Quick Facts

Ellsworth Community College is operated by Iowa Valley Community College District. IVCCD also operates Marshalltown Community College and Iowa Valley Grinnell, a satellite campus of MCC. These three unique campuses offer students a variety of educational programs.

  • Ellsworth offers 57 degree/diploma options
  • ECC’s student-faculty ratio is 21:1
  • Our average enrollment is about 835 students
    • Of those, 72% are enrolled full-time and 28% are part-time
    • 51% of our students are men and 49% are women
    • 76% are Iowa residents
    • 21% of our students identify with ethnic minority groups
    • 28% participate in intercollegiate athletics
    • 87% say they would recommend Ellsworth to a friend or family member
  • ECC awards more than $813,700 in scholarships annually
    • Approximately 64% of our students receive grants or scholarships, 50% receive federal student loans, and 43% receive Pell grants
  • Our Associate in Arts (AA) degree can be taken completely online
  • 67% of our students are enrolled in arts and sciences programs and 33% are in career and technical programs

These facts are based on ECC’s Fall 2015 enrollment.