Liberal Arts Online

Liberal Arts Online

Start Your Future on Your Terms

Study in the Liberal Arts provides an opportunity to explore multiple perspectives, develop in-depth critical thinking, and broaden your knowledge across a variety of disciplines and interest areas.

Plus, flexible, online class formats at Kirkwood now give you the chance to complete your entire Liberal Arts degree online!

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If you’re planning to take all of your classes online, you'll still need to register for orientation. We have an orientation program specifically tailored to online students.

Aside from earning a general Liberal Arts degree, students can also earn other degrees and certificates 100% online — or just take individual online classes — in a variety of academic interest areas.

The smarter, more affordable way to start your 4-year degree. We have more than $3 million in scholarships available for students each year, and financial advisors who can help you utilize additional forms of financial aid too.

Kirkwood credits successfully transfer to almost any 4-year institution across the state AND country — including guaranteed credit transfers to the University of Iowa, Iowa State, and UNI.

Tejas Mallela

“Many of the things you can take at Kirkwood transfer to state and private colleges. It’s a good option for people to start here first and then consider going on to a 4-year school.”

Tejas Mallela,


Academic Innovation, Strategy, and Design
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