Des Moines Area Community College

2006 Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50023-3993

About Des Moines Area Community College

Des Moines Area Community College is classified as a large, rural-serving public Associate’s college serving over 7,500 full time students. Rural-serving institutions are located in areas with a total population of less than 500,000 residents. This very large two-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of at least 10,000 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, 40-59% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate22,324
Student Age% Under 2571%
 % 25 and Over29%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time40%
 % Part-time60%
Race/Ethnicity% White77.5%
 % Black6.5%
 % Asian3.0%
 % Latino3.8%
 % Native American0.6%
 % Race Unknown7.1%
 % International student1%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$
 In-State Tuition & Fees$3,750
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$7,500
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid57%
 % Undergraduates with Loans45%
 % Undergraduates with Grants38%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,218
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,736
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$5,736
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,454
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,454
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,454

Neighborhood Data for the Ankeny Area

Median Age32.7
Median Household Income$72,703
Total Population43,767
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.7% 50.3%
 Age 0-953.0%47.0%
 Age 10-1749.8%50.2%
 Age 18-2450.5%49.5%
 Age 25-2948.1%51.9%
 Age 30-3950.6%49.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White93.9%
 % Black1.2%
 % Asian2.4%
 % Latino2.0%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.2%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,736
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$5,736
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$642
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $5000.0%25.6%1.9%
 $500 to $749100.0%64.5%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%1.3%35.2%
 Over $10000.0%8.6%21.1%
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