DMACC at Perry VanKirk Career Academy

The DMACC Perry VanKirk Center offers unique opportunities for you to earn college credits, learn a new skill set to better your life and/or career.  DMACC offers the lowest tuition and fees in Iowa, and if you live in the Perry Community School District, you can reduce that cost even more through the Perry Promise Scholarship.


​Take Credit Classes

During the evening, start your path towards a college degree with credit classes. Credit classes transfer to four year colleges & universities. Select courses are also offered during the day.

Credit Classes

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​Earn College Credits in High School

During the day, the Career Academy offers career & technical programs to high school students through a partnership with area districts.

Career Academy Classes

three DMACC students in a classroom

​Additional Programs

The Perry Center offers classes to help students with

» ELL - English Language Learners

» HiSET - High School Diploma

​See What's Happening

DMACC Perry VanKirk Center

1011 2nd Street
Perry, Iowa 50220
Phone: 515-428-8100
FAX: 515-428-8104

For more information

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To schedule Orientation at Perry

Please call: 515-428-8100

Upcoming Events

DMACC coming to Perry Grand 3 theater screens

Here's a glimpse behind the scenes of our new ad appearing soon in the theaters.


Perry Center in the News

Students tour options on DMACC Health Occupations and EMT Day

DMACC Perry welding student talks about her experience

Raccoon Valley Radio's Joe Cerwinske interviews DMACC Perry VanKirk Career Academy Director Eddie Diaz and Woodward Granger student Joe Rodamaker who is currently taking Welding classes at the Perry Center while attending high school.



Student and Parent Testimonial: Maddie's Story