Des Moines Area Community College

NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association)

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Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college

2006 Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA, 50023-3993

(515) 964-6241   

MISSION: Creating opportunities for your success.

Public, 2-year 


Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children

Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2012 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11
In District $3,990 $3,930 $3,750
In State $3,990 $3,930 $3,750
Out of State $7,980 $7,860 $7,500
Books and Supplies $1,316 $1,254 $1,218
On Campus      
Room and Board $7,354 $5,908 $5,736
Other Expenses $4,638 $4,528 $4,454
Off Campus      
Room and Board $5,908 $5,908 $5,736
Other Expenses $4,638 $4,528 $4,454
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses $4,638 $4,528 $4,454

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
53.0% $3,720
State/Local Grant
5.0% $1,393
Institutional Grants
8.0% $1,113
Loans 57.0% $4,733
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.

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