Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids

  • 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 serves 411 students (55% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 28%.

Top Placements

Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids places among the top 20% of community colleges in Iowa for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids(IA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty13 staff95 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids has declined by 28% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has grown by 108% over five years.
Total Enrollment411 students2,221 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio32:118:1
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# Full-Time Students226 students994 students
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# Part-Time Students185 students1,227 students
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# Undergraduate Students191 students1,120 students
# Graduate Students35 students20 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
5%
7%
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% Black
9%
7%
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% White
66%
72%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
16%
8%
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Diversity Score0.530.46
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,400$36,000
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $15,352 is more than the state average of $6,017. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $15,352 is more than the state average of $6,595. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$15,352$6,017
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Out-State Tuition Fees$15,352$6,595
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$28,646$11,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$5,500
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Acceptance Rate (Year 2007)100%39%
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids is Kirkwood Community College (3.7 miles away).
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