Kirkwood’s international students have been admitted to prestigious universities across the country. You can
begin your first two years at Kirkwood Community College and then transfer to other universities. Learn more
about transfer opportunities.
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 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 sizes 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. Cedar Rapids is a friendly, active community that unites rural values with urban culture to create an atmosphere all its own.
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