50321 Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there is 1 top community college in 50321, Des Moines, Iowa, serving 194 students.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is less than the state average of 33:1.

50321, IA Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • Vatterott College-Des Moines
    Private, for profit
    7000 Fleur Drive
    Des Moines IA  50321
    (515)309-9000

    194 students
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