Iowa Central Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,980
1.78% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$10,239
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
22.1%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
5,237
48.6% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
34.6%
377 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 2019, 1,132 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Iowa Central Community College. 57.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (829 degrees), 7.68 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (108 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Iowa Central Community College is $4,980, which is $−2,844 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Iowa Central Community College is $4,980, which is $−2,844 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,239.

In 2019, 49% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 39% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,980
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Iowa Central Community College was $4,980. The cost of tuition at Iowa Central Community College is $−2,844 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$10,239
2019 Value
6.92%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Iowa Central Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,239. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Iowa Central Community College grew by 6.92%.

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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

$6,900
Room and Board
$1,440
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Iowa Central Community College was of $6,900 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,440. The cost of room and board increased by 3.37% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 14.9% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

49%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
39%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

49% of undergraduate students at Iowa Central Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 49% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Iowa Central Community College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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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.
22.1%
2017 Default Rate
429
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Iowa Central Community College was 22.1%, which represents 429 out of the 1941 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 5,237 students. The full-time enrollment at Iowa Central Community College is 2,544 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,693. This means that 48.6% 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 66.9% White, 10.2% Black or African American, 10% Hispanic or Latino, 2.27% Two or More Races, 2.18% Asian, 0.84% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.267% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Iowa Central Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (30.6%), followed by White Male (30.5%) and Black or African American Male (11.4%). 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

48.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Iowa Central Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,237 students. The full-time enrollment at Iowa Central Community College is 2,544 and the part-time enrollment is 2,693. This means that 48.6% of students enrolled at Iowa Central Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

52%
2019 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 52%. 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
    3,503
  2. Black or African American
    532
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    526

The enrolled student population at Iowa Central Community College is 66.9% White, 10.2% Black or African American, 10% Hispanic or Latino, 2.27% Two or More Races, 2.18% Asian, 0.84% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.267% 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% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 265 students (5.06%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 174 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 (829 degrees awarded). There were 7.68 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (108 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 (447 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (75 degrees), and Agriculture (21 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 (1,383,276 people), Medical & health services managers (148,779 people), Pharmacists (135,947 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (130,239 people), and Other managers (113,358 people).

The most specialized majors at Iowa Central Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (447 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (75 degrees), Agriculture (21 degrees), Precision Production (30 degrees), and Health (353 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 Dentists, Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at Iowa Central Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (447 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (75 degrees), Agriculture (21 degrees), Precision Production (30 degrees), and Health (353 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 (1,471,303 people), Elementary & secondary schools (325,146 people), Outpatient care centers (231,131 people), Offices of physicians (222,871 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (179,933 people).

The most specialized majors at Iowa Central Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (447 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (75 degrees), Agriculture (21 degrees), Precision Production (30 degrees), and Health (353 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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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

479
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
653
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 479 degrees were awarded to men at Iowa Central Community College, which is 0.734 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (653).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 204 degrees were awarded to men at Iowa Central Community College in General Studies, which is 1.12 times more than the 182 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 182 degrees were awarded to women at Iowa Central Community College in General Studies, which is 0.892 times less than the 204 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%
100% Completion Time
35%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 28% 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, 35% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 37% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Iowa Central Community College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 3.71% of graduates (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    829 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    108 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    77 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Iowa Central Community College is white (829 degrees awarded). There were 7.68 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (108 degrees).

4.86% of degree recipients (55 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    498 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    331 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    66 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Iowa Central Community College is white female (498 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (331 degrees).

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Operations

Iowa Central Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $5.62M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.31M (23.3%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Iowa Central Community College had a total salary expenditure of $70.3M. Iowa Central Community College employs 70 Instructors, 12 Professors, and 7 Associate professors. Most academics at Iowa Central Community College are Male Instructors (44), Female Instructors(26), and Female Professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Iowa Central Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 71 employees, Management, with 46 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 42 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.62M
2019 Endowment
0.514%
growth from 2018

Iowa Central Community College has an endowment valued at about $5.62M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Iowa Central Community College grew 0.514% 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. $1.6M - Federal
  2. $656k - State
  3. $718k - Local

As of 2019, Iowa Central Community College received $1.6M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $656k from state grants and contracts, and $718k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$23.8M
2019 Salaries
0.896%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Iowa Central Community College paid a median of $23.8M in salaries, which represents 33.9% of their overall expenditure ($70.3M) and a 0.896% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.16% growth from 2017 and a 5.76% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.64M
Instructional Salaries
95
Number of Employees

In 2019, Iowa Central Community College paid a total of $6.64M to 95 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Iowa Central Community College were Instructor with 70 employees; Professor with 12 employees; and Professor with 7 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Iowa Central Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 71 employees; Management with 46 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 42 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Iowa Central Community College was Male Instructor with 44 employees, Female Instructor with 26 employees, and Female Professor with 7 employees.

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

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