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 0.67 (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
January 27, 2017
As careers in science, technology, engineering, and math become more prevalent, community colleges are shifting their focus to meet demand and secure their place in a rapidly changing educational landscape.
January 27, 2017
A recent study reveals that job applicants with a credential or associate’s degree from a community college have slightly better chances of getting a job interview than students who attend a for-profit college or university. Since community colleges are much more budget friendly than for-profit institutions and have much better job placement results, community colleges are a much better option for employment-minded students.
January 27, 2017
With serious mental health issues on the rise on college campuses nationwide, community colleges are scrambling to provide expanded mental health services to students.