Iowa Western Community College: Review & Facts

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Iowa Western Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 6,475 students enrolled. This college was established in 1967 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
35
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Iowa Western Community College.

Iowa Western Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 35 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical Assistant, Automotive and Mechanic, and Flight and Aviation. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
50%
Bad
It is important 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 normally a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Iowa Western Community College is low at 50% (way below Iowa average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Iowa Western Community College is very low - 19%.

Student to faculty ratio at Iowa Western Community College is decent -- 17:1. Find out more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,500
Low
Average tuition price is low, about $5,000 per academic year. The additional fees at Iowa Western Community College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $500; which comes to a total of $5,500 annually.

Read the details about Iowa Western 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 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) earned prior to admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Iowa Western Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (712) 325-3200 or check Iowa Western Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,900
Medium
Iowa Western Community College provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Iowa Western 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
F
Unsafe
Iowa Western Community College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,400 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: around $3,900 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Iowa Western Community College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

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

Iowa Western Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Iowa Western Community College, 2700 College Rd, Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503-1057, USA
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