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Your Future Begins at Kirkwood!

Whether you're coming back to school or starting college for the first time, Kirkwood offers a high-quality education at an affordable cost. Our small class sizes and experienced faculty will prepare you to walk off the graduation stage and into a successful career.

Your future starts now! Find out how to apply, explore payment options, and learn about campus life as a Kirkwood Eagle.

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One step on our campus, and you'll feel that Kirkwood vibe: Excitement. Familiarity. Growth.

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Visit Kirkwood

Whether you're a new student or returning to college, our advisors can help you plan your journey.

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Tuition and fees. Grants and loans. We know it's confusing, but our One Stop Office can help.

Paying for College

Paying for college

Get Admitted

Learn your all-important k-number, set up all your accounts, and find your program conference.

All About Admissions


Get Settled In

During orientation, you’ll meet your advisor, enroll in your first semester courses, and get tips for a smooth transition.

All About Orientation


Learn the Ropes

Review everything you need to know about transcripts, AP/CLEP exam credits, graduation, FERPA, and more.

All About Enrollment

Kirkwood Student Casey Eiselstein

“My favorite part of Kirkwood has to be the people. Everyone I’ve met on the staff is very helpful and everyone is great about supporting me in my goal of getting my degree. It’s also fun to interact with younger people in my classes and see their points of view.”

Casey Eiselstein,
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Kirkwood Student Casey Eiselstein

International Student?

Need help organizing your paperwork, finding housing, and getting settled in? We have a nifty checklist for that.

Connect with Global Learning

Kirkwood Student Casey Eiselstein

Adult Learner?

Coming back to school? Starting for the first time? We're here to help — and we have a nifty checklist for that.

Adult Student Checklist

Kirkwood Student Casey Eiselstein

Worried Parent?

It's a huge life change. But don't worry — they'll be fine. We've got resources and a checklist for you too.

Support Your Student

Kirkwood Student Casey Eiselstein

Continuing Education

Ready to experience something great? We make finding and attending Continuing Education courses easy!

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Connect with the One Stop office to talk to our financial aid and enrollment advisors.

Admissions Office

Phone: 319-398-5517 or 800-363-2220


On campus: 2nd Floor Kirkwood Hall

One Stop (Financial Aid & Enrollment)

Phone: 319-398-7600
Email: or

On Campus: 2nd Floor, Kirkwood Hall
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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