Vatterott College-Des Moines

Tel: (515)309-9000
221 students
Private for-profit
Vatterott works to promote a fresh kind of education: training you could use to change the direction of your life. Whether your plan is to become an IT professional or take your place in business operations, enroll in a diesel mechanics program or earn a diploma in paralegal studies, Vatterott can help prepare you for a new career path. The following are the award levels available at the various Vatterott locations. Please note that not all programs are available at all campuses. At Vatterott College, Vatterott Career College, Vatterott Education Center, L’Ecole Culinaire, or The Court Reporting Institute, you could earn a degree or diploma that could equip you with the skills employers are looking for. Through hands-on training from our instructors, flexible program hours and customized career service assistance, Vatterott can help you fit the education you need into your busy schedule.
School Highlights:
Vatterott College-Des Moines serves 221 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 23%.
Vatterott College-Des Moines is one of 5 community colleges within Polk County, IA.
The nearest community college is AIB College of Business (2.9 miles away).

School Overview

Vatterott College-Des Moines Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 221 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 44% over five years.
Total Enrollment
221 students
1,303 students
Vatterott College-Des Moines Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
221 students
836 students
Vatterott College-Des Moines Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Vatterott College-Des Moines sch enrollment Vatterott College-Des Moines sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
-
2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Vatterott College-Des Moines Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
12%
12%
Vatterott College-Des Moines Black (2006-2012)
% White
85%
67%
Vatterott College-Des Moines White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Vatterott College-Des Moines More (2011-2012)
Vatterott College-Des Moines sch ethnicity Vatterott College-Des Moines sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.26 0.45
Vatterott College-Des Moines Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $12,573 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,573 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $12,573 $5,940
Vatterott College-Des Moines In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,573 $10,072
Vatterott College-Des Moines Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
Polk, IA community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.22, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Polk, IA is Vatterott College-Des Moines. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.