Iowa Lakes Community College

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General Information

Admission Office

300 South 18th Street

Estherville, IA 51334-2725

(712) 362-7946

(800) 521-5054



Contact: Julie Carlson

Dean, Enrollment Management
Main Address

300 South 18th Street

Estherville, IA 51334-2725

(712) 362-2604

www.iowalakes.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,937

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 736

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,973

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $4,172 $4,396 $4,652 $4,876 +4.82%
Books and Supplies $900 $900 $900 $900 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $4,450 $4,600 $4,800 $4,980 +3.75%
Other $3,550 $3,550 $3,600 $3,700 +2.78%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $5,600 $5,600 $5,600 $5,600 0.00%
Other $3,600 $3,650 $3,650 $3,620 -0.82%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $13,072 $13,446 $13,952 $14,456 +3.61%
In-state Off Campus $14,272 $14,546 $14,802 $14,996 +1.31%
In-state with Family $5,072 $5,296 $5,552 $5,776 +4.03%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 583 89%
Grant or scholarship aid 487 74% $1,843,446 $3,785
• Federal grants 311 47% $1,062,026 $3,415
• Pell grants 309 47% $1,001,855 $3,242
• Other federal grants 98 15% $60,171 $614
State/local government grant or scholarships 121 18% $229,389 $1,896
Institutional grants or scholarships 310 47% $552,031 $1,781
Student loan aid 432 66% $2,314,120 $5,357
• Federal student loans 431 66% $2,175,324 $5,047
• Other student loans 25 4% $138,796 $5,552

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS DOCTOR AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 439 222
Agriculture 43 2
Agricultural Power Machinery Operation 16
Agricultural Production Operations 15 2
Agricultural/farm Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling 8
Applied Horticulture/horticulture Operations 4
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 29 7
Accounting 2 3
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science Programs 1
Business Administration and Management 8
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services 2
Hospitality Administration/management, Other 8
Office Management and Supervision 5
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations 6 1
Vehicle and Vehicle Parts and Accessories Marketing Operations
Communication and Journalism Programs 8 2
Broadcast Journalism 6
Journalism 2 2
Computing and Information Sciences 13
Computer Programming, Specific Applications 4
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 4
Web/multimedia Management and WebMA/MS 5
Construction Trades 4 11
Carpentry/carpenter 4 11
Engineering 2 5
Agricultural Engineering 2 5
Engineering Technology 19 1
Energy Management and Systems Technology/technician 18 1
Environmental Control Technologies/technicians, Other 1
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting Cad/cadd
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 91 138
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic)
Health/health Care Administration/management
Licensed Practical/vocational Nurse Training 108
Massage Therapy/therapeutic Massage 14
Medical Administrative/executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 3 4
Medical/clinical Assistant 3
Pharmacy Technician/assistant 5
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 74
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other 4
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling 2
Surgical Technology/technologist 5 7
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 15
Criminal Justice/police Science 15
Legal and Law Studies 4
Legal Assistant/paralegal 4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 168
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 168
Mechanics and Repairers 18 21
Autobody/collision and Repair Technology/technician 4
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology/technician 4
Marine Maintenance/fitter and Ship Repair Technology/technician 4 8
Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Technology/technician 10 9
Natural Resources and Conservation 14
Environmental Studies 14
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
Precision Production Trades 22
Welding Technology/welder 22
Transportation and Materials Moving 2
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science and Technology 2
Visual and Performing Arts 4
Commercial and Advertising Art 4
Work and Family Studies 5 13
Child Care Provider/assistant 5 13
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for nursing, aviation/airport management, wind turbine technology, and computer-aided drafting and design programs. ACT required for nursing students.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Power Machinery A
Agricultural Production A
Agricultural Supplies A
Landscaping A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A
Photography A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services C
Business Administration/Management A
Hotel/Motel Management A,C
Office Clerical Services C
Office Management A
Restaurant/Food Services Management A,C
Sales and Distribution A,C
Tourism/Travel Services A
Vehicle Parts/Accessories Marketing C
Warehousing/Inventory Management C

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism A,C
Journalism A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A
Computer/Systems Security C

Construction Trades

Carpentry C

Engineering

Agricultural Engineering A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A
Energy Systems A,C
Environmental Engineering Technology A
Mechanical Drafting A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Service A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Health System Administration A
Massage Therapy C
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Assistance C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Occupational Therapy Assistance C
Physical Therapy Assistance C
Rehabilitation and therapeutic services A
Surgical Technology C

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair C
Automotive Technology C
Marine Maintenance/Ship Repair C
Motorcycle Maintenance/Repair C

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks/Leisure Facilities Management A

Precision Production Trades

Welding Technology C

Security & Protective Services

Police Science A

Social Sciences

Cartography A

Transportation & Materials Moving

Air Transportation A

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.


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