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Iowa Lakes Community College

19 S 7th St, Estherville, IA

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Iowa Lakes Community College is a public two year institution founded in 1967 and is located in Estherville, Iowa. The school is fully accredited and provides education opportunities for residents within its service area. The school serves the counties of Algona, Emmetsburg, Estherville, Spencer and Spirit Lake, which constitutes over 79,000 Iowa residents. Students may attend part or full time, and take day, night or weekend courses in order to create flexible scheduling options for individuals.

Academics

Iowa Lakes Community College offers a number of programs that allow for academic transfer or career training opportunities. Academic transfer programs allow students to pursue higher education opportunities by first completing the freshman and sophomore years of a four year education, followed by applying for transfer to a four year institution to complete their education. Career training programs allow students to pursue an education in a given field or industry for the purpose of entering the workforce as a qualified professional. Programs take between one and two years to complete and result in a certificate or degree upon completion.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

Iowa Lakes Community College is an open enrollment institution that allows any individual to enroll as long as they are a high school graduate or are eighteen years of age or older. Students must complete the admissions application, pay all fees, and supply previous transcripts and test scores. Students should participate in orientation and meet with a counselor prior to registration. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships awarded based on need as determined by the information provided by the student's Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,400. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range:
    • State Residents: $5,100-$6,100
    • Out-of-State: $5,500-$6,566
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $160-$190 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $170-$210 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid88%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships77%$5,260
Receiving Student Loans56%$4,969

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Iowa Lakes Community College may provide services like:

  • Online course work available
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment
  • Employment search assistance
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Iowa Lakes Community College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Engineering

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Natural Resources and Conservation

Precision Production

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Transportation and Materials Moving

Visual and Performing Arts

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Contact Information

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
nan%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
88%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
15:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
26

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$4,827