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 Iowa Western Community College

Iowa Western Community College - Council Bluffs, IA

2700 College Rd, Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503-1057

General information:(712)325-3200
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Type:2-Year,Public
Awards offered:Associate's degree
Award of less than 1 academic year
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years
Campus setting:City: Small
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:7,176( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:18 to 1
Admissions
Apply Online
Financial Aid
Net Price Calculator
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army, Air Force)
Distance learning opportunities
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Suburban-serving Multicampus
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $3,925 $3,985 $4,195 -5%
Out-of-state $4,075 $4,135 $4,345 -5%
Books and supplies $940 $1,014 $1,040 -3%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $6,232 $6,452 $6,526 -1%
Other $2,710 $2,750 $3,020 -9%
Off Campus
Room and board $6,232 $6,452 $6,526 -1%
Other $3,400 $3,400 $3,662 -8%
Off Campus with Family
Other $2,725 $2,750 $2,914 -6%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $13,807 $14,201 $14,781 0%
Off Campus $14,497 $14,851 $15,423 -7%
Off Campus with Family $7,590 $7,749 $8,149 -13%
Out-of-state
On Campus $13,957 $14,351 $14,931 0%
Off Campus $14,647 $15,001 $15,573 0%
Off Campus with Family $7,740 $7,899 $8,299 -13%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $3,780
In-state fees $400
Out-of-state tuition $3,930
Out-of-state fees $400
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 1,143 87% --
Grant or scholarship aid 943 72% $4,251,763 $4,509
Federal grants 737 56% $2,906,254 $3,943
Pell grants 736 56% $2,849,394 $3,871
Other federal grants 75 6% $56,860 $758
State/local government grant or scholarships 55 4% $121,320 $2,206
Institutional grants or scholarships 386 29% $1,224,189 $3,171
Student loan aid 945 72% $4,417,286 $4,674
Federal student loans 943 72% $4,377,424 $4,642
Other student loans 9 1% $39,862 $4,429
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 4,098 60% $16,458,102 $4,016
Pell grants 3,421 50% $11,786,041 $3,445
Federal student loans 4,664 69% $23,507,439 $5,040

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price $6,739 $8,526 $8,692
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $6,390 $7,704 $8,029
$30,001 - $48,000 $7,938 $8,804 $8,455
$48,001 - $75,000 $10,006 $11,399 $11,017
$75,001 - $110,000 $10,624 $12,256 $12,254
$110,001 and more $10,823 $12,311 $12,432

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 7,176
Undergraduate enrollment 7,176
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 612
Graduate enrollment 0
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY

•This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.

First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 42 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NJCAA Division IMenWomen
Baseball 30-
Basketball 1515
Football 132-
Golf 126
Soccer 4421
Softball -13
Track and Field, Outdoor 5130
Track and Field, X-Country 1711
Volleyball -15
Wrestling 23-

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission08/01/1967 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission08/01/1980 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission01/01/1975 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Dental Assisting (DA)

12/08/1967 Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Dental Hygiene (DH)

01/30/1998 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations813 14
Liquor law violations271145
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 8138
Liquor law violations 271045
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 123
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 032
Aggravated assault 442
Burglary 283715
Motor vehicle theft 121
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 101
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 002
Aggravated assault 322
Burglary 163413
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate16.6%
Number in default218
Number in repayment1,307

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00459800

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAssociate's degree Award of less than 1 academic year Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences Colleges
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations4---
Landscaping and Groundskeeping10---
Category total14---
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting7-0-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General1-0-
Business Administration and Management, General7---
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General5---
Category total20-0-
Communication Technologies Technicians and Support Services Colleges
Graphic Communications, General12---
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician10---
Category total22---
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Programming, Specific Applications1---
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other03--
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other6---
Category total73--
Construction Trades Colleges
Construction Trades, General14-1-
Category total14-1-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD3---
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician1---
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician1100-
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician-12--
Category total15120-
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Child Care Provider/Assistant6123-
Category total6123-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation---9
Category total---9
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Dental Assisting/Assistant--13-
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist---18
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)100-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training--112-
Medical/Clinical Assistant-210-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse80---
Surgical Technology/Technologist2-12-
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant16---
Category total99214718
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies4182--
Category total4182--
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians Colleges
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician1300-
Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician50--
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician11-0-
Category total2900-
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other50--
Category total50--
Personal and Culinary Services Colleges
Food Service, Waiter/Waitress, and Dining Room Management/Manager9-1-
Category total9-1-
Grand total6583115227