Iowa Central Community College: Review & Facts

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Iowa Central Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 5,635 students enrolled. This school was established in 1966 and is one of the 2 schools located in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
46
Fair
Iowa Central Community College will give you the option to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Iowa Central Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 46 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical Assistant, Industrial Technologies, and Automotive and Mechanic. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
59%
Bad
It is important 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 usually a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Iowa Central Community College is low at 59% (way below Iowa average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Iowa Central Community College is low: 38%.

Student to faculty ratio at Iowa Central Community College is reasonably decent, 19:1. Find out more information about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,300
Low
Average tuition price is low, around $6,800 per year. The additional fees at Iowa Central Community College (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $500; which comes to $7,300 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting 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) for admission.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Iowa Central Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (515) 576-7201 or check Iowa Central Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
Iowa Central Community College offers a distance education program, 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 Iowa Central 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
Iowa Central Community College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,300 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option.

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

Iowa Central Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Iowa Central Community College, One Triton Circle, Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501, USA
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