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 4,412 students (55% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 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%.
  • Indian Hills Community College is the only community colleges within Wapello County, IA.
  • The nearest community college to Indian Hills Community College is Southeastern Community College (65.8 miles away).

Top Placements

Indian Hills Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 187 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Indian Hills Community College(IA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty187 staff95 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Indian Hills Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Indian Hills Community College diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment4,412 students2,620 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:133:1
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# Full-Time Students2,448 students1,090 students
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# Part-Time Students1,964 students1,530 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-285
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
3%
5%
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% Black
5%
10%
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% White
81%
69%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
8%
11%
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Diversity Score0.330.50
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College Completion Rate
24%
28%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,600$36,000
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,720 is less than the state average of $4,714. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,580 is less than the state average of $5,619. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,720$4,714
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,580$5,619
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%88%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,454$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,500$6,334
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Source: 2016 (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.

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