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Cedar Rapids Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Cedar Rapids Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

There are at least 7 colleges in Cedar Rapids, listed and described below. These schools represent 18,162 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 13,958 full-time students, and a reported 1,505 dorm rooms.

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Of Note For College Students

  • Cedar Rapids is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.

Cedar Rapids Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

American College of Hairstyling-Cedar Rapids
1531 First Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

  • Programs: barber
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 15 students, 15 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Kirkwood Community College
6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2068

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and sciences, licensed practical nurse, registered nursing, medical assistant, business management, accounting, system administration, dental assistant
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 15,091 students, 11,062 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Member of a national athletic association.

Colleges in Cedar Rapids with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Capri College Cedar Rapids
2945 Williams Parkway S.W.
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

  • Programs: cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, health professions, personal grooming
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 199 students, 164 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Coe College
1220 First Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-5092

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, psychology, registered nursing, health and physical education, English, history, biology, Spanish language
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 1,316 students, 1,406 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,044 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 540-670. Math: 550-690. Writing: 510-650.
  • Flexibility: AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Mercy/St. Luke's School of Radiologic Technology
1026 A Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

  • Programs: radiographer
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 35 students, 40 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Remedial services.

Mount Mercy College
1330 Elmhurst Dr NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-4797

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business administration, registered nursing, business management, elementary school teaching, criminal justice and administration, marketing, accounting, social work
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 1,506 students, 1,271 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 461 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 480-610. Math: 460-610. Writing: 460-560.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
(2000)
Students Dorms
Iowa City Colleges 2 62,220 29,255 5,583
Mount Vernon Colleges 1 3,390 1,083 1,187

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