Polk County Community Colleges

  • There are 3 community colleges in Polk County, Iowa, serving 24,594 students.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 37:1.

Polk County Community Colleges

  • College Location Students
  • 2006 Ankeny Blvd
    Ankeny IA  50023
    (515)964-6241

    23,526 students
  • 4655 121st Street
    Urbandale IA  50323
    (515)727-2100

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

    194 students
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