Iowa Lakes Community College: Review & Facts

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Iowa Lakes Community College is a small two-year, public school with 2,315 students enrolled. This school was established in 1967 and is the only school located in Estherville, Iowa.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
47
Fair
At Iowa Lakes Community College you can receive your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Iowa Lakes Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 47 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Industrial Technologies, Agriculture, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
57%
Bad
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 typically a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Iowa Lakes Community College is low at 57% (way below Iowa average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Iowa Lakes Community College is low - 49%.

Student to faculty ratio at Iowa Lakes Community College is pretty decent, 15:1. Read more on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,100
Low
Average tuition pricing is low - around $5,500 a year. The additional fees at Iowa Lakes Community College beyond tuition are roughly $600; this comes to a total of $6,100 annually.

Read the details about Iowa Lakes 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
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) for admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Iowa Lakes Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (712) 362-2601 or check Iowa Lakes Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Iowa Lakes Community College offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Iowa Lakes 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 Lakes Community College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 600 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing option.

Based on the college crime numbers, Iowa Lakes Community College seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Iowa Lakes Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Iowa Lakes Community College, 19 S 7th St, Estherville, Iowa 51334-2295, USA
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