Description

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.

Quick Facts about Kirkwood Community College

Region

Midwest

Setting

Mid-size City Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)

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

Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4

5 star
  1 review
4 star
  2 reviews
3 star
 
2 star
  1 review
1 star
 

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

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

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.

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Students

Total Students
15,241

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
52%
Part-Time
48%

Ethnic Diversity

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

International Students

International
2%
Domestic
98%

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