Purdue University Global-Des Moines
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Purdue University Global-Des Moines serves 760 students (42% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 40:1 is higher than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 37%.
- Enrollment: 760 students
- In-state tuition: $15,352
- Out-state tuition: $15,352
- Student:teacher ratio: 40:1
- Minority enrollment: 51%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Purdue University Global-Des Moines ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Purdue University Global-Des Moines
(IA) Community College Avg.
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
The student population of Purdue University Global-Des Moines has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 has decreased from 46:1 over five years.
The Purdue University Global-Des Moines diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Undergraduate Students
# Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $15,352 is more than the state average of $4,866. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $15,352 is more than the state average of $5,422. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
- Hamilton College was originally established in Mason City, Iowa, in 1900 as a proprietary career college, and has the distinction of being the oldest continuously operating college in the state of Iowa specializing in business education. In 1980, Hamilton opened a campus in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to allow more students to be part of the Hamilton educational experience. In 1988, the Des Moines, Iowa, campus was added to create a triad of campuses to better accommodate the entire state. Hamilton College recently completed renovations on an additional 8,000 square feet of classroom and nursing lab space. The expansion brings the total campus size to just under 40,000 square feet. The Des Moines, Iowa, campus offers programs in Business, Legal, Information Technology and Healthcare. The 2+2 Bachelor of Science in Management Degree option is an innovative progam that combines the career-oriented focus of a two-year program with the academic curriculum of a four-year program. Hamilton College has a well-established and long-standing reputation for providing hands-on training in a student-centered learning environment. Through the 2+2 option, students receive the same advantages of a two-year program while having an opportunity to expand upon their base knowledge while working toward the Bachelor of Science in Management degree. The 2+2 Bachelor of Science in Managment degree with concentrations in Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice and Management of Information Systems. The college is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.
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