Des Moines Area Community College
Des Moines Area Community College is one of the sixteen public 2-year colleges in Iowa. The campus is located in a suburb, in Ankeny.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 22,982 students attend the school. Every year 29% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Number of Students22,982|
|Student to Faculty Ratio20:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1974 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
06/01/1987 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs|
06/01/1967 - 04/05/2012
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$151/credit|
|In State Students||$151/credit|
|Out of State Students||$302/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 72% of Des Moines Area Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||9%||$335|
|State Grant & Scholarships||13%||$1,844|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||21%||$1,031|
|Federal Student Loans||45%||$4,323|
$9,995Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$8,811|
|$30,001 to $48,000$9,227|
|$48,001 to $75,000$10,906|
|$75,001 to $110,000$12,800|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Iowa state board of nursing.