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Future Students


Welcome to Iowa Lakes Community College! Whatever your goals may be, we can help you reach them. Whether you’re starting your college career, returning to enhance or change your career, or just learn something new, we are here for you.


  Schedule A Visit
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  Placement Testing
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Financial Aid

  Apply for Federal Student Aid
  Tuition Estimator
  Student / Consumer Information


  General Information
  Forms and Policies

Student Services

  Success Center
  Campus Store
  Career Resource Center
  Food Service
  Educational Counseling Services
  Disability Accommodation Services
  Tutoring Services
  Student Handbook
  HSED (formerly GED)
  English Language Learners
  Help Desk

Course Information

Our courses are taught by qualified instructors and we maintain a small student-to-teacher ratio. You’ll receive a more personalized education with individual attention at Iowa Lakes.

  Academic Programs
  Course Catalog
  Transfer Program


Student Life

  Student Activities (Clubs and Organizations)
  Student Senate
  Student Calendar
  Presidential Scholars & Honors


Career Coach

Career Coach is designed to help you find a good career by providing the most current local data on wages, employment, job postings, and associated education and training.

Come visit us

We'd love to have you visit on any of our five campus locations, talk with an Enrollment Coach, and get all your questions answered! To set up a visit, please call the campus you are interested in visiting to schedule a date and time or click here to set up a visit online.

Algona Emmetsburg Estherville Spencer

Spirit Lake

Phone: 515-295-9455
Fax: 515-295-3729
Toll Free: 877-807-9583

Phone: 712-852-3554
Fax: 712-852-2152
Toll Free: 800-346-6018

Phone: 712-362-2604
Fax: 712-362-8363
Toll Free: 800-521-5054

Phone: 712-262-7141
Fax: 712-262-4047
Toll Free: 877-807-9585

Phone: 712-336-3439
Fax: 712-336-1357
Toll Free: 877-807-9584 


Apply Today

Get started today! Iowa Lakes offers an open door admission policy and the application for admission is free. Apply here

Sail Ahead!

We want your college experience to be fun and rewarding. Explore our website and discover why Iowa Lakes is the best choice for your education. 

Questions or comments? Please email us at or call 712-362-2604 or 800-521-5054.
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