Carroll Features

Student Housing

The DMACC Carroll Campus offers affordable housing for students attending our campus. Hope Hall co-ed housing unit is completely remodeled and is located at New Hope (approximately 1 mile from campus) and has the following amenities:

  • Sixteen private bedrooms (each individual will share a bathroom with one other person)
  • Lounge with study area, large screen TV, and fireplace
  • Full kitchen with refrigerator, stove, and dishwasher
  • Washers and dryers in each wing
  • Rent includes all utilities, cable TV, laundry, and wireless Internet

Rates will be $1350 per fall/spring term (this calculates out to be $300 per month, and includes all of your utilities, cable TV, laundry, and Wi-Fi.)

Reduced rates ($100 per month or $450 per semester) for students employed at New Hope are available!

Carroll Campus housing in the summer is also available at the same rates ($900 for summer term) if you enroll in summer classes at DMACC.

The housing fees will be billed to your DMACC account on a semester basis. You may use financial aid funds to cover housing costs, if needed.

Employment opportunities are available at New Hope for any interested applicants as well. If you are interested in becoming employed at New Hope, an application for employment will be sent to you.

If you have any questions or if you would like to tour the housing units, contact Kris Whitver-Soyer via phone at 712-792-8335 or email for more information.

Carroll Recreation Center

Enroll full-time at the DMACC Carroll Campus and receive membership to the Carroll Rec Center located at 716 N. Grant Road in Carroll.

Carroll, Iowa is located in west-central Iowa at the junction of Highways 71 and 30. With a population of just over 10,000 people with a median age of 39 years old, Carroll is the largest city in Carroll County. The railroad town has grown with industries such as the Pella Corporation, American Home Shield and Farner-Bocken Co. and services including the St. Anthony Regional Hospital and New Hope Village.

For more information, visit these related sites:

Carroll Chamber of Commerce

DMACC proudly supports our local businesses and is a member of Carroll's Chamber of Commerce.

Toll Free: 866-586-4383
Local: 712-792-4383
Fax: 712-792-4384
Address: 407 West 5th Street Carroll, Iowa 51401

DMACC also is a sponsor and participant in the Carroll County Leadership Institute.

Local Features

Sauk Rail Trail

The 33 mile paved trail runs from Swan Lake State Park,
Carroll to Black Hawk State Park in Lake View.

Carroll Aquatic Center
11,260 sq ft pool with 2 speed slides, drop slide and 1 meter and 3 meter diving boards.Younger Swimmers play area with zero depth entry.

Lakers Court

1-2-3 Go Lakers!

Swan Lake

Trails, Camping, Paddle Boats and Fishing.

Downtown Shopping

Shop at your favorite stores downtown.

Golf Course

Carroll has two golf course locations to choose from.

Individuals looking for Business start-up support can contact any of the following entities.

DMACC Business Resources-Ankeny

Kim Didier
Phone: 515-965-7064

North Central Iowa Small Business Development Center-Fort Dodge

Jamie Kilian, Regional Director
Phone: 515-576-6242
Fax: 515-576-6447

Midwest Partnership Development Corporation

Sarah Gomez
Phone: 515-523-1262

Western Iowa Advantage

Rick Hunsaker
Phone: 712-792-9914

Audubon County
Economic Development Corporation

Phone: 712-563-2742
E-mail: or

Carroll Area Development Corporation

Shannon Landauer
Phone: 712-792-4383