DMACC Fact Sheet

FACT Sheet

DMACC 2024 Profile

DMACC Fact Sheet gives you an at a glance gives snapshot of the college for the academic year. 


Students at a Glance


Credit Students


Continuing Education Students


High School Students

Student Demographics  
Average Age 24
Median Age 20
Women 57%
Men 43%
  • 19:1 Student-to-Faculty Ratio
  • 1,772 Students received scholarships
Student Diversity % #
Asian 4.4% 439
Black or African-American 8.5% 831
Hispanic or Latinx 10.1% 936
White 69.8% 7,211
  • 27.3% of degree-seeking students are students of color
  • 125 are International Students

Academic Programs

10 Academic Pathways

Career Program, Certificates, and Technical Programs, as well as Liberal ARts Transfer Degrees and Preprofessional Programs


26 Programs - Fully Accredited

Over 220 degrees, diplomas, and certificates. More than any other Community College in Iowa.


Program Facts

Top 6 Programs of Study
Liberal Arts - AA
Associate in General Studies
Homeland Security
Liberal Arts - AS
Business Transfer - AA
Nursing - AAS
  • Most common programs of study in the U.S. are Business/Management/Marketing & Health Professionals
Top 7 DMACC Programs with the Highest Annual Earnings (In Iowa)*
Fire Science Technology $84,501
Real Time Court Reporting $80,255
Dental Hygiene #77,959
Computer Information Systems $77,910
Criminal Justice $76,884
Funeral Services $76,451
Accounting Specialist $63,973

*Iowa Workforce Development, Central Iowa projections through 2030

DMACC Transfer Partnerships
  • Buena Vista University
  • Purdue Global
  • Central College
  • Simpson College
  • Drake University
  • Tuskegee University
  • Grand View University
  • University of Iowa
  • Grinnell College
  • University of Northern Iowa
  • Iowa State University
...and many others!!


Our Graduates

On average, DMACC graduates had the highest median annual wage among all Iowa community colleges over both a five- and ten-year period.

DMACC Graduate 5 Year Annual Wage:

DMACC Graduate 10 Year Annual Wage:


  • of DMACC Graduates are employed, continuing their education or in military service*
  • stay in Iowa

*Source: Iowa Student Outcomes

Lifetime Earnings of an Associate's Degree graduate are
1.6 million
$400,000 MORE than a high school graduate earns

Did You Know...

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