Community Colleges Near Des Moines

Community colleges in the Des Moines, Iowa area

There are 41 community or junior colleges within 200 miles of Des Moines enrolling a total of 218,026 students.

Located in Iowa with a population of 203,433, the closest community colleges are ranked below by distance from Des Moines. The nearest community college is Des Moines Area Community College in Ankeny at a distance of 9.2 miles from Des Moines. Driving time to these schools from Des Moines should be less than 4 hours. The largest college in the area is Des Moines Area Community College enrolling 23,474 students.

This list below ranks the local community colleges by proximity. Community colleges traditionally have open admission policies and are easy to get into.

41 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

9 miles from Des Moines

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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

47 miles from Des Moines

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

53 miles from Des Moines

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

68 miles from Des Moines

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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

70 miles from Des Moines

Indian Hills Community College
I
Ottumwa, IA
 
Indian Hills Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,918enrollment
  • $8,140net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

73 miles from Des Moines

Hawkeye Community College
H
Waterloo, IA
 
Hawkeye Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,263enrollment
  • $10,727net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

89 miles from Des Moines

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Kirkwood Community College
K
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Kirkwood Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 13,906enrollment
  • $9,875net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

104 miles from Des Moines

North Central Missouri College
N
Trenton, MO
 
North Central Missouri College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,854enrollment
  • $8,533net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

103 miles from Des Moines

North Iowa Area Community College
N
Mason City, IA
 
North Iowa Area Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,995enrollment
  • $8,538net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

112 miles from Des Moines

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Iowa Western Community College
I
Council Bluffs, IA
 
Iowa Western Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 5,962enrollment
  • $10,416net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

115 miles from Des Moines

Metropolitan Community College Area
M
Omaha, NE
 
Metropolitan Community College Area

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 14,913enrollment
  • $6,423net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

123 miles from Des Moines

Southeastern Community College
S
West Burlington, IA
 
Southeastern Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,548enrollment
  • $7,966net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

137 miles from Des Moines

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Iowa Lakes Community College
I
Estherville, IA
 
Iowa Lakes Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,051enrollment
  • $10,113net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

141 miles from Des Moines

Northeast Iowa Community College Calmar
N
Calmar, IA
 
Northeast Iowa Community College Calmar

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,449enrollment
  • $8,794net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

142 miles from Des Moines

Nebraska Indian Community College
N
Macy, NE
 
Nebraska Indian Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 200enrollment
  • $11,883net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

143 miles from Des Moines

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Highland Community College
H
Highland, KS
 
Highland Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,109enrollment
  • $7,052net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

147 miles from Des Moines

Riverland Community College
R
Austin, MN
 
Riverland Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,263enrollment
  • $8,610net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

149 miles from Des Moines

FAQ's

The closest community college is Des Moines Area Community College and is 9.2 miles from Des Moines. 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.