Des Moines Area Community College

Ankeny, IA

Des Moines Area Community College

Ankeny, IA

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Tuition & Fees

$5,100

$10,200

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Selective

Admissions Data Not Reported

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Public

23,258

undergraduate students

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School Facts

Des Moines Area Community College, founded in 1966, is a publicly supported two-year institution serving the Des Moines metropolitan area and surrounding counties. There are six campuses located in Ankeny, Boone, Carroll, Des Moines, Newton and West Des Moines.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 23,258
Established in 1966
Coeducational Coeducational

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300-acre campus in Ankeny (population: 62,416), 20 miles from Des Moines. Air and bus serve Des Moines. Train serves Osecola (90 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Des Moines International

Des Moines Area Community College
2006 South Ankeny Boulevard
Ankeny
50023

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Agri-Business Club
  • Horticulture Club
  • Hospitality Arts Club
  • Iowa Delta Epsilon Chi
  • Dental Hygienist Club

Top Events

  • Orientation
  • Drive Into DMACC Days
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes

Selective

Not Reported

Admissions Factors

Important

standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,100
Room & board $7,276
Books & supplies $870
Other fees $1,656
Total $14,902
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Football, Soccer

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Football, Soccer

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Athletic Conference

NJCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Accounting and Business/Management
Agricultural/Farm Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations
Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Business Services, Other
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Biomedical Technology/Technician
Business Administration and Management, General
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Commercial and Advertising Art
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Information Technology
Language Interpretation and Translation
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Office Management and Supervision
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Surveying Engineering
Tool and Die Technology/Technician
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

23,258

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

23,258
students

Female
56%
13,094

Male
44%
10,164

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

26%

6,146
students

Female
52%
3,190

Male
48%
2,956

74%

17,112
students

Female
58%
9,904

Male
42%
7,208

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

3,414

Transfer students enrolled

15%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment no
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment no
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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