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Kirkwood Community College

Cedar Rapids, IA 2-Year Public
Acceptance RateN.A.
Acceptance RateN.A.

About Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Overview

Kirkwood Community College is a public, state school in the suburban setting of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Kirkwood Community College was founded in 1966 and enrolls 17,841 undergrads and no graduate students. Kirkwood Community College offers housing for students. The majority of students live on campus.

Student Involvement at Kirkwood Community College

Love music or performing?

Interested in journalism or communications? Kirkwood Community College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Kirkwood Community College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Kirkwood Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Kirkwood Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 Kirkwood Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $6,000
Out-of-State $8,040

Is Kirkwood Community College a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer idea of what Kirkwood Community College offers and if the school might be a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Kirkwood Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Kirkwood Community College Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Kirkwood Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Kirkwood Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Kirkwood Community College's endowment was valued at $16 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Kirkwood Community College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Kirkwood Community College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Kirkwood Community College.

Based on this information, is Kirkwood Community College the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Kirkwood Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Kirkwood Community College Located?

Kirkwood Community College is located in the suburban setting of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

If you want to see Kirkwood Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 80, Interstate 380 to Cedar Rapids, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Eastern Iowa.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Kirkwood Community College and Cedar Rapids are like without leaving home.

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College Info

6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Campus Setting: Suburban

Kirkwood Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Kirkwood Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Kirkwood Community College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Kirkwood Community College ACT Scores

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Kirkwood Community College SAT Scores

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Kirkwood Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$13,913

In State

$15,953

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$6,000
$8,040
Fees
$100
$100
Housing
$6,813
$6,813
Books
$1,000
$1,000

Student Life

Wondering what life at Kirkwood Community College is like? There are approximately 17,841 students enrolled at Kirkwood Community College. 54% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from IA and 3% percent of students are from other states.

54%

Full Time

46%

Part Time

97%

In State

3%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

17,841

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$6,100

Out-of-State

$8,140

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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