Iowa Central Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,980
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$9,931
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
16.6%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
4,704
49.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
34.1%
404 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 2020, 1,014 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Iowa Central Community College. 55.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (720 degrees), 7.58 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (95 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Iowa Central Community College is $4,980, which is $−3,000 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Iowa Central Community College is $4,980, which is $−3,000 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,931.

In 2020, 50% of undergraduate students attending Iowa Central Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 36% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,980
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Iowa Central Community College was $4,980. The cost of tuition at Iowa Central Community College is $−3,000 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$9,931
2020 Value
3.01%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Iowa Central Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,931. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Iowa Central Community College grew by 3.01%.

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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

$7,050
Room and Board
$1,440
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Iowa Central Community College was of $7,050 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,440. The cost of room and board increased by 2.17% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

50%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
36%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

50% of undergraduate students at Iowa Central Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 2.04% with respect to 2019, when 49% 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.
16.6%
2018 Default Rate
305
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Iowa Central Community College was 16.6%, which represents 305 out of the 1832 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 4,704 students. The full-time enrollment at Iowa Central Community College is 2,341 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,363. This means that 49.8% 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 63.3% White, 9.4% Hispanic or Latino, 8.76% Black or African American, 4.17% Two or More Races, 1.51% Asian, 0.404% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.319% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Iowa Central Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (31.8%), followed by White Male (27.9%) and Black or African American Male (9.61%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

49.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Iowa Central Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,704 students. The full-time enrollment at Iowa Central Community College is 2,341 and the part-time enrollment is 2,363. This means that 49.8% of students enrolled at Iowa Central Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

50%
2020 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 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), 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
    2,979
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    442
  3. Black or African American
    412

The enrolled student population at Iowa Central Community College is 63.3% White, 9.4% Hispanic or Latino, 8.76% Black or African American, 4.17% Two or More Races, 1.51% Asian, 0.404% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.319% 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 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% 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, 481 students (10.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 118 more women than men received degrees from Iowa Central Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Iowa Central Community College is white (720 degrees awarded). There were 7.58 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (95 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 Liberal Arts & Humanities (454 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (77 degrees), and Precision Production (28 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Iowa Central Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (72,730 people), Other managers (57,906 people), Construction managers (38,180 people), Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (26,959 people), and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (25,810 people).

The most specialized majors at Iowa Central Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (454 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (77 degrees), Precision Production (28 degrees), Agriculture (15 degrees), and Construction (13 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, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Iowa Central Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (454 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (77 degrees), Precision Production (28 degrees), Agriculture (15 degrees), and Construction (13 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Iowa Central Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (132,013 people), Construction (96,322 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (60,475 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (36,194 people), and Farming (30,616 people).

The most specialized majors at Iowa Central Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (454 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (77 degrees), Precision Production (28 degrees), Agriculture (15 degrees), and Construction (13 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 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss 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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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

448
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
566
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 448 degrees were awarded to men at Iowa Central Community College, which is 0.792 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (566).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 219 degrees were awarded to men at Iowa Central Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.01 times more than the 216 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 216 degrees were awarded to women at Iowa Central Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.986 times less than the 219 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%
100% Completion Time
33%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 26% 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, 33% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 36% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (43%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Iowa Central Community College is Male and White (43% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 3.22% of graduates (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    720 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    95 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    83 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Iowa Central Community College is white (720 degrees awarded). There were 7.58 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (95 degrees).

4.04% of degree recipients (41 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    428 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    292 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    66 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Iowa Central Community College is white female (428 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (292 degrees).

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Operations

Iowa Central Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $5.73M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $656k (11.4%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Iowa Central Community College had a total salary expenditure of $72.8M. Iowa Central Community College employs 63 Instructors, 13 Professors, and 7 Associate professors. Most academics at Iowa Central Community College are Male Instructors (40), Female Instructors(23), and Female Professors (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Iowa Central Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 63 employees, Management, with 47 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 46 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.73M
2020 Endowment
2.08%
growth from 2019

Iowa Central Community College has an endowment valued at about $5.73M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Iowa Central Community College grew 2.08% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.31M 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. $3.82M - Federal
  2. $1.47M - State
  3. $887k - Local

As of 2020, Iowa Central Community College received $3.82M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.47M from state grants and contracts, and $887k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$23.5M
2020 Salaries
1.29%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Iowa Central Community College paid a median of $23.5M in salaries, which represents 32.2% of their overall expenditure ($72.8M) and a 1.29% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.896% decline from 2018 and a 1.16% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.2M
Instructional Salaries
88
Number of Employees

In 2020, Iowa Central Community College paid a total of $6.2M to 88 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
63 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
63 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Iowa Central Community College were Instructor with 63 employees; Professor with 13 employees; and Professor with 7 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Iowa Central Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 63 employees; Management with 47 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 46 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Female Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Iowa Central Community College was Male Instructor with 40 employees, Female Instructor with 23 employees, and Female Professor with 9 employees.

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

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