1992, Hawkeye became a comprehensive community college with the addition of arts and sciences to the curriculum. In July 1993, the name was officially changed to Hawkeye Community College. Hawkeye Community College has graduated more than 30,000 credit students since July 1, 1966. In addition, we have had more than 725,000 registrations in Continuing Education programs. The College is growing and expanding its educational programs and services to people. Four metro area sites house credit and continuing education programs: the 320-acre main campus at 1501 East Orange Road, in south Waterloo; the Metro Campus at 844 West 4th Street, Waterloo; the Center for Business and Industry, 5330 Nordic Drive, Cedar Falls; and the Martin Luther King Jr., Center, 515 Beech Street, Waterloo. In addition, classes and services are offered throughout Area VII (Workforce Development). Hawkeye Community College offers more than 45 academic programs and options and the latest in technology, training facilities, and innovative learning options. Hawkeye supports and cooperates with public school districts in promoting and conducting continuing education programs, distance learning courses over the Hawkeye Telecommunications System, and other classes and programs. Hawkeye Community College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Hawkeye Community College is Purdue University Global-Cedar Falls (6.9 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Iowa public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,984 per year for in-state students and $6,485 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 0.46, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Iowa is Southeastern Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.