Western Iowa Tech Community College: Review & Facts

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Western Iowa Tech Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 6,155 students enrolled. This school was established in 1967 and is one of the 5 colleges located in Sioux City, Iowa.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
62
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Western Iowa Tech Community College.

Western Iowa Tech Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 62 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Medical Assistant, Office and Clerical Services, General Studies, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
52%
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 usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Western Iowa Tech Community College is low at 52% (way below Iowa average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Western Iowa Tech Community College is very low: 23%. Nearly 2% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Western Iowa Tech Community College is pretty decent - 15:1. Find out more information on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,200
Low
Average tuition price is very low, $3,400 a year. The additional fees at Western Iowa Tech Community College beyond tuition are roughly $800, which comes to $4,200 per academic year.

Read the details about Western Iowa Tech 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
Western Iowa Tech Community 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.

The undergraduate application fee at Western Iowa Tech Community College is $20.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Western Iowa Tech Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (712) 274-6400 or check Western Iowa Tech Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,100
Low
Western Iowa Tech Community College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, 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 Western Iowa Tech 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
C-
Unsafe
Western Iowa Tech Community College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 600 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low, nearly $3,100 per year.

Based on the college crime information, Western Iowa Tech Community College appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Western Iowa Tech Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Western Iowa Tech Community College, 4647 Stone Ave, Sioux City, Iowa 51102-5199, USA
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