Polk County Community Colleges

  • There are 5 community colleges in Polk County, Iowa, serving 25,755 students.
  • Polk County, IA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.37, which is lower than the national average of 0.66 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 36:1.

Polk County Community Colleges

  • College Location Students
  • AIB College of Business
    Private, non-profit
    2500 Fleur Drive
    Des Moines IA  50321
    (515)244-4221

    1,014 students
  • 2006 Ankeny Blvd
    Ankeny IA  50023
    (515)964-6241

    23,526 students
  • 1860 NW 118th St, Ste 110
    Clive IA  50325
    (515)327-5500

    147 students
  • 4655 121st Street
    Urbandale IA  50323
    (515)727-2100

    874 students
  • 7000 Fleur Drive
    Des Moines IA  50321
    (515)309-9000

    194 students
Recent Articles
May 20, 2017
Corrosion technology is one of the hottest new industries community colleges are training for. Currently, only a handful of schools offer a program, but the field is open for new graduates.
May 20, 2017
A recent report revealed that many California community college students take twice as long to get an associate’s degree as is normally required. While community college is less expensive than attending a four-year institution, students who drag out their degree programs lose much of that savings in additional tuition, fees, textbooks, and lost wages. In this article, we examine the reasons why some students take so long to graduate.
May 20, 2017
We take a look at the latest annual college rankings from Washington Monthly, which provide a list of the top community colleges in the country as well as four-year schools.