Indian Hills Community College

  • Indian Hills Community College is a premier college with top-notch programs and staff. We are very fortunate to have been able to provide reasonably priced education and training to our stduents since our inception. Over 90% of our student body comes from our local 10-county area, which is the highest percentage of in-district enrollees of any college in Iowa.

School Highlights

Indian Hills Community College serves 3,918 students (50% 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 23% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 28%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 187 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Indian Hills Community College(IA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/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 Faculty187 staff95 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Indian Hills Community College has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The Indian Hills Community College diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has grown by 19% over five years.
Total Enrollment3,918 students2,221 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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# Full-Time Students1,976 students994 students
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# Part-Time Students1,942 students1,227 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
571400
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
6%
7%
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% Black
6%
7%
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% White
77%
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
4%
8%
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Diversity Score0.400.46
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College Completion Rate
35%
36%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,600$36,000
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,720 is less than the state average of $5,984. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,580 is less than the state average of $6,485. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,720$5,984
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,580$6,485
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,375$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

School Notes

  • We have beautiful campuses in Centerville and Ottumwa and attendance centers in each of our other counties. Our Arts and Sciences students have great success when they transfer to four-year colleges and our technical students enjoy the highest placement rates and starting salaries in the state. The Ottumwa campus of IHCC is the main administrative campus of the college. The majority of the college's technical programs are housed here, and the majority of our Arts & Sciences students also attend classes here. The volleyball, basketball, golf, and softball teams all call this campus "home." Indian Hills Community College offers a wide variety of majors/programs of study. We group our degree programs into three main areas: Advanced Technologies, Arts & Sciences, Health Occupations. There are almost 70 specific programs that you can choose from. IHCC's Business and Industry Resource Center is charged with coordinating regional economic development through industrial training and retraining, BioDevelopment and manufacturing extension support, waste management consulting, small business development, job training, and other statewide initiatives.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Indian Hills Community College is Southeastern Community College (65.8 miles away).
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