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Located in Estherville, Iowa, Iowa Lakes Community College is a public institution. The location of Iowa Lakes Community College is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

Where Is Iowa Lakes Community College?


Contact details for Iowa Lakes Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 19 S 7Th St, Estherville, IA 51334-2295
Phone: 712-362-2601

How Do I Get Into Iowa Lakes Community College?

You can apply to Iowa Lakes Community College online at:

Iowa Lakes Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Iowa Lakes Community College?

40% Take Out Loans
5.0% Loan Default Rate

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 Iowa Lakes Community College, approximately 40% of students took out student loans averaging $5,282 a year. That adds up to $21,128 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Iowa Lakes Community College is 5.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Iowa Lakes Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

725 Full-Time Undergraduates
44% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,803 undergraduate students at Iowa Lakes Community College, with 725 being full-time and 1,078 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 725 full-time undergraduates at Iowa Lakes Community College, 56% are male and 44% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Iowa Lakes Community College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 6
Black or African American 45
Hispanic or Latino 56
White 532
International Students 48
Other Races/Ethnicities 38

Over 18 countries are represented at Iowa Lakes Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are United Kingdom, Brazil, and Australia.

Online Learning at Iowa Lakes Community College

262 Took All Classes Online
786 Took At Least One Class Online
-1.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 786 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Iowa Lakes Community College has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Iowa Lakes Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Iowa Lakes Community College was -1.4%. This is the #1,286 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Iowa Lakes Community College regardless of major.

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%.


*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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