Best Iowa Community Colleges (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 21 community colleges serving 123,224 students in Iowa (18 public colleges and 3 private colleges).
For Iowa community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,866 per year for in-state students and $5,422 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,086 per year (view national tuition costs).
The best top ranked community colleges in California include Kirkwood Community College, Northwest Iowa Community College and St Luke's College.
Iowa community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.71 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 37% (majority Black and Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 15:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(IA) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
2%
Hispanic
9%
Black
12%
White
63%
Two or more races
2%
Non Resident
2%
Unknown
9%
IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked Iowa Community Colleges (2022)

  • College Location Students
  • 2006 Ankeny Blvd
    Ankeny, IA 50023
    (515) 964-6200

    23,258 students
  • 6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52406
    (319) 398-5411

    13,788 students
  • 603 W Park St
    Sheldon, IA 51201
    (712) 324-5061

    1,777 students
  • 1801 East Kimberly Road, Suite 1
    Davenport, IA 52807
    (866) 527-5268

    30,512 students
  • 4655 North West 121 Street
    Urbandale, IA 50323
    (515) 727-2100

    760 students
  • St Luke's College
    Private not-for-profit
    2720 Stone Park Blvd
    Sioux City, IA 51104
    (712) 279-3149

    235 students
  • 101 W Third Street
    Davenport, IA 52801
    (563) 336-3300

    7,771 students
  • 1100 College Ave
    Iowa Falls, IA 50126
    (800) 322-9235

    741 students
  • 1501 E Orange Rd
    Waterloo, IA 50701
    (319) 296-2320

    5,112 students
  • 525 Grandview Ave
    Ottumwa, IA 52501
    (641) 683-5111

    3,612 students
  • One Triton Circle
    Fort Dodge, IA 50501
    (515) 576-7201

    5,237 students
  • 19 S 7th St
    Estherville, IA 51334
    (712) 362-2601

    2,035 students
  • 2700 College Rd
    Council Bluffs, IA 51503
    (712) 325-3200

    5,977 students
  • 3700 S Center St
    Marshalltown, IA 50158
    (641) 752-7106

    1,947 students
  • 500 College Dr
    Mason City, IA 50401
    (641) 423-1264

    2,894 students
  • 1625 Hwy 150
    Calmar, IA 52132
    (563) 562-3263

    4,408 students
  • Ross College-Quad Cities
    Private for-profit
    2119 Kimberly Rd.
    Bettendorf, IA 52722
    (563) 344-1500

    54 students
  • 1500 West Agency Road
    West Burlington, IA 52655
    (319) 752-2731

    2,478 students
  • 1501 West Townline Street
    Creston, IA 50801
    (641) 782-7081

    1,581 students
  • Waldorf University
    Private for-profit
    106 S Sixth St
    Forest City, IA 50436
    (641) 585-2450

    3,071 students
  • 4647 Stone Ave
    Sioux City, IA 51102
    (712) 274-6400

    5,976 students
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