N/A

Acceptance Rate

$5,048

Avg.Financial Aid

004076

FAFSA Code

About Kirkwood Community College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

2 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

13,906

Website

www.kirkwood.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

No

Kirkwood Community College, which is located in Cedar Rapids, IA is a public university. It was in 1966 when the Kirkwood Community College was founded. Blue/white are the official colors of the Kirkwood Community College. Taking into account all the courses offered at Kirkwood Community College, the total enrolment stands at 13,788. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 725 faculty. Speaking of gender distribution, there are around 54% of the students who are females and 46% are males at Kirkwood Community College. At KCC, around 82% of the students are 24 and under. The college has produced several achievers in its 54 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Ali Farokhmanesh, Shonn Greene, Rick Stewart, and Kirsten Running-Marquardt. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. At KCC, 138 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by CAHIIM (Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education), ABA (American Bar Association), ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs), and ACCE (American Council for Construction Education).

Location & Contact

Address

6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3193985411
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a college and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the college has a ranking. The ranking of a college is an important parameter by which a prospective student can decide whether they wish to take admission or not. Generally, the ranking of a college is considered a great way to gauge its performance on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. The rankings by two well-known publications, US News and Forbes, are considered trustworthy by applicants and academic experts. However, it is to be noted that Kirkwood Community College does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these publications.

Admissions

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. Securing a good score in a standardised test like SAT or ACT improves an applicant’s chances of securing admission. However, Kirkwood Community College doesn’t focus much on standardised tests. Interestingly, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406-2068. They can also call them at (319) 398-5411.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$9,226

Average Annual Cost

$4,732

Books And Supplies

$2,500

Other Fees

$100

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to KCC. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $16,830. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

19:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

62%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

39%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

55%

Male Professors

45%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

918 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

126 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

107 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

106 Graduates

Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursi...

101 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

81 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

66 Graduates

Agricultural Production Operations

63 Graduates

Dental Support Services and Allied...

60 Graduates

Culinary Arts and Related Services

48 Graduates

Computer Programming

46 Graduates

Construction Management

42 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

34 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

34 Graduates

Applied Horticulture and Horticultu...

32 Graduates

Precision Metal Working

31 Graduates

Electromechanical Instrumentation a...

27 Graduates

Marketing

27 Graduates

Animal Sciences

24 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

23 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

23 Graduates

Legal Support Services

22 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

22 Graduates

Drafting/Design Engineering Technol...

21 Graduates

Agricultural Mechanization

20 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

18 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

18 Graduates

Graphic Communications

17 Graduates

Business Operations Support and Ass...

15 Graduates

Fire Protection

15 Graduates

Community Organization and Advocacy

13 Graduates

Ventilation and Refrigeration Maint...

13 Graduates

Environmental Control Technologies/...

11 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

10 Graduates

Plumbing and Related Water Supply S...

10 Graduates

Agricultural and Domestic Animal Se...

9 Graduates

Carpenters

9 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

9 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

8 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

8 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

6 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

4 Graduates

Specialized Sales, Merchandising an...

4 Graduates

Biotechnology

1 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

13,906

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

27%

Full-time

38%

Part-time

62%

Students Gender

Male

47%

US National: 44%

Female

53%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

74% White

4% Unknown

9% Black

6% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

5%

Out Of State

94%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$57,859 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

On Campus Housing Available

No

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Eagles

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

NJCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

62

Total Female Athletes

51

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Golf

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Softball

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Since the campus life of the students assumes an imperative part of their development and advancement, students at KCC invest a lot of their time learning from the faculty members. Additionally, the students have an incredible breadth to learn and turn into a change-maker. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the college are 46% and 54%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$29,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$35,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$8,750

$20,548

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$91 - 213

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

62%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,048

Students Receiving Federal Grants

45%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,027

Students Receiving State Aid

10%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,851

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

25%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,468

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$6,680

$30K - $48K

$5,801

$48K - $75K

$3,224

$75K - $110K

$879

> $110K

$572

The financial aid department of Kirkwood Community College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,181, whereas the financial aid is $2,711. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $2,070, while the institutional aid is $2,711.

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