2020 Average Costs of Attendance

For academic year 2019-2020, the average tuition & fees are $9,600 at Des Moines Area Community College. The typical costs for purchasing books and supplies for programs is $904. The total cost of attendance is $19,378 when a student lives on-campus and $21,870 when a student lives off-campus.
2020 Average Costs of Attendance at Des Moines Area Community College
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Tuition & Fees$9,600$9,600
Books & Supplies$904$904
Room & Board$7,248$7,374
Other Living Expenses$1,626$3,992
Total Cost of Attendace (COA)$19,378$21,870
1The tuition & fees are based on out-of-state rates.

Career Programs at Des Moines Area Community College

Des Moines Area Community College offers 136 career courses through 1 Year Certificate, 2 Years Certificate, Associate's programs. Of that, 8 programs can be conferred by distance learning - 3 1 year Certificate, 1 2 years Certificate, 4 Associate's. Next table summaries total number of completers by degree programs.
Total Number of Career Programs At Des Moines Area Community College
1 Year Certificate2 Years Certificate 4 Years CertificateAssociate's
Online Programs31NOT OFFERED4
Overall Programs4140NOT OFFERED55
Next tables list each career program with offered degrees. The number on each columns denotes the number of completers on the program last year. The numbers includes completers through on-campus classes and partial online classes as well as only online classes.

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Agriculture
Communications Technologies
Computer And Information Sciences
Personal And Culinary Services
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Construction Trades
Mechanics and Repairers
Precision Production Trades
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business

Key Stats of Des Moines Area Community College

Graduation rate at Des Moines Area Community College is 31%. Key academic stats at Des Moines Area Community College are listed in next table.
Key Academics Stats at Des Moines Area Community College
Graduation Rate31%
Transfer-out Rate10%
Retention Rate60%(full-time), 36% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio5.26% (19 to 1)
Student Population23,474

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Des Moines Area Community College offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. Next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at Des Moines Area Community College
Online ClassUndergraduate
ROTCNo
Weekend/Evening CollegeYes
Teacher CertificationNo
Study AbroadYes

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