Best Polk County Community Colleges (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 2 community colleges serving 24,018 students in Polk County, Iowa.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 21:1.

Top Ranked Polk County Community Colleges (2022)

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