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Des Moines Area Community College

Des Moines Area Community College is a Public, 2 Years+ school located in Ankeny, IA. The 2019 average net price at Des Moines Area Community College is $9,239. Acceptance rate is 100.00%. The school has a total enrollment of 23,474.


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Major City
Location: Ankeny, IA
Student Body: 23,474
Education Type: 2 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Suburban
Web Site: www.dmacc.edu
Acceptance Rate: Open Enrollment

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Enrollment
  • Application Deadline: n/a
  • International Students: Unreported
  • Application Fee: $0
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $4,680
Out of State/International Tuition: $9,360
Room and Board: $7,302
Books and Supplies: $1,322
Other Fees: $0
Net Price In-District/State: $9,239
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 2,683
  • Men / Women Ratio: 1,352 / 1,331
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: Unreported
  • Median SAT Math Range: Unreported
  • Median ACT Range: Unreported
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: n/a
  • % of International Students: Unreported
  • International Testing: n/a
  • Total International Students: n/a
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: n/a
  • Recommendations: n/a
  • Admissions Tests Scores: n/a
  • Portfolio: n/a

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences: 36%
  • Health Professions: 15%
  • Vocational Trade Programs: 10%
  • Protective Services: 7%
  • Agriculture: 6%

Academic Programs

Des Moines Area Community College offers 127 Total Programs in Associate's, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Associate's Degree ProgramsDes Moines Area Community College offers 57 Associate's Degree Programs
Agriculture
  • Agricultural, Farm Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling Degree
  • Applied Horticulture, Horticultural Business Services, Other Degree
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
  • Computer Programming, Specific Applications Degree
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other Degree
  • Information Technology Degree
  • Network and System Administration, Administrator Degree
  • Web Page, Digital, Multimedia and Information Resources Design Degree
Engineering Technology
  • Architectural Drafting and Architectural Cad, Cadd Degree
  • Automation Engineer Technology, Technician Degree
  • Civil Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Electromechanical Technology, Electromechanical Engineering Technology Degree
  • Hydraulics and Fluid Power Technology, Technician Degree
  • Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting Cad, Cadd Degree
  • Telecommunications Technology, Technician Degree
  • Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology, Technician Degree
Foreign Language, Literature
  • Language Interpretation and Translation Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Health Professions
  • Clinical, Medical Laboratory Technician Degree
  • Dental Hygiene, Hygienist Degree
  • Emergency Medical Technology, Technician (Emt Paramedic) Degree
  • Health Information, Medical Records Technology, Technician Degree
  • Health, Health Care Administration, Management Degree
  • Medical Administrative, Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary Degree
  • Registered Nursing, Registered Nurse Degree
  • Respiratory Care Therapy, Therapist Degree
  • Veterinary, Animal Health Technology, Technician and Veterinary Assistant Degree
Human Sciences
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic, Repair Technician
  • Autobody, Collision and Repair Technology, Technician Degree
  • Automobile, Automotive Mechanics Technology, Technician Degree
  • Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology Degree
  • Diesel Mechanics Technology, Technician Degree
  • Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology, Technician Degree
Personal/Culinary Services
Protective Services
Public Admin, Social Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Vocational Trade Programs
Certificate ProgramsDes Moines Area Community College offers 62 Certificate Programs
Agriculture
  • Agricultural, Farm Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling Degree
  • Applied Horticulture, Horticultural Business Services, Other Degree
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication Technology
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects Degree
Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security, Information Assurance Degree
  • Information Technology Degree
  • Web Page, Digital, Multimedia and Information Resources Design Degree
Construction
Engineering Technology
  • Architectural Drafting and Architectural Cad, Cadd Degree
  • Biomedical Technology, Technician Degree
  • Civil Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Electromechanical Technology, Electromechanical Engineering Technology Degree
  • Hydraulics and Fluid Power Technology, Technician Degree
  • Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting Cad, Cadd Degree
  • Telecommunications Technology, Technician Degree
  • Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology, Technician Degree
Foreign Language, Literature
  • Language Interpretation and Translation Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Health Professions
Human Sciences
Legal Studies
Mechanic, Repair Technician
  • Autobody, Collision and Repair Technology, Technician Degree
  • Automobile, Automotive Mechanics Technology, Technician Degree
  • Diesel Mechanics Technology, Technician Degree
  • Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology, Technician Degree
Personal/Culinary Services
Protective Services
Public Admin, Social Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Vocational Trade Programs

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 29%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 33%
  • 1st Year Retention: 59%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $34,100
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 23,474
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 69%
  • Unknown: 10%
  • Hispanic Students: 8%
  • Black Students: 6%
  • Asian Students: 4%
  • Two or more races: 2%
  • Non-resident, alien: 1%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%

Transfer Agreements

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