Top Linn County Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 2 top community colleges in Linn County, Iowa, serving 14,765 students.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 29:1.

Top Linn County Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • 3165 Edgewood Parkway SW
    Cedar Rapids IA  52404
    (319)363-0481

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

    14,190 students
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