Des Moines Area Community College

Tuition & Fees $10,440
Student Population 23,051
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $3,864
Graduation Rate 32 %
Students:Faculty 20

Academic Overview

Des Moines Area Community College is a public, 2-4 years institute located in Ankeny, Iowa. It is an Associate's - Public Urban-serving Single Campus by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $5,220 for Iowa residents and $10,440 for out-of-state students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 23,051 students are enrolled.
The salary after graduation from Des Moines Area Community College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $36,800. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, DMACC's tuition & fees is $5,220 for Iowa residents and $10,440 for non-residents.
2022 Tuition & Fees
Iowa ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at DMACC.
The average received amount of financial aid is $3,864 and 24% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 23,051 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.
Graduation Rate for Des Moines Area Community College is 32 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Des Moines Area Community College is 15 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Des Moines Area Community College is 60 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Des Moines Area Community College is 23,051
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Des Moines Area Community College is 20 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
20 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $3,864 at Des Moines Area Community College.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address2006 Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50023-3993
Online Applicationwww.dmacc.edu/admissions/Pages/applyonlinefull.aspx
Financial Aidhttps://www.dmacc.edu/fin_aid/Pages/welcome.aspx
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.dmacc.edu/fin_aid/npcalc/index.html
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.dmacc.edu/veterans/Pages/welcome.aspx
Disability Servicewww.dmacc.edu/student_services/disabilities/Pages/welcome.aspx

Offered Degrees

DMACC offers 148 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate360
Associate's Degree620

Special Learning Opportunities

Des Moines Area Community College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. The school provides study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:224)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Des Moines Area Community College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges