Iowa Western Community College, Council Bluffs (IWCC)

Council Bluffs, IA

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Iowa Western Community College, Council Bluffs

Iowa Western Community College, Council Bluffs Student Essentials

Iowa Western Community College, Council Bluffs Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Reiver
Website: www.iwcc.cc.ia.us
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $4,285
Out-of-State Tuition: $3,968
Retention Rate: 48%
Enrollment: 5,642
Year Established: 1966

About IWCC

Iowa Western Community College, one of the fastest-growing community colleges in the region, has the latest in facilities and technology to create the optimum learning experience.

Located in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Iowa Western offers more than 80 programs including vocational and technical fields as well as subjects in the liberal arts. Iowa Western also houses a well-known flight school for people pursuing aircraft professions.

The laboratories at IWCC offer the latest in technology. The nursing program, for example, has simulated patients to give students an optimum, hands-on learning experience.

Course delivery is also technologically refined. In addition to on-site classes there are also online and web-enhanced offerings.

Students at Iowa Western may enhance their learning experience and performance by using one of Iowa Western’s campus resources. These include supplemental instruction, tutoring, writing and math labs and study skills workshops.

Iowa Western students may also benefit from extracurricular activities. Whether they participate in an academic club, sports team, or work at the student-run experimental radio station there are many chances to enhance learning and cultivate other interests while socializing as well.

With all of this it is no surprise that many Iowa Western students succeed in their chosen field or move on to respected universities or four-year colleges. Iowa Western’s career development center provides internships and assists with job placement, while academic advising services assist students who wish to transfer.

Financial aid is available to qualifying students through loans, grants and other sources, which may be discussed with a financial aid counselor.

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IWCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 3 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Iowa Western Community College, Council Bluffs 3 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Overall Rating

It is small so you do get a lot of individual attention if you need that. There are a lot of available classes offered at different times.


IWCC Map & Location

Iowa Western Community College, Council Bluffs
2700 College Rd.
Council Bluffs, IA 51503


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Getting Around IWCC

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Council Bluffs, IA

Winter
Dec
35
17
Jan
33
14
Feb
38
18
Spring
Mar
51
28
Apr
64
40
May
74
51
Summer
Jun
83
61
Jul
87
66
Aug
85
64
Fall
Sep
78
54
Oct
65
42
Nov
49
29

IWCC Students

Total Students 5,642

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 2%
  • African American: 6%
  • Caucasian: 86%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 4%
Latino 2%
African American 6%
Caucasian 86%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 4%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 70%
Part-Time 30%
International 3%
Domestic 97%

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