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Ellsworth Community College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Ellsworth Community College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Ellsworth offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Ellsworth Community College Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Ellsworth Community College was awarded 7 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Ellsworth was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Ellsworth?

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As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Ellsworth Community College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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Ellsworth Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Ellsworth Community College, this rate is 23 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Ellsworth Community College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at Ellsworth Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Ellsworth Community College this rate is 52%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  52 out of 100
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Excellent Overall Diversity at Ellsworth

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 741 undergraduates at Ellsworth with 556 being full-time and 185 being part-time.

Ellsworth Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

With an overall score of 87.56 out of 100, Ellsworth is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  87.56 out of 100
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How Much Does Ellsworth Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Ellsworth is $11,143. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Ellsworth

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$8,694 $9,126 $12,289 $14,284 $13,518

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Ellsworth, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Ellsworth, approximately 63% of students took out student loans averaging $5,191 a year. That adds up to $20,764 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Ellsworth is 21.5%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Ellsworth Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Ellsworth make about $33,400 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 16% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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Location of Ellsworth Community College

Located in Iowa Falls, Iowa, Ellsworth Community College is a public institution. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Iowa Falls draws many to the area.

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Location of Ellsworth Community College

Contact details for Ellsworth are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1100 College Ave, Iowa Falls, IA 50126
Phone: 800-322-9235
Website: https://ecc.iavalley.edu/

Ellsworth Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Ellsworth Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Ellsworth

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 414 students took at least one online class at Ellsworth Community College. This is a decrease from the 425 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 414 66
2016-2017 425 74
2015-2016 399 60
2014-2015 342 47
2013-2014 430 54

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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