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Kirkwood Community College

6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Main Phone Number: 319-398-5411
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Kirkwood’s motto is “Start Here. Go Anywhere!” and this is the true definition of education at Kirkwood. What are your educational goals? Where do you want to go? Kirkwood works tirelessly to ensure students’ coursework transfers to universities nationwide. Students get their first two years of college in a supportive, affordable atmosphere that builds skills, while giving their minds a healthy challenge to prepare them for the next steps in life. Kirkwood’s campus is located on the southwest side of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. It sits on 680 acres, has 27 buildings, or the equivalent of 1.1 million square feet of interior learning space, a 400-acre fully functioning farm, an equestrian center, a conference center, a five-acre athletic complex, a hotel under construction and much more. Kirkwood has more than 120 areas of study and an award-winning English Language Acquisition program. Some of our most popular programs include:

• Liberal Arts
• Business Administration
• Human Services
• Nursing
• Law Enforcement
• Pre-Business Transfer
• Pre-Engineering
• Accounting
• Culinary Arts
• Early Childhood Development

Kirkwood offers one of the lowest tuition at any community college in Iowa at only $238 per credit hour for international students. Kirkwood also offers scholarship programs to international students. Kirkwood is committed to international education and the ideals of promoting educational exchange. Our International Programs Office is fully staffed to service the needs of our international student population. Kirkwood’s Student Life department facilitates the activities of more than 60 student clubs and organizations including a multicultural club and UN club. Kirkwood offers many affordable private living options within walking distance to campus, including the new International Cultural Center, a unique housing option created especially for Kirkwood’s international students.

  • Tuition and Fees

    • Effective Term: Fall 2010
    • Tuition: 4,080
    • Room and Board: 5,000
    • Estimated Additional Expenses: 2,804
  • Statistics

    • Total Undergraduates: 17,841
    • First Years: 7,421
  • Attributes

    • Setting: Urban
    • City Size: Medium
    • Type of School: Community College
    • Public/Private: Public
    • Gender: Co-ed
    • Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
    • Calendar: Semester
    • Services for International Students: On-campus Summer Housing, English as a Second Language Program, Intensive English, International Student Advisor, Special International Student Orientation Program
    • Programs Offered: Associate's Degree
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