Kirkwood Community College Overview
Kirkwood Community College is a public, two-year institution in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Its campus is located in a city, with a total enrollment of 16,659. The school utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. The student-faculty ratio is 20:1. The highest degree offered at Kirkwood Community College is an associate degree. The school has an open admissions policy and offers credit for life experiences.
The in-state tuition and fees for 2012–13 were $3,500, and out-of-state tuition and fees were $4,200. There is no application fee.
Students can earn degrees and certificates in 19 different fields. Popular programs include: Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Health Professions and Related Programs, and Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services.
General Information (Fall 2012)
Applying (Fall 2012)
|Open admission policy||Yes|
|Total entering students, fall 2012||8,551|
|Full-time retention rate 1||52%|
|Part-time retention rate 1||38%|
|Graduation rate 2||20%|
|Transfer-out rate 3||6%|
|Entering students who are full-time first-time undergraduates 4||29%|
Student Life (Fall 2012)
|American Indian or Alaska Native||0%|
|Black or African American||8%|
|Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander||0%|
|Two or more races||2%|
|Percent of population under 18||14%|
|Percent of population 18-24||54%|
|Percent of population 25-65||31%|
|Percent of population over 65||0%|
Campus Info and Services (Fall 2012)
|Employment services for students||Yes|
|Credit for life experiences||Yes|
|Academic/career counseling service||Yes|
|Placement services for completers||N/A|
|On-campus day care for students' children||Yes|
|Library facilities at institution||Has own library|
Paying for SchoolAt Kirkwood Community College, 63 percent of undergraduates receive grant or scholarship aid and the average scholarship or grant award is $3,040.
|In-state tuition and fees||$3,500|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$4,200|
|Books and supplies||$1,316|
6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2068
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