Purdue University Global-Mason City

  • 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.

School Highlights

Purdue University Global-Mason City serves 142 students (26% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 35%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Purdue University Global-Mason City(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 Faculty- staff110 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Purdue University Global-Mason City has declined by 48% over five years.
The Purdue University Global-Mason City diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has grown by 68% over five years.
Total Enrollment142 students2,051 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio0:120:1
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# Full-Time Students37 students1,153 students
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# Part-Time Students105 students1,373 students
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# Undergraduate Students17 students1,120 students
# Graduate Students20 students35 students
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% Hispanic
6%
8%
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% Black
4%
13%
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% White
57%
65%
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% Unknown races
33%
7%
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Diversity Score0.560.55
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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 $6,395. 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 $6,945. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$15,352$6,395
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Out-State Tuition Fees$15,352$6,945
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%89%
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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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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 College is proud of its carefully selected staff and faculty members who bring varied educational and work experiences from their fields. Many are involved on a day-to-day basis in their profession and contribute knowledge and skills that reflect the current trends and requirements of their respective fields. 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-Mason City is North Iowa Area Community College (7.4 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 2,995 students | 7.40 Mi500 College Dr
    Mason City IA  50401
    (641) 423-1264
    7.402,995
  • Waldorf University
    Private, for profit
    1,426 students | 24.40 Mi106 S Sixth St
    Forest City IA  50436
    (800) 292-1903
    24.401,426
  • 796 students | 40.70 Mi1100 College Ave
    Iowa Falls IA  50126
    (800) 322-9235
    40.70796
  • 3,263 students | 40.80 Mi1900 8th Ave NW
    Austin MN  55912
    (507) 433-0600
    40.803,263
  • 149 students | 60.90 Mi7009 Nordic Drive
    Cedar Falls IA  50613
    (319) 277-0220
    60.90149
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Did You Know?
For Iowa public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,395 per year for in-state students and $6,945 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 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Iowa is Purdue University Global-Davenport. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.