6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406
Top Ranked (2023): View Rankings
  • Kirkwood Training and Outreach Services (KTOS) provides business counseling and training services to help companies achieve world-class performance through improved business practices, a highly-skilled workforce, and appropriate use of technology. The services are focused on people, processes, and technology. This effort brings together considerable resources from Kirkwood Community College, the community and the State of Iowa. Companies can receive services through workforce development programs, process improvement consultation, production support services, small business performance consultation, performance excellence, environmental and solid waste technical assistance and strategic partnerships.

School Highlights

Kirkwood Community College serves 12,277 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 26%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 12,277 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,060
  • Out-state tuition: $4,900
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 21%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Kirkwood Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Completion Rates

School Overview

The teacher population of 1,072 teachers has grown by 113% over five years.
Kirkwood Community College
(IA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
1,072 staff
274 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Kirkwood Community College has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The Kirkwood Community College diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
12,277 students
2,681 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
4,304 students
1,099 students
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# Part-Time Students
7,973 students
1,402 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
856 students
210 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
4,304 students
1,099 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
45 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
7,973 students
1,444 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
457 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
400 students
% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
7%
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% Black
8%
6%
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% White
79%
74%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
4%
7%
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Diversity Score
0.37
0.44
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
13.59%
3.27%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.01%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$36,000
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,060 is less than the state average of $4,331. The in-state tuition has declined by 11% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,900 is less than the state average of $4,920. The out-state tuition has declined by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,060
$4,331
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$4,900
$4,920
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
82%
91%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$12,000
$11,250
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
59%
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
22
ACT Math
n/a
21
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Kirkwood Training and Outreach Services (KTOS) provides business counseling and training services to help companies achieve world-class performance through improved business practices, a highly-skilled workforce, and appropriate use of technology. The services are focused on people, processes, and technology. This effort brings together considerable resources from Kirkwood Community College, the community and the State of Iowa. Companies can receive services through workforce development programs, process improvement consultation, production support services, small business performance consultation, performance excellence, environmental and solid waste technical assistance and strategic partnerships. Kirkwood Training Services provides a broad spectrum of employee training and education programs covering four key skills areas: Computer and Information Technology, Technical Training, Health and Safety Programs, and Essential Skills. Through our nationwide network of training resources, you'll have access to renowned training programs and trainers with years of industry experience. But that's only the beginning. Kirkwood Training Services is truly committed to working partnerships with business and industry and other public agencies. By working cooperatively with business and industry we can jointly address many of the workforce and training needs of the region and community.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Kirkwood Community College cost?

Kirkwood Community College's tuition is approximately $4,060 for In-State students and $4,900 for Out-State students.

What is Kirkwood Community College's ranking?

Kirkwood Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Iowa for: Largest student body and Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 12,277 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,060
  • Out-state tuition: $4,900
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 21%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For Iowa public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,331 per year for in-state students and $4,920 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,086 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Iowa community colleges have a diversity score of 0.44, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Iowa is Ross College-Quad Cities. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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