What's Next

What's next after high school?

Every year, college degree seeking students ask themselves many questions:

  • What do I want to do?
  • What can I afford?
  • What college has what I'm looking for?

Last year, nearly 30,000 students answered all those questions with a common answer… DMACC

Des Moines Area Community College has nearly 250 programs to chose from (including pre-professional programs) and outstanding partnerships with 4-year universities and area businesses. With the lowest tuition in the state and an average class size of 18, let DMACC be your answer.


Provides information on the admissions process and access to the online application or a printable application.

Transcript Request

Request an official transcript from DMACC.

Assessment/ACCUPLACER® Next Generation

Get information or schedule an appointment to take the ACCUPLACER® Next Generation Assessment.

Discover DMACC Days

Register for a Discover DMACC Day and receive information on admissions and financial aid. Hear from a student panel, tour the campus, meet with an advisor and enjoy the free food.

Career Discovery Days

Get a taste of various career fields before you enter college. High schoolers and their parents are encouraged to attend these free events.

Visit C​ampus

Set up an individual or small group tour of campus.