​​DMACC is the largest community college in Iowa, serving Central Iowa since 1966. We have 500+ faculty and staff dedicated providing the most immersive, progressive, and innovative learning experience for our students.

DMACC Organizational Chart

We're proud to provide one of the best opportunities for educational advancement in the state. Our student body is made up of traditional students as well as professionals from a multitude of backgrounds.

We offer the lowest tuition and fees in the state with more than 220 programs of study. Our credit students can graduate with an associates degree, college diploma or certificate.  With courses available online or face-to-face, students can easily plan a class schedule that fits their needs.

With an average class size of 18 students to 1 faculty member, students get a level of assistance that may not be possible at other institutions.

We offer learning opportunities through our six campuses and six learning centers.

​Campuses in Greater Des Moines

Ankeny Campus

Ankeny Campus
With more than 15,000 students, this is our largest campus. Campus features  include a new student and rec center complex, 2o instructional buildings, and privately owned student housing.

urban Campus

Urban/Des Moines Campus
Part of Downtown Des Moines, this is the most diverse campus in Iowa with students from more than 75 countries around the globe.

West Campus

West Des Moines Campus
Nestled in Des Moines' western suburbs, this is where high tech and innovation come together.


Campuses in Local Communities

Ankeny Campus

Boone Campus 
A traditional college setting with newly expanded on-campus housing, award winning faculty in a beautiful midwestern community, Boone Campus is home to DMACC's nine Intercollegiate NJCAA Division II Athletics teams. Go Bears!

urban Campus

Carroll Campus
Students don't need to leave to complete a four-year degree. Along with our normal credit and high school programming, Carroll Campus offers several 2+2 partnerships with state universities. 

West Campus

Newton Campus
This campus brings those just out of reach of our Eastern suburbs all that DMACC offers. Newton Campus offers credit programs including general studies, culinary arts classes, and is home to the only court reporting program in the state.


Six learning centers throughout our district 

Ames, Perry, and Southridge centers offer credit and non-credit classes as well as Career Academies, where high school students can earn dual credit through our programs. 

Capitol Center - is an extension of our Urban Campus, offers Nursing and Early Childhood Education programs.

Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families - helps those looking for educational, job training and career opportunities through workforce training services.

Transportation Institute is one of the premier truck driver training programs in Iowa, providing commercial vehicle operator training and retraining.