Iowa Central Community College

Iowa Central Community College

Iowa Central Community College is a community college located in Fort Dodge, Iowa. It has satellite campuses located in Webster City and Storm Lake, Iowa as well. The college was created in 1966 by the union of Fort Dodge Community College. Iowa Central offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study.

Iowa Central's athletic department fields both men's and women's sports teams. They participate in a wide variety of sports, including volleyball, basketball, softball and golf. The athletic teams are nicknamed the Tritons.

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Iowa Central Community College
One Triton Circle
Fort Dodge , IA 50501
General Phone: (515) 576-7201

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Iowa Central Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts341liberal arts and sciences, general studies, interdisciplinary studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine153EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology65dental hygienist, medical assistant, radiographer, medical lab tech
Mechanics and Repair55industrial electronics tech, industrial mechanics, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Engineering Technician42electronics tech, energy systems tech, mechanical drafting
Business and Management34business management, logistics, accounting
Security and Law Enforcement22criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Construction Trades19carpentry
Family and Social Work18community organization
Production Trades10machinist, welding
Office and Administration9administrative assistant
Media7radio and TV tech, desktop publishing and imaging
Computer Science and Engineering6web design, computer networking
Medical Administration3health care administration, medical transcription
Transportation3aviation tech
Agricultural Science and Management3agricultural operations
Science and Laboratory Technician3chemical tech
Hospitality0hospitality management
Cooking and Culinary Arts0culinary arts
Beauty and Cosmetology0cosmetology
Landscaping and Horticulture0turf management

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree66334
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years13015
Award of less than 1 academic year01

Iowa Central Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Iowa Central Community College had a total enrollment of 5,731 students (3,913 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 78%
(Foreign Students) 22%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 28%
18-19 37%
20-21 14%
22-24 7%
25-29 6%
30-34 3%
35-39 2%
40-49 2%
50-64 1%

Iowa Central Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %
Part-Time 21 %

Iowa Central Community College Room and Board (2007)

Iowa Central Community College offers campus housing for 902 of its 3,913 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Iowa Central Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,600
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,235
Room and board $ 4,850
Books and supplies $ 850
Other expenses $ 2,950

Financial Aid:
Iowa Central Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 186500)

Iowa Central Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year0*2*
Associate professorcalendar year0*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year0*4$64,218
Instructorcalendar year2*7$65,053
All faculty totalcalendar year2*14$65,959

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year4$52,1507$54,876
Associate professoracademic year1*3$55,623
Assistant professoracademic year4$55,5572*
Instructoracademic year28$49,35916$51,688
All faculty totalacademic year37$50,46728$52,944

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

Iowa Central Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports324678

Iowa Central Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Logistics and Materials Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Construction Trades

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD

Family And Social Work
Community Organization and Advocacy

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Turf and Turfgrass Management

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Science And Laboratory Technician
Chemical Technology/Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General

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Iowa Central Community College Highlights

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What Sets Iowa Central Community College Apart:

Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 6%Iowa Central Community College Dorm rooms per full-time student
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Iowa Central Community College Number of students
% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Iowa Central Community College % of degrees in liberal arts
% students on athletic fin. aid
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%Iowa Central Community College % students on athletic fin. aid
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 18%Iowa Central Community College Number of degree programs
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Iowa Central Community College Male % of student body
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Iowa Central Community College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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