Des Moines Community Colleges

In Des Moines, Iowa, you can find 2 community colleges serving 1,186 students.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black and Asian).
The student:teacher ratio of 67:1 is more than the 57:1 state average.

Des Moines, IA Community Colleges:

  • College Location Students
  • Des MoinesAIB College of Business
    Private not-for-profit
    2500 Fleur Drive
    Des MoinesIA 50321
    (515)244-4221
    1,019 students
  • Des Moines
    Vatterott College-Des Moines
    Private for-profit
    7000 Fleur Drive
    Des MoinesIA 50321
    (515)309-9000
    167 students
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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 0.53. The most diverse community college in Polk, IA is Vatterott College-Des Moines. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.