Kirkwood Community College

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Student Essentials

Kirkwood Community College Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.kirkwood.cc.ia.us
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $3,500
Out-of-State Tuition: $3,330
Retention Rate: 52%
Enrollment: 15,241
Year Established: 1966

About Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College does its best to help its students succeed by offering substantial academic and career programs, a supportive atmosphere and user-friendly resources.

Located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Kirkwood offers more than 120 academic and career training programs leading to associate’s degrees and career certificates. Among Kirkwood’s associate degrees are those that lead directly to a career and those that are intended for four-year university transfer.

Among its programs, Kirkwood has degrees leading to careers as an occupational therapy assistant, veterinary technician, carpenter and firefighter. To better help you decide, Kirkwood’s website provides comprehensive information about each major and field of study, complete with anticipated earnings and the personal traits best-suited to each job.

To accommodate adult students, Kirkwood offers an accelerated study program for working adults, which leads to a degree in a shortened amount of time. Kirkwood also offers online courses for those in need of distance learning.

Numerous continuing education programs for those who wish to advance in their career or simply enrich their lives are another of Kirkwood’s offerings. Continuing education classes are offered in such fields as Business and Professional Development, Computer Technology, Health, and Life and Leisure.

Student services such as tutoring, career services, academic advising and financial aid offerings for eligible students are also in place to help Kirkwood students succeed.

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Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 4 Reviews

50% of students gave Kirkwood Community College 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

I think the school is very good and like how you can hang out and have fun with your friends. I like to have fun with my friends and hang out to talk and watch television. I like to have coffee with them.


Kirkwood Community College Map & Location

Kirkwood Community College
6301 Kirkwood Boulevard, SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406


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Getting Around Kirkwood Community College

Walkability

Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

4/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Cedar Rapids, IA

Winter
Dec
33
18
Jan
31
13
Feb
36
18
Spring
Mar
49
28
Apr
64
40
May
74
50
Summer
Jun
82
60
Jul
85
64
Aug
83
63
Fall
Sep
77
54
Oct
64
42
Nov
48
30

Students

Total Students 15,241

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 39%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 54%
Latino 1%
African American 4%
Caucasian 39%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 54%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 52%
Part-Time 48%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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