3165 Edgewood Parkway SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
  • Hamilton College is an institution of higher education offering quality programs that integrate general education, professional skills, and career-focused education to empower students to develop and achieve their personal and career potentials. Hamilton College recognizes the worth and dignity of all people, and is sensitive to the diversity of cultural and ethnic backgrounds represented in its student population. All students are encouraged to reach their potential within the framework of their individual needs, interests, and capabilities. The College employs instructional methods based on adult learning theory and is committed to the development of each student's intellectual, analytical, and critical thinking abilities. Teaching techniques encourage active student participation and may include group discussions and projects, laboratory work, simulations, demonstrations, field trips, guest speakers, and lectures.

School Highlights

Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids served 411 students (55% of students were full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 was higher than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 34% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 31%.

School Overview

Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids
(IA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
13 staff
274 staff
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Student Body

Total Enrollment
411 students
2,478 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
32:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
226 students
1,163 students
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# Part-Time Students
185 students
1,315 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
108 students
203 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
191 students
1,163 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
35 students
61 students
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IA All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
1,315 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
411 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
5%
8%
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% Black
9%
6%
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% White
66%
69%
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% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
16%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.53
0.50
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
3.27%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.01%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$39,400
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

In-State Tuition Fees
$15,352
$4,331
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$15,352
$4,920
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
88%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$27,064
$11,375
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,334
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
100%
20%
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
22
ACT Math
n/a
21
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Hamilton College was originally established in Mason City, Iowa, in 1900 as a proprietary career college, and has the distinction of being the oldest continuously operating college in the state of Iowa specializing in business education. In 1980, Hamilton opened a campus in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to allow more students to be part of the Hamilton educational experience. In 1988, the Des Moines, Iowa, campus was added to create a triad of campuses to better accommodate the entire state. The Cedar Falls campus was designated as the third branch campus of Hamilton College in 2000. Each campus has close ties within its community and surrounding communities, resulting in graduates placed in employment throughout the state. Quest Education Corporation purchased Hamilton College in November of 1998. Quest was purchased in July of 2000 by Kaplan, Inc. Quest and Kaplan are dedicated to continuing the same excellent education for which Hamilton College is known. The college is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids cost?

Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids's tuition is approximately $15,352 for In-State students and $15,352 for Out-State students.

What is the acceptance rate of Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids?

The acceptance rate of Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids is 100%, which is higher than the state average of 20%.

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