Des Moines Area Community College

1100 7th St

Des Moines, ID 50314


As one of America’s most respected community colleges, Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) is a public institution committed to helping its students ignite their career passions and realize their dreams. Founded in March 1966, DMACC currently serves more than 70,000 credit and non-credit students on six campuses and three learning centers across Central Iowa. Students are drawn to DMACC’s quality, affordable, student-centered education that includes small class sizes and caring faculty.

DMACC offers 222 programs and career certificates. Liberal Arts and Sciences remains DMACC’s largest program preparing students for a four-year degree. Other top two-year programs include agribusiness, nursing, business, criminal justice and computer information systems.  DMACC also serves Central Iowa businesses and individuals who are experiencing challenges to post-secondary enrollment and completion.

Thanks to college-wide innovation, new programs and affordable tuition, DMACC has experienced strong growth and remains Iowa’s largest two-year college. For more information, please visit