Colleges Near Ankeny

Colleges and universities near me in the Ankeny, Iowa area

There are 2 colleges in Ankeny and 28 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 102,347 students.

Located in Iowa with a population of 45,582, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Ankeny. Driving time to these schools from Ankeny should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Grinnell College in Grinnell. The largest college in the area is Iowa State University enrolling 31,822 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Ankeny.


28 results

Des Moines Area Community College
D
Ankeny, IA
 
Des Moines Area Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 23,051enrollment
  • $9,296net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 8

1 miles from Ankeny

Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary
F
Ankeny, IA
 
Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 504enrollment
  • $16,896net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 980-1350SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

1 miles from Ankeny

Grand View University
G
Des Moines, IA
 
Grand View University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,874enrollment
  • $19,423net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • 910-1120SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15

7 miles from Ankeny

Vatterott College Des Moines
V
Des Moines, IA
 
Vatterott College Des Moines

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 34enrollment
  • $18,401net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from Ankeny

Drake University
D
Des Moines, IA
Drake University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Iowa

  • 4,774enrollment
  • $30,321net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1340SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA

9 miles from Ankeny

Mercy College of Health Sciences
M
Des Moines, IA
 
Mercy College of Health Sciences

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 869enrollment
  • $21,339net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.12Estimated Avg GPA

9 miles from Ankeny

AIB College of Business
A
Des Moines, IA
 
AIB College of Business

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 348enrollment
  • $12,440net price
  • 42%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due May 1

12 miles from Ankeny

Purdue Global Des Moines Campus
P
Urbandale, IA
 
Purdue Global Des Moines Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 760enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

11 miles from Ankeny

University of Phoenix Des Moines Campus
P
West Des Moines, IA
 
University of Phoenix Des Moines Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

14 miles from Ankeny

Iowa State University
I
Ames, IA
Iowa State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Iowa

  • 31,822enrollment
  • $16,105net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1310SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

21 miles from Ankeny

Simpson College
S
Indianola, IA
 
Simpson College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,267enrollment
  • $20,457net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1200SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.72Avg GPA

25 miles from Ankeny

Marshalltown Community College
M
Marshalltown, IA
 
Marshalltown Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,836enrollment
  • $7,199net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 20

40 miles from Ankeny

Central College
C
Pella, IA
Central College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 1,120enrollment
  • $21,690net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 993-1173SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

42 miles from Ankeny

Grinnell College
G
Grinnell, IA
Grinnell College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,493enrollment
  • $32,091net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1353-1538SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.89Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

45 miles from Ankeny

Ellsworth Community College
E
Iowa Falls, IA
 
Ellsworth Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 731enrollment
  • $10,983net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 30

58 miles from Ankeny

William Penn University
W
Oskaloosa, IA
 
William Penn University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,350enrollment
  • $21,256net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

57 miles from Ankeny

Iowa Central Community College
I
Fort Dodge, IA
 
Iowa Central Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,704enrollment
  • $9,931net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

61 miles from Ankeny

Southwestern Community College
S
Creston, IA
 
Southwestern Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,503enrollment
  • $9,182net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

61 miles from Ankeny

FAQ's

The closest community college is Des Moines Area Community College and is 1.5 miles from Ankeny. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Des Moines Area Community College are $5,100 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Des Moines Area Community College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.