Iowa Lakes Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,504

2.99% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$10,113

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

15.2%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

2,011

48.6% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

54.6%

209 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 431 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Iowa Lakes Community College. 50.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (386 degrees), 22.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (17 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Iowa Lakes Community College is $5,504, which is $-1,910 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Iowa Lakes Community College is $5,504, which is $-1,910 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,113.

In 2017, 40% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 30% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,504

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Iowa Lakes Community College was $5,504. The cost of tuition at Iowa Lakes Community College is $-1,910 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$10,113

2017 Value

18.5%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Iowa Lakes Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,113. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Iowa Lakes Community College grew by 18.5%.

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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

$5,500

Room and Board

$1,300

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Iowa Lakes Community College was of $5,500 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board increased by 1.38% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 9.43% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

40%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

30%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

40% of undergraduate students at Iowa Lakes Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 40% 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.

15.2%

2016 Default Rate

92

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Iowa Lakes Community College was 15.2%, which represents 92 out of the 605 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 Lakes Community College has a total enrollment of 2,011 students. The full-time enrollment at Iowa Lakes Community College is 977 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,034. This means that 48.6% of students enrolled at Iowa Lakes Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Iowa Lakes Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.8% White, 5.27% Black or African American, 4.92% Hispanic or Latino, 1.29% Asian, 0.398% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.149% Two or More Races, and 0.0497% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Iowa Lakes Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (40%), followed by White Female (36.4%) and Black or African American Male (4.91%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority 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 Lakes Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,011 students. The full-time enrollment at Iowa Lakes Community College is 977 and the part-time enrollment is 1,034. This means that 48.6% of students enrolled at Iowa Lakes Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%

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 Lakes Community College was 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Iowa Lakes 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

    1,565

  2. Black or African American

    106

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    99

The enrolled student population at Iowa Lakes Community College is 77.8% White, 5.27% Black or African American, 4.92% Hispanic or Latino, 1.29% Asian, 0.398% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.149% Two or More Races, and 0.0497% 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, 159 students (7.91%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 5 more women than men received degrees from Iowa Lakes Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Iowa Lakes Community College are white (386 degrees awarded). There were 22.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (17 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Iowa Lakes Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (38 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (179 degrees), and Construction (11 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 Lakes Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (125,531 people), Other managers (60,111 people), Construction managers (38,798 people), Education administrators (29,870 people), and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (29,380 people).

The most specialized majors at Iowa Lakes Community College are Agriculture (38 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (179 degrees), Construction (11 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (28 degrees), and Precision Production (14 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 Lakes Community College are Surgeons, Dentists, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Information security analysts

The most specialized majors at Iowa Lakes Community College are Agriculture (38 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (179 degrees), Construction (11 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (28 degrees), and Precision Production (14 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 Lakes Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (203,671 people), Construction (97,840 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (71,262 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (51,918 people), and Farming (33,096 people).

The most specialized majors at Iowa Lakes Community College are Agriculture (38 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (179 degrees), Construction (11 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (28 degrees), and Precision Production (14 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 Lakes 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 Lakes Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 213

  2. 218

In 2017, 213 degrees were awarded to men at Iowa Lakes Community College, which is 0.977 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (218).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 88 degrees were awarded to men at Iowa Lakes Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.967 times less than the 91 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 91 degrees were awarded to women at Iowa Lakes Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.03 times more than the 88 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

39%

100% Completion Time

48%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 39% of students graduating from Iowa Lakes Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 48% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 55% 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 (66.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Iowa Lakes Community College is Male and White (66.8% 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    386 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    17 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Iowa Lakes Community College is white (386 degrees awarded). There were 22.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (17 degrees).

1.16% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    200 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    186 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Iowa Lakes Community College is white female (200 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (186 degrees).

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Operations

Iowa Lakes Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $7.64M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $140k (1.84%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Iowa Lakes Community College had a total salary expenditure of $38.1M. Iowa Lakes Community College employs 32 Professors, 23 Assistant professors, and 14 Associate professors. Most academics at Iowa Lakes Community College are Female Professors (20), Male Assistant professors(14), and Male Professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Iowa Lakes Community College are: Management, with 32 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 26 employees, and Service with 20 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$7.64M

2017 Endowment

3.28%

growth from 2016

Iowa Lakes Community College has an endowment valued at about $7.64M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Iowa Lakes Community College grew 3.28% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.98M 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-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.92M - Federal

  2. $1.91M - State

  3. $1.02M - Local

As of 2017, Iowa Lakes Community College received $1.92M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.91M from state grants and contracts, and $1.02M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$14.2M

2017 Salaries

0.759%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Iowa Lakes Community College paid a median of $14.2M in salaries, which represents 37.3% of their overall expenditure ($38.1M) and a 0.759% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.843% decline from 2015 and a 2.36% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$4.56M

Instructional Salaries

76

Number of Employees

In 2017, Iowa Lakes Community College paid a total of $4.56M to 76 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.51M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

32 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

32 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Iowa Lakes Community College were Professor with 32 employees; Assistant professor with 23 employees; and Assistant professor with 14 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Iowa Lakes Community College were Management with 32 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 26 employees; and Service with 20 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Iowa Lakes Community College was Female Professor with 20 employees, Male Assistant professor with 14 employees, and Male Professor with 12 employees.

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

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