Financial Aid


Financial Aid

How do you plan to pay for your college education at DMACC? DMACC Financial Aid is here to help provide the information you will need to make these important financial decisions. We assist more than 17,000 students each year with grants, scholarships, work-study and low-interest loans.

DMACC School Code: 004589

Office hours: Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Contact Information:
Call: 515-964-6282 or 800-362-2127 (option 3)
Fax: 515-965-7124

Breaking News

  • Complete the 2024-2025 FAFSA as soon as possible. If planning to attend DMACC starting Fall 2024, and to be considered for federal or State financial aid we will need your 2024-2025 FAFSA form. Go to to complete the your FAFSA. Review or our FAFSA simplification page for more information about the new FAFSA form.
  • The DMACC Foundation Scholarship Cycle 2 Application opens on May 1. The deadline to submit an application is July 15. Class of 2024 high school graduates and current DMACC students, who did not submit an application during cycle 1, are eligible to apply. Visit the DMACC Foundation Webpage for more information and to access the link to the 2024-2025 Application form.
  • The deadline to file your FAFSA to be eligible for the Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship program is July 15. New Last-Dollar Scholarship requirement for 2024-2025: Have a Student Aid Index (SAI) at or below $20,000. Students who have received a Last-Dollar Scholarship award in 2023-2024 can get one again, even if their SAI is over $20,000. Visit the Last-Dollar Scholarship Webpage for more information.
Financial Aid Step-by-Step


The financial aid process

You can apply for financial aid at DMACC is three easy steps! First, file your FAFSA. Then, review and submit your financial aid requirements. Finally, accept your financial aid award. It's that easy!

Financial Aid Step-by-Step

Types of Financial Aid


Financing your college

There are many options available to help you pay for college. DMACC offers a wide variety of scholarships as well as multiple grants and loans. State-funded programs are also available in addition to work study programs, veterans services, summer financial aid and more!

Types of Financial Aid

Financial Aid Forms


The financial aid process

After you apply for financial aid, you may be notified via email or text Financial Aid requesting that you submit additional item(s). Almost all of our additional forms may be completed electronically for your convenience.

Financial Aid Forms

Financial Aid Assistance

  • General Financial Aid Questions: 515-964-6282 or 1-800-362-2127 (option 3​)
  • Veterans Services: 515-964-6278​
  • Fax: 515-965-7124

Current Student Resources

By the Numbers



Scholarships awarded


Students receiving financial aid


No cost to apply for federal student aid