Iowa Western Community College

2700 College Rd, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-1057

About Iowa Western Community College

Iowa Western Community College is classified as a public, multi-campus Associate’s college located within a suburban area. This large two-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 2,000 to 4,999 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, 40-59% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate6,100
Student Age% Under 2578%
 % 25 and Over22%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time59%
 % Part-time41%
Race/Ethnicity% White82.2%
 % Black5.9%
 % Asian0.7%
 % Latino2.2%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Race Unknown5.1%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesNO
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedAssociates Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$
 In-State Tuition & Fees$3,960
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$4,110
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid83%
 % Undergraduates with Loans63%
 % Undergraduates with Grants59%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,014
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,452
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$6,452
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,750
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,400
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,750

Neighborhood Data for the Council Bluffs Area

Median Age35.8
Median Household Income$42,844
Total Population61,740
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.3% 50.7%
 Age 0-953.3%46.7%
 Age 10-1750.8%49.2%
 Age 18-2451.8%48.2%
 Age 25-2951.0%49.0%
 Age 30-3952.0%48.0%
Race/Ethnicity% White92.3%
 % Black1.8%
 % Asian0.7%
 % Latino7.9%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,452
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$6,452
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$588
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50067.1%32.6%6.6%
 $500 to $74918.9%45.1%0.0%
 $750 to $99913.9%19.7%39.5%
 Over $10000.0%2.6%7.9%
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