Ellsworth Community College

Ellsworth Community College

Ellsworth Community College was founded by Eugene S. Ellsworth in 1890 as a private business academy, known as Ellsworth College. ECC is now a member of the Iowa Valley Community College District. The campus of the college is located in Iowa Falls, Iowa.

Ellsworth Community College offers a number of associate's degrees, career and technical certificates, and diploma programs. Courses are available in subjects like art, agriculture, business administration, computer science, dentistry, law, music, nursing, physical education, and veterinary medicine.

The athletics department of Ellsworth Community College sponsors teams in baseball, basketball, football, golf, softball, volleyball, and wrestling. The college is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association, and also competes in Division I and II of the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference. The sports teams of ECC are known as the Panthers.

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Ellsworth Community College
1100 College Ave
Iowa Falls , IA 50126
General Phone: (800) 322-9235

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Ellsworth Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts99liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine40registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Agricultural Science and Management14agriculture
Business and Management9business management, accounting, accounting technology, sales and marketing, fashion merchandising
Office and Administration8administrative assistant
Construction Trades7construction, masonry, electrician
Animal Science and Care7equine science
Security and Law Enforcement3criminal justice and police
Conservation and Resource Management0conservation
Computer Science and Engineering0computer networking
Medical Support and Technology0mental health services tech

Number of programs and degrees for Ellsworth Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year364
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years5214
Associate's degree10612

Ellsworth Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Ellsworth Community College had a total enrollment of 916 students (698 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 85%
Black 8%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 17%
18-19 43%
20-21 16%
22-24 7%
25-29 5%
30-34 3%
35-39 2%
40-49 3%
50-64 2%
65+ 2%

Ellsworth Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 49 %
Part-Time 34 %

Ellsworth Community College Room and Board (2007)

Ellsworth Community College offers campus housing for 372 of its 698 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Iowa Falls, Iowa for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Iowa Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Ellsworth Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,432
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,056
Room and board $ 5,350
Room charge $ 3,022
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,830
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 3,900

Financial Aid:
Ellsworth Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 186200)

Ellsworth Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year5$60,1114$57,529
Associate professoracademic year12$48,4355$48,611
Assistant professoracademic year4$41,1025$41,806
Instructoracademic year0*1*
All faculty totalacademic year21$49,81815$47,829

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Ellsworth Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports172441

Ellsworth Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agriculture, General

Animal Science And Care
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Fashion Merchandising
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Conservation And Resource Management
Natural Resources/Conservation, General

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, General

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Support And Technology
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General


Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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Ellsworth Community College Highlights

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What Sets Ellsworth Community College Apart:

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
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checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
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