Ellsworth Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Oustanding
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Ellsworth Community College is a small two-year, public school with 1,100 students enrolled. This college was established in 1890 and is the only school located in Iowa Falls, Iowa.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
20
At Ellsworth Community College you can receive your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

ECC implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 20 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Agriculture, Management, and Office and Clerical Services. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
45%
The student retention rate at Ellsworth Community College is very low at 45% (way below Iowa average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Ellsworth Community College is low: 36%. Nearly 30% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at ECC is a bit disappointing: 27:1. Read more information on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,000
Average tuition prices are very low, about $4,300 per academic year. The additional fees at ECC beyond tuition are around $700, which makes it a total of $5,000 a year.

Read the details about Ellsworth Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Ellsworth Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (800) 322-9235 or check Ellsworth Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,300
Ellsworth Community College offers a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Ellsworth Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Ellsworth Community College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 500 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low, nearly $3,300 annually.

Based on the college crime data, Ellsworth Community College seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Ellsworth Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Ellsworth Community College, 1100 College Ave, Iowa Falls, Iowa 50126, USA
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