Prospective International Students
Kirkwood welcomes international students from around the world to join our international community. International programs staff assists international students in the admission process and the orientation process on arrival to Kirkwood. With almost 300 international students on student visas at Kirkwood, each new international student is an integral part of our global community.
People Who Care
Iowans are known for their sincerity and compassion for people. You will find that Iowa is a beautiful state to get to know people and to create your own educational foundation. The faculty, staff and students at Kirkwood share in an environment that fosters the development of lasting relationships. This is helped by our small class size and numerous student life activities.
Go to class with students from across town or across the world. Kirkwood students come from 100 different countries, all over the United States and all 99 Iowa counties.
Kirkwood offers one of the most affordable quality educations you can find, making it one of the best educational values in the U.S.
The 680-acre campus includes a 400-acre working farm, 27 buildings with 1.4 million square feet of interior learning space and a 15-acre athletic complex.
Diverse Academic Programs
Kirkwood has more than 120 areas of study, an award-winning English Language Acquisition program, world-class instructors and a variety of student activities to keep you involved.
Nestled in America's heartland, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with a population of nearly 125,000, is a friendly, active community that unites rural values with urban culture to create an atmosphere all its own.