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Located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Kirkwood Community College is a public institution. The location of Kirkwood Community College is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

Where Is Kirkwood Community College?


Contact details for Kirkwood Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6301 Kirkwood Blvd Sw, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2068
Phone: 319-398-5411

How Do I Get Into Kirkwood Community College?

You can apply to Kirkwood Community College online at:

Since Kirkwood Community College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Kirkwood Community College?

41% Take Out Loans
2.0% 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 Kirkwood Community College, approximately 41% of students took out student loans averaging $4,669 a year. That adds up to $18,676 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Kirkwood Community College is 2.0%. 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.

Kirkwood Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,338 Full-Time Undergraduates
52% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 12,604 undergraduate students at Kirkwood Community College, with 4,338 being full-time and 8,266 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 4,338 full-time undergraduates at Kirkwood Community College, 48% are male and 52% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 73
Black or African American 374
Hispanic or Latino 277
White 3,200
International Students 102
Other Races/Ethnicities 312

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

3,007 Took All Classes Online
7,464 Took At Least One Class Online
37.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 7,464 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


Online Growth Rankings of Kirkwood Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Kirkwood Community College was 37.4%. This is the #510 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Kirkwood 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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