Kirkwood Community College: Review & Facts

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Kirkwood Community College is a very large two-year, public school with 16,660 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1966 and is one of the 8 colleges located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
70
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are available at Kirkwood Community College.

Kirkwood Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 70 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical Assistant, Agriculture, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
52%
The student retention rate at Kirkwood Community College is low at 52% (way below Iowa average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Kirkwood Community College is very low - 26%. Nearly 27% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Kirkwood Community College is reasonably decent - 20:1. Read more information on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,800
Average tuition pricing is very low, about $4,800 a year.

Read the details about Kirkwood 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 might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Kirkwood Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (319) 398-5411 or check Kirkwood Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
Kirkwood Community College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Kirkwood 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.

ROTC
Available
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Kirkwood Community College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Kirkwood Community College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Kirkwood Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Kirkwood Community College, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406-2068, USA
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