Kirkwood Community College: Review & Facts

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Kirkwood Community College is a large two-year, public school with 14,370 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1966 and is one of the 6 colleges located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
76
Fair
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 76 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical Assistant, Agriculture, and Computer Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
61%
Bad
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.

The student retention rate at Kirkwood Community College is relatively low at 61% (below Iowa average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
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
$5,500
Low
Average tuition pricing is low, about $5,400 a year. The additional fees at Kirkwood Community College beyond tuition are around $100, which comes to $5,500 annually.

Read the details about Kirkwood 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) at entry.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission 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
A
Safe
Kirkwood Community College provides 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
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Kirkwood Community College.

Based on the college crime data, Kirkwood Community College seems 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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