DMACC Urban Campus has served Central Iowa since 1972 and is the most diverse college location in Iowa. A pillar of the community, the DMACC Urban Campus welcomes students from all over central Iowa and serves as the epicenter of quality education and training for diverse populations and nontraditional students.
Encompassing 16 acres in the center of Des Moines, Urban Campus links to the more than 200 programs DMACC offers leading to a degree, certificate or diploma. Classes are designed to put our students on the path to personal achievement and professional success.
Upon leaving DMACC Urban Campus, a full 98% of graduates are employed, in the military, or pursuing additional degrees. And 93% of these graduates choose to stay in Iowa, contributing to our economy and building our community.
The DMACC Urban Campus is more than classrooms. It is about building community, while preparing students to find success in an increasingly competitive job market. This campus provides opportunities that secure meaningful employment for students changing their lives and the lives of their family members.