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Iowa Lakes Community College

Estherville, Iowa

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Iowa Lakes Community College

Public 2-4 Year

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1,000 - 4,999

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About Iowa Lakes Community College

Iowa Lakes Community College is a community college in Estherville, Iowa, with satellite campuses in Algona, Emmetsburg, Spirit Lake and Spencer, Iowa. It serves Iowa Community College District III, which encompasses an area roughly contiguous with Clay, Dickinson, Emmet, Kossuth and Palo Alto counties. The predominantly rural district encompasses and area of approximately 2,900 square miles (7,500 square kilometers) and a population of just over 73,000. Iowa Lakes Community College was officially established in October 1966 by the Iowa Department of Education under provision of Chapters 260C and 260D, Code of Iowa.


Located in Estherville, Iowa.

19 S 7th St, Estherville, IA, 51334-2295, Emmet County

Iowa Lakes Community College Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2022 Best Colleges in America

#3299 of 6828

2022 Best Colleges in Iowa

#56 of 88

Best Motorcycle maintenance and repair Colleges & Universities in America

#6 of 39

Most Popular Majors

Out of 17 majors categories at Iowa Lakes Community College, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Iowa Lakes Community College within four or six years.