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Iowa Western Community College is a public institution located in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The city atmosphere of Council Bluffs makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

235 Undergraduate Degrees

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Iowa Western Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Iowa Western Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#90 Most Popular Nursing Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#146 Most Popular Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Iowa Western Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#85 Most Popular Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#141 Most Popular Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Iowa Western Community College?

Location of Iowa Western Community College

Contact details for Iowa Western Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2700 College Rd, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-1057
Phone: 712-325-3200
Website: www.iwcc.edu/

How Do I Get Into Iowa Western Community College?

You can apply to Iowa Western Community College online at: www.iwcc.edu/future_student/

Iowa Western Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Iowa Western Community College?

74% Take Out Loans
21.3% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Iowa Western Community College, approximately 74% of students took out student loans averaging $5,566 a year. That adds up to $22,264 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Iowa Western Community College is 21.3%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Iowa Western Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,555 Full-Time Undergraduates
50% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,977 undergraduate students at Iowa Western Community College, with 2,555 being full-time and 3,422 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Iowa Western Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,555 full-time undergraduates at Iowa Western Community College, 50% are male and 50% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Iowa Western Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Iowa Western Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 35
Black or African American 381
Hispanic or Latino 234
White 1,702
International Students 98
Other Races/Ethnicities 105

Over 46 countries are represented at Iowa Western Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, and Canada.

Online Learning at Iowa Western Community College

1,052 Took All Classes Online
2,667 Took At Least One Class Online
2.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,667 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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Online Growth Rankings of Iowa Western Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Iowa Western Community College was 2.9%. This is the #1,285 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Iowa Western 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%.

Iowa Western Community College Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Registered Nursing 0 125 0 125
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 4 0 106 110
TOTAL 4 125 106 235

References

*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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