Kirkwood Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

6301 Kirkwood Boulevard SW

PO Box 2068

Cedar Rapids, IA 52406

(319) 398-5517

(800) 332-2055

Fax: (319) 398-1244



Contact: Doug Bannon

Director of Admissions Services
Main Address

6301 Kirkwood Boulevard SW

Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

(319) 398-5411

www.kirkwood.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 15,241

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 3,420

Degree-seeking undergrads: 12,563

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

Some health science programs require minimum scores on COMPASS exam for admission to program.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Supplies A,C
Equestrian/Equine Studies A
Horticulture, Ornamental C
Plant/Nursery Operations A
Turf Management A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biotechnology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Fashion Merchandising A,C
Finance/Banking A
Information Processing/Data Entry A
Sales and Distribution A,C

Communications Technologies

Communications Technologies – General A
Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – Specific Applications A
Networking/LAN/WAN Management C

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance A,C
Carpentry C
Masonry/Tile Setting C
Pipefitting C
Power/Electric Transmission A

Engineering

Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Surveying Technology A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C
Institutional Food Production A,C

Foreign Language & Literature

Sign Language Interpretation A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Assistance A,C
Dental Hygiene A
Dental Laboratory Technology A
EMT Ambulance Attendant A
Electroencephalograph Technology A
Emergency Medical Technology A
Medical Administrative Assistance A,C
Medical Assistance A,C
Medical Records Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology A,C
Veterinarian Assistance A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A,C
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair C
Automotive Technology A,C
Diesel Mechanics A,C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C

Natural Resources & Conservation

Natural Resources & Conservation – General A

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C

Public Administration & Services

Community Organization/Advocacy A

Security & Protective Services

Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Fire Services Administration A,C
Police Science 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.

Kirkwood Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(319) 398-5411
Website:www.kirkwood.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.kirkwood.edu/apply
Address:6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2068
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:14,233
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:9,363 (66% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$4,362
Out-of-state Tuition:$5,202
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:82%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,906

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Kirkwood Community College Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences108
Biological and Biomedical Sciences21
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services79
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services55
Construction Trades31
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields69
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences21
Health Professions and Related Programs914
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service33
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians33
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services32
Precision Production33
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total5867

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Grand total3

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Kirkwood 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$4,362
Out-of-state$5,202
Books and supplies$2,500

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 aid1,81282%
Grant or scholarship aid1,33360%$4,906
Student loan aid1,10550%$4,675

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid5,43138%$4,707
Federal student loans4,55632%$5,522

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Kirkwood 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 Kirkwood 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

Kirkwood Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment14,233
Undergraduate enrollment14,233
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

Kirkwood 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)
    • Dental Laboratory Technology (DT)
  • 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

*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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