Iowa Community Colleges

  • There are 28 community colleges located throughout Iowa (18 public colleges and 10 private colleges), serving 153,273 students.
  • For Iowa community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,714 per year for in-state students and $5,619 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,773 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • Iowa community colleges have a diversity score of 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.66 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 31% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 33:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(IA) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
2%
Hispanic
5%
Black
10%
White
69%
Two or more races
1%
Non Resident
1%
Unknown
11%
IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

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