Benton County Center

Benton County Center

Located just off Highway 150 in downtown Vinton, Kirkwood's Benton County Center offers a full range of services for students, closer to home than you might expect! So whether you're looking to start your education, take some classes to recertify, or just need help locating a job, our Benton County Center can be a great resource. 

Kirkwood’s Benton County Center features innovative programming provided through partnerships with several local high schools. The unique cooperation gets high school students hands-on career experience and transferrable college credit at NO COST to families! 

Kirkwood staff at Benton County Center can provide one-on-one help to make sure your transition to college is as smooth as possible. Get help with:

The Benton County Center offers on-site testing for placement exams and a variety of other exams that require a proctor – or just a quiet place to take tests for class. With access to computers, laptops, and high-speed Internet, our lab is typically open and available for student use during regular center hours. 

Call the center at 319-472-2318 to arrange a testing time. 



Fall & Spring
Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday, Closed

Note: The center may close early if there are no classes scheduled. 

Contact Us

111 West 3rd Street
Vinton, IA 52349

Call the Benton County Center: 319-472-2318 

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