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Des Moines Area Community College Student Life

Des Moines Area Community College is on a 362-acre campus in a small town setting in Ankeny, Iowa. There are many activities and organizations for Des Moines Area Community College students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Des Moines Area Community College does not have fraternities or sororities.

Des Moines Area Community College has a thriving Agri-Business Club. In fact, more students participate in Agri-Business Club than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Des Moines Area Community College include Horticulture Club, Hospitality Arts Club, Iowa Delta Epsilon Chi and Dental Hygienist Club.

Des Moines Area Community College students' favorite campus events are Orientation, Drive Into DMACC Days.

Des Moines Area Community College Housing

Des Moines Area Community College offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Des Moines Area Community College offers coed housing and .

Is Des Moines Area Community College Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Des Moines Area Community College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Des Moines Area Community College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Des Moines Area Community College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.

Plan a Visit to Des Moines Area Community College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Des Moines Area Community College, take Interstate 80 and Interstate 35 to Ankeny, IA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Des Moines International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Iowa you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Des Moines Area Community College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Des Moines Area Community College Students

55%

Women

45%

Men

25%

Full Time

75%

Part Time

97%

In State

3%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

68%

8%

8%

7%

4%

4%

1%

0.25%

0.05%

Undergraduate Students

23,051

Non-Resident / International Students

69

Des Moines Area Community College Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

23,051

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,100

Out-of-State

$10,200

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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