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 109,479 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 34,992 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 found

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 23,474enrollment
  • $9,995net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Ankeny

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 353enrollment
  • $15,272net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 950-1260SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA

1 miles from Ankeny

Grand View University
G
Des Moines, IA
 
Grand View University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#19 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,886enrollment
  • $18,442net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 920-1110SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

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

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Drake University
D
Des Moines, IA
Drake University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Iowa

  • 4,869enrollment
  • $28,277net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1360SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

9 miles from Ankeny

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 727enrollment
  • $20,587net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.12*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
  • 3.09Avg GPA

12 miles from Ankeny

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 760enrollment
  • $21,848net 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

2 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Iowa

  • 34,992enrollment
  • $13,949net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1330SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

21 miles from Ankeny

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Simpson College
S
Indianola, IA
 
Simpson College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,444enrollment
  • $22,511net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1250SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.46*Avg GPA

25 miles from Ankeny

Marshalltown Community College
M
Marshalltown, IA
 
Marshalltown Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,931enrollment
  • $8,889net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

40 miles from Ankeny

Central College
C
Pella, IA
Central College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,117enrollment
  • $22,825net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 920-1180SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

42 miles from Ankeny

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Grinnell College
G
Grinnell, IA
Grinnell College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,716enrollment
  • $29,492net price
  • 24%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1530SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.89*Avg GPA

45 miles from Ankeny

Ellsworth Community College
E
Iowa Falls, IA
 
Ellsworth Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 796enrollment
  • $11,966net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

58 miles from Ankeny

William Penn University
W
Oskaloosa, IA
 
William Penn University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,279enrollment
  • $20,214net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.02*Avg GPA

57 miles from Ankeny

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,390enrollment
  • $9,976net 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

 

  • 1,547enrollment
  • $8,284net 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 $4,680 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.