Iowa Central Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,920

4.65% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$9,976

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

22.5%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

5,788

49.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

31.6%

374 Graduates

About

Iowa Central Community College is a higher education institution located in Webster County, IA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Iowa Central Community College were .

In 2017, 1,086 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Iowa Central Community College. 58.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (817 degrees), 10.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (77 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Iowa Central Community College is $4,920, which is $-2,494 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Iowa Central Community College is $4,920, which is $-2,494 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,976.

In 2017, 47% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 39% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,920

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Iowa Central Community College was $4,920. The cost of tuition at Iowa Central Community College is $-2,494 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$9,976

2017 Value

8.09%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Iowa Central Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,976. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Iowa Central Community College grew by 8.09%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,625

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Iowa Central Community College was of $6,625 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 4.33% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.01% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

47%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

39%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

47% of undergraduate students at Iowa Central Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 9.62% with respect to 2016, when 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

22.5%

2016 Default Rate

447

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Iowa Central Community College was 22.5%, which represents 447 out of the 1983 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Iowa Central Community College has a total enrollment of 5,788 students. The full-time enrollment at Iowa Central Community College is 2,842 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,946. This means that 49.1% of students enrolled at Iowa Central Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Iowa Central Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68% White, 10.2% Black or African American, 9.16% Hispanic or Latino, 1.92% Asian, 1.3% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.26% Two or More Races, and 0.19% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Iowa Central Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (35.6%), followed by White Female (31.6%) and Black or African American Male (10.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

49.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Iowa Central Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,788 students. The full-time enrollment at Iowa Central Community College is 2,842 and the part-time enrollment is 2,946. This means that 49.1% of students enrolled at Iowa Central Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

54%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Iowa Central Community College was 54%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Iowa Central Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,933

  2. Black or African American

    588

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    530

The enrolled student population at Iowa Central Community College is 68% White, 10.2% Black or African American, 9.16% Hispanic or Latino, 1.92% Asian, 1.3% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.26% Two or More Races, and 0.19% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 374 students (6.46%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 192 more women than men received degrees from Iowa Central Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Iowa Central Community College are white (817 degrees awarded). There were 10.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (77 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Iowa Central Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Iowa Central Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (105 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (5 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (363 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Iowa Central Community College are Registered nurses (1,298,255 people), Medical & health services managers (137,237 people), Pharmacists (129,591 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (122,814 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (121,380 people).

The most specialized majors at Iowa Central Community College are Mechanical Technologies (105 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (5 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (363 degrees), Communication Technologies (8 degrees), and Precision Production (23 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Iowa Central Community College are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Information security analysts

The most specialized majors at Iowa Central Community College are Mechanical Technologies (105 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (5 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (363 degrees), Communication Technologies (8 degrees), and Precision Production (23 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Iowa Central Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,430,145 people), Elementary & secondary schools (303,594 people), Outpatient care centers (199,111 people), Offices of physicians (190,299 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (154,039 people).

The most specialized majors at Iowa Central Community College are Mechanical Technologies (105 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (5 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (363 degrees), Communication Technologies (8 degrees), and Precision Production (23 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Iowa Central Community College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Iowa Central Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 447

  2. 639

In 2017, 447 degrees were awarded to men at Iowa Central Community College, which is 0.7 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (639).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 154 degrees were awarded to men at Iowa Central Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.811 times less than the 190 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 190 degrees were awarded to women at Iowa Central Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.23 times more than the 154 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%

100% Completion Time

29%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 22% of students graduating from Iowa Central Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 32% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Male

Highest Graduation Rate (41.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Iowa Central Community College is Male and White (41.8% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.94% of graduates (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    817 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    77 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    73 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Iowa Central Community College is white (817 degrees awarded). There were 10.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (77 degrees).

5.52% of degree recipients (60 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    492 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    325 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Iowa Central Community College is white female (492 degrees awarded). There were 1.51 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (325 degrees).

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Operations

Iowa Central Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $5.55M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $232k (4.19%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Iowa Central Community College had a total salary expenditure of $66.8M. Iowa Central Community College employs 77 Instructors, 12 Professors, and 7 Assistant professors. Most academics at Iowa Central Community College are Male Instructors (44), Female Instructors(33), and Female Professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Iowa Central Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 61 employees, Management, with 46 employees, and Service with 45 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.55M

2017 Endowment

3.02%

growth from 2016

Iowa Central Community College has an endowment valued at about $5.55M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Iowa Central Community College grew 3.02% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.89M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $2.04M - Federal

  2. $870k - State

  3. $1.06M - Local

As of 2017, Iowa Central Community College received $2.04M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $870k from state grants and contracts, and $1.06M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$23.7M

2017 Salaries

5.76%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Iowa Central Community College paid a median of $23.7M in salaries, which represents 35.5% of their overall expenditure ($66.8M) and a 5.76% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.53% growth from 2015 and a 3.02% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.34M

Instructional Salaries

97

Number of Employees

In 2017, Iowa Central Community College paid a total of $6.34M to 97 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.01M (29.3%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

77 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

61 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Iowa Central Community College were Instructor with 77 employees; Professor with 12 employees; and Professor with 7 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Iowa Central Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 61 employees; Management with 46 employees; and Service with 45 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. Female Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Iowa Central Community College was Male Instructor with 44 employees, Female Instructor with 33 employees, and Female Professor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Iowa Central Community College.

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