Iowa Western Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

2700 College Road

Box 4-C

Council Bluffs, IA 51502-3004

(712) 325-3277

(800) 432-5852

Fax: (712) 325-3720



Contact: Chris LaFerla

Director of Admissions
Main Address

2700 College Road, Box 4-C

Council Bluffs, IA 51502-3004

(712) 325-3200

www.iwcc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 5,642

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,897

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Selective admission to nursing, dental hygiene, music, automotive technology and veterinary technology.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agribusiness Operations A
Agricultural Business A
Agriculture – General A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Office Clerical Services C
Sales and Distribution A

Communications Technologies

Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A

Education

Education – General A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A
Civil Engineering/Technology A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A
Institutional Food Production A

Foreign Language & Literature

Sign Language Interpretation A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Assistance C
Dental Hygiene A
Medical Administrative Assistance A
Medical Assistance C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Substance Abuse Counseling A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Aircraft Mechanics A
Mechanics & Repair – General A

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Related Services A

Psychology

Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A
Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Fire Science/Firefighting A
Forensic Technologies A,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.

Iowa Western Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(712) 325-3200
Website:www.iwcc.edu/
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.iwcc.edu/future_student/
Address:2700 College Rd, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-1057
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:6,081
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,643 (60% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$5,472
Out-of-state Tuition:$5,632
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:91%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,744

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Iowa Western Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Iowa Western Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services13
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services14
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services33
Construction Trades11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields34
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs86
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities22
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians53
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services21
Grand total2832

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Iowa Western Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Grand total22

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Iowa Western 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$5,472
Out-of-state$5,632
Books and supplies$1,253

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid95491%
Grant or scholarship aid95491%$4,744
Student loan aid79176%$5,352

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,08748%$4,834
Federal student loans3,38752%$6,312

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Iowa Western 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 Iowa Western Community College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

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

Iowa Western Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment6,081
Undergraduate enrollment6,081
Graduate enrollment0

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

Iowa Western Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant

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