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Des Moines Area Community College
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  • 2 Year
  • ANKENY, IA

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Safety
    grade A+
  5. Student Life
    grade A minus
  6. Location
    grade B+

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DMACC is a public college located in Ankeny, Iowa in the Des Moines Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 5,414 undergraduate students. The DMACC acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Homeland Security and Disaster Management, and Licensed Practical Nurse Training (LPN). Graduating 37% of students, DMACC alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,300.

About

2006 ANKENY BLVD
ANKENY, IA 50023
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division II
Athletic Conference
No data available  

Des Moines Area Community College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
No data available  
High School GPA
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$9,667 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$4,623 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
69%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 106 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 109 responses
76%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 107 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    22%
  • On Campus
    50%
  • Online
    28%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,414 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
15,122
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
36%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 15 responses
  • Friendly
    53%
  • Outgoing
    27%
  • Stressed
    13%
  • Nerdy, friendly, outgoing
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Day Care Services
Yes
37%
of students highly rate the athletics/recreation facilities. 115 responses
41%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 115 responses
42%
of students highly rate the performing arts facilities. 50 responses

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
37%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
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