Iowa'scommunity colleges are governed by locally elected boards of directors that consist of from five to nine members who are elected for terms of three years.
The state of Iowa has 15 community colleges. Each community college offers a comprehensive educational program. All Iowans of postsecondary school age are eligible to attend any of the community colleges.
Accreditation of Iowa's community colleges helps to provide accountability to the people of Iowa and to increase effectiveness at the institutional level.
Iowa's Community Colleges offer a variety of courses for credit. This section provides information about programs offered, program approval, program review and evaluation, and college transfer
This section includes a variety of reports including: Condition of Community College Reports, Fall Credit Enrollment Reports, High School Enrollment Reports, Financial Data Brochure, Tuition and Fees Reports, and Certified Budget Reports.
This section includes polices regarding admission, awards/degrees, student residency status, Americans with Disabilities, and FERPA.
Quality Faculty Plans addresses specific criteria regarding schedules, procedures and outcomes.
This section includes performance indicators and strategic plans.
The Department of Education prepares three types of manuals to assist the community colleges in reporting data. These manuals are the Reporting Manual, the Accounting Manual, and the Data Dictionary.
Information on transferring credits and/or degrees from an Iowa community college to a 4-year Iowa Regent institution.