Kirkwood Community College Overview
Kirkwood Community College is a public institution located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.
What Is Kirkwood Community College Known For?
- The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Kirkwood Community College.
- In 2017-2018, 99% of the faculty were full-time.
Kirkwood Community College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Kirkwood Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#85||Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#135||Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#191||Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Kirkwood Community College.
Where Is Kirkwood Community College?
Contact details for Kirkwood Community College are given below.
|Address:||6301 Kirkwood Blvd Sw, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2068|
How Do I Get Into Kirkwood Community College?
You can apply to Kirkwood Community College online at: www.kirkwood.edu/apply
Can I Afford Kirkwood Community College?
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Kirkwood Community College, approximately 51% of students took out student loans averaging $4,684 a year. That adds up to $18,736 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Kirkwood Community College is 14.0%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Kirkwood Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 5,084 full-time undergraduates at Kirkwood Community College, 49% are male and 51% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Kirkwood Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||437|
|Hispanic or Latino||327|
Over 49 countries are represented at Kirkwood Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Congo, and Vietnam.
Online Learning at Kirkwood Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Kirkwood Community College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 4th most popular in Iowa for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Kirkwood Community College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Kirkwood Community College was -3.1%. This is the #2,383 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Kirkwood Community College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Kirkwood Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||10%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||2%|
|Legal Support Services||10%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||1%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||1%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Kirkwood Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Kirkwood Community College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Environmental Control Technology||#29|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Kirkwood Community College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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