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Study at Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College serves several counties in the state of Iowa, and has its central campus located in Cedar Rapids. The college was established in 1966, and has earned a position among the best 2-year colleges in America.

The college offers professional and technical training and more than 90 other programs. Kirkwood Community College is the home of the National Mass Fatalities Institute. The other buildings of this college are in:

  • Belle Plaine
  • Iowa City
  • Marion
  • Monticello
  • Tipton
  • Vinton
  • Washington
  • Williamsburg
The sports teams of Kirkwood Community College are nicknamed the Eagles, and its teams participate in basketball, volleyball, softball, golf, baseball and various other sports.

Profile of Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College is in Cedar Rapids, IA. Cedar Rapids is a medium-sized city. The school is a public institution. Kirkwood Community College issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Associate's degree.

Course Topics

Fields of study in vogue at the school include liberal arts.

Kirkwood Community College Selectivity

The school's open admission policy attracts a range of prospective students.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 15, 091 students study at the school .

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Mission: Kirkwood Community College identifies community needs provides accessible, quality education, and training promotes opportunities for lifelong learning"

Kirkwood Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts919liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies, sign language translation
Nursing and Emergency Medicine320licensed practical nurse, registered nursing, EMT paramedic
Medical Support and Technology224medical assistant, dental assistant, surgical tech, dental hygienist, veterinary assistant, respiratory care tech, dental lab tech, electroencephalographic tech
Business and Management127accounting, business management, marketing, sales and marketing, finance, apparel marketing, international marketing
Mechanics and Repair75automobile mechanics, industrial electronics tech, autobody repair, diesel mechanics, HVAC, communications install and repair
Computer Science and Engineering70system administration, computer applications programming, computer support, computer services management
Security and Law Enforcement69criminal justice and police, fire-fighting, corrections, fire protection tech
office and Administration66administrative assistant, office data entry, data entry
Landscaping and Horticulture57horticultural business, turf management, floristry, landscaping
Construction Trades53construction, plumbing, masonry, carpentry
Cooking and Culinary Arts48chef training, restaurant and catering management
Agricultural Science and Management48agricultural production, agricultural supply, agricultural machine operation
Family and Social Work44community organization, child care provider, social work courses
Engineering Technician43architectural drafting, telecommunications tech, mechanical drafting, electronics tech, water quality and recycling tech
Animal Science and Care42equine science, animal health
Law38legal assistant, legal secretary
Media29graphic communications, radio and TV tech
Conservation and Resource Management25conservation
Design21interior design
Medical administration20medical records tech, medical secretary
Production Trades16welding, machinist
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy16occupational therapist assistant
Therapy and Counselling12physical therapist assistant
Hospitality7hospitality management
Engineering4surveying engineering

Contact: Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College

6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW

Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2068

General Phone: (319) 398-5411


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