Kirkwood Community College

Cedar Rapids, IA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 7,778
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Associate's Colleges: High Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Highest degree awarded: Associate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Two-year, large // higher-part-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 47% / 53% (2017)

First generation college students: 38.7% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 12.7% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.6% (2017)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 33.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 14.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 8.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 5.3% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 66.8%
Black: 14.4%
Hispanic: 7.1%
Asian: 1.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.4%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
2+ races: 3.6%
Non-resident alien: 2.1%
Unknown race: 3.8%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $14,318
In-State tuition: $5,308
Out-of-State tuition: $7,072

Estimated books and supplies: $1,000 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board:
Estimated on-campus other fees:

Estimated off-campus room & board: $6,615 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $58,864 (2017)
Median Family Income: $31,617 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 26.5%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 26.0%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $12,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $127 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $6,670
$30k-48k $7,804
$48k-75k $9,573
$75k-110k $12,223
$110k+ $12,636

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 0%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.5% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $12,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $5,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $7,857 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $8,470 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 57.7% (2015)
@3 year 61.5% (2017)
@5 year 68.6% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 29.5% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 35.3% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $36,033 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $40,803 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Associate's Degree Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 12
Associate's Degree Agricultural Business and Management. 32 $11,000 $117 $37,753 ($3,146)
Associate's Degree Agricultural Mechanization. 13 $45,314 ($3,776) $55,474 ($4,623)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Agricultural Production Operations. 2
Associate's Degree Agricultural Production Operations. 29 $10,000 $101 $43,718 ($3,643) $44,892 ($3,741)
Associate's Degree Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 13 $11,000 $117 $36,793 ($3,066)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Animal Sciences. 11 $24,204 ($2,017) $24,914 ($2,076)
Associate's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 25 $12,000 $117 $40,338 ($3,362)
Associate's Degree Graphic Communications. 15
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Programming. 61
Associate's Degree Computer Programming. 23 $15,737 $150 $35,886 ($2,991) $54,047 ($4,504)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Software and Media Applications. 20
Associate's Degree Computer Software and Media Applications. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 87
Associate's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 47 $17,500 $133 $39,773 ($3,314) $53,368 ($4,447)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Culinary Arts and Related Services. 18 $29,689 ($2,474)
Associate's Degree Culinary Arts and Related Services. 27 $15,375 $101 $20,257 ($1,688) $38,720 ($3,227)
Associate's Degree Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 11
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians. 25
Associate's Degree Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians. 22 $15,983 $169 $65,080 ($5,423) $64,774 ($5,398)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians. 6
Associate's Degree Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians. 8
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians. 1
Associate's Degree Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians. 8
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Marketing. 4
Associate's Degree Marketing. 20 $14,437 $137 $40,288 ($3,357)
Associate's Degree Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Construction Management. 29
Associate's Degree Construction Management. 19 $56,447 ($4,704)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services. 12
Associate's Degree Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 33
Associate's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 48 $14,978 $127 $36,964 ($3,080) $37,153 ($3,096)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Medical Administrative Services. 20
Associate's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 20 $26,818 $290 $33,775 ($2,815)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 60
Associate's Degree Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 86 $18,616 $138 $34,669 ($2,889) $35,277 ($2,940)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 27
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 50 $21,945 $167 $47,984 ($3,999) $48,255 ($4,021)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 2
Associate's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 138 $22,957 $167 $58,010 ($4,834) $55,214 ($4,601)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants. 140
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 36
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 83 $16,190 $150 $36,141 ($3,012) $38,231 ($3,186)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 11
Associate's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 13 $44,248 ($3,687)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 6
Associate's Degree Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 3 $28,626 ($2,386)
Associate's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Hospitality Administration/Management. 2
Associate's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 11
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 11
Associate's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 13
Associate's Degree Legal Support Services. 20 $25,083 $31,165 ($2,597)
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 822 $11,938 $110 $25,857 ($2,155) $37,417 ($3,118)
Associate's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 7
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 8
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Fire Protection. 18
Associate's Degree Fire Protection. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Community Organization and Advocacy. 6
Associate's Degree Community Organization and Advocacy. 13
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Carpenters. 8
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Plumbing and Related Water Supply Services. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR). 8 $46,351 ($3,863)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 5
Associate's Degree Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 29 $10,000 $106 $43,292 ($3,608) $50,393 ($4,199)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Precision Metal Working. 17
Associate's Degree Precision Metal Working. 18 $13,500 $127 $39,232 ($3,269) $50,579 ($4,215)
Associate's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 13 $10,519 $108


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $65,268
Full time faculty: 100%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 18.0

School's endowment start of year: $31,462,816 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $42,727,217 (2022)