Top Polk County Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 3 top community colleges in Polk County, Iowa, serving 36,556 students.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 37:1.

Top Polk County Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • 2006 Ankeny Blvd
    Ankeny IA  50023
    5159646200

    35,488 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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