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Western Iowa Tech Community College

Western Iowa Tech Community College

Western Iowa Tech Community College is a comprehensive community college located in Sioux City, Iowa. The college offers more than 70 programs in liberal arts and career and technical areas.

WITCC offers effective and economical training programs through its Corporate College. The campus is home to several student clubs and organizations, including the Anime Discussion Group, Business Professionals of America, the Dental Assisting Club and Phi Theta Kappa - Beta Zeta Mu.

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Western Iowa Tech Community College
4647 Stone Ave
Sioux City , IA 51102-5199
General Phone: (712) 274-6400
http://www.witcc.edu

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Western Iowa Tech Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine175EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Liberal Arts138liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies
Mechanics and Repair127HVAC, industrial mechanics, musical instrument repair, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Medical Administration94medical office management, medical secretary
Business and Management69business management, accounting, accounting technology, finance, human resources, sales and marketing, retail
Office and Administration54administrative assistant, office data entry
Medical Support and Technology50dental assistant, dental hygienist, pharmacy tech, veterinary assistant, surgical tech
Security and Law Enforcement39criminal justice and police, security services management
Engineering Technician31architectural engineering tech, electronics tech, telecommunications tech, biomedical tech, mechanical drafting
Construction Trades30carpentry, electrician, property management
Production Trades28tool and die tech, welding
Family and Social Work23child care provider
Therapy and Counseling17physical therapist assistant
Media11desktop publishing and imaging
Computer Science and Engineering8computer applications programming, web design, computer services management
Law8legal secretary
Landscaping and Horticulture6turf management
Education and Teaching2teacher aide
Science1biotechnology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0occupational therapist assistant
Agricultural Science and Management0agricultural supply

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

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years30730
Associate's degree43638
Award of less than 1 academic year16822

Western Iowa Tech Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Western Iowa Tech Community College had a total enrollment of 5,191 students (3,331 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 67%
Black 2%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 23%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 32%
18-19 19%
20-21 10%
22-24 10%
25-29 9%
30-34 6%
35-39 4%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Western Iowa Tech Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 46 %
Part-Time 33 %

Western Iowa Tech Community College Room and Board (2007)

Western Iowa Tech Community College offers campus housing for 373 of its 3,331 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Sioux City, 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,690
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,455
Room and board $ 4,887
Room charge $ 2,862
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,025
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 2,970

Financial Aid:
Western Iowa Tech Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 731600)

Western Iowa Tech Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track3744

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year8$63,0104$63,209
All faculty totalcalendar year8$63,0104$63,209

*: 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
Instructoracademic year29$49,36440$49,005
All faculty totalacademic year29$49,36440$49,005

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

Western Iowa Tech Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural/Farm Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling

Business And Management
Accounting
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Finance, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Retailing and Retail Operations
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management
Carpentry/Carpenter
Electrician

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Biomedical Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
Telecommunications Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Landscaping And Horticulture
Turf and Turfgrass Management

Law
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Liberal Arts
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
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Musical Instrument Fabrication and Repair

Media
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Office Management/Administration

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Surgical Technology/Technologist
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry

Production Trades
Tool and Die Technology/Technician
Welding Technology/Welder

Science
Biotechnology

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Securities Services Administration/Management

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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Western Iowa Tech Community College Highlights

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What Sets Western Iowa Tech Community College Apart:

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% of degrees in medical administration
(vs. colleges of similar size)
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Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Western Iowa Tech Community College Number of degree programs
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%Western Iowa Tech Community College Dorm rooms per full-time student
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Western Iowa Tech Community College Number of students
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%Western Iowa Tech Community College % of degrees in office and administration
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%Western Iowa Tech Community College % of degrees in mechanics and repair

Notable:
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 Offers weekend classes
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

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