Hawkeye Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

Box 8015

Waterloo, IA 50704-8015

(319) 296-4000

(800) 670-4769

Fax: (319) 296-4490

Contact: David Ball

Director of Admissions & Recruiting
Main Address

PO Box 8015

Waterloo, IA 50704-8015

(319) 296-2320


Total undergrads: 5,763

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,286

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,086


Rural setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Selective admission to health, engineering and information systems programs. ACT required for admission to medical laboratory technician and dental hygiene programs. Specific placement scores may be required in reading, writing and math for selective programs.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Power Machinery A
Agricultural Supplies A
Animal Husbandry A,C
Horticultural Services A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial Photography A
Interior Design A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services C
Executive Assistant A
Office Clerical Services C
Sales and Distribution A,C

Communications Technologies

Graphic Communications A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Web/Multimedia Design A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Drafting A
Civil Engineering/Technology A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Manufacturing Technologies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Service A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Assistance C
Dental Hygiene A
Medical Administrative Assistance A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Optometric Technician/Assistant C
Respiratory Therapy A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A
Diesel Mechanics A
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair C

Natural Resources & Conservation

Natural Resources Management/Policy A,C

Precision Production Trades

Machine Tool Technology A,C
Tool/Die Technology A
Welding Technology C

Security & Protective Services

Police Science A

Transportation & Materials Moving

Truck/Bus/Commercial Vehicle Operation C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Hawkeye Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (319) 296-2320
Website: www.hawkeyecollege.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: www.hawkeyecollege.edu/admissions/apply.aspx
Address: 1501 E Orange Rd, Waterloo, IA 50701
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 5,112
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,367 (66% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $5,624
Out-of-state Tuition: $6,334
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 81%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,467

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Hawkeye Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Hawkeye Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 54
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 35
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 13
Construction Trades 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 54
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 69
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 23
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 21
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Precision Production 42
Transportation and Materials Moving 1
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 3041

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Hawkeye Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $5,624
Out-of-state $6,334
Books and supplies $1,324

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 649 81%
Grant or scholarship aid 463 58% $4,467
Student loan aid 401 50% $5,233

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,852 35% $3,988
Federal student loans 1,623 31% $5,618

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Hawkeye Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Hawkeye Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Hawkeye Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 5,112
Undergraduate enrollment 5,112
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Hawkeye Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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