B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    C+
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Safety
    C
  5. Student Life
    B
  6. Location
    B
Iowa Western Community College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conference
Address
2700 College Rd
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Website

Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$9,673/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $8,282/ year
  • $30-48k
    $8,859/ year
  • $49-75k
    $11,344/ year
  • $76-110k
    $13,305/ year
  • $110k+
    $13,413/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.50 responses
84%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.43 responses
74%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.43 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,152Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
60%
Varsity Athletes
13%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Day Care Services
Yes
67%
of students highly rate the athletics/recreation facilities.49 responses
64%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.50 responses
44%
of students highly rate the performing arts facilities.16 responses

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
28%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%

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Iowa Western Community College Reviews

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Great community college! This is my third semester attending the school, the professors are great, the campus is small and easy to get around. I absolutely love attending the school, they offer really great programs.
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i have had nothing but positive experiences at IWCC. I have been going here part time for 4 years and now a full time nursing student. I have positive teachers in the science department,and outstanding teachers in the nursing department. The only down side is the admissions/financial aid/ office staff over see such a large amount of students, its easy to get lost in the shuffle if as a student i don't actively keep involved with what is going on in the background of my degree program.
This college is great with their students. They have always been willing to help us out with anything and are always concerned for their students. The satellite centers are great too!