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Des Moines Area Community College - ,

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General information:(515)964-6241
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Type:2-Year,Public
Awards offered:Award of less than 1 academic year
Associate's degree
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Campus setting:Rural: Fringe
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:25,425( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:43 to 1
Admissions
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Financial Aid
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Special Learning Opportunities
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Rural-serving Large
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $3,450 $3,750 $3,930 -5%
Out-of-state $6,900 $7,500 $7,860 -5%
Books and supplies $1,160 $1,218 $1,254 -3%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $5,462 $5,736 $5,908 -3%
Other $4,242 $4,454 $4,528 -2%
Off Campus
Room and board $5,462 $5,736 $5,908 -3%
Other $4,242 $4,454 $4,528 -2%
Off Campus with Family
Other $3,830 $4,454 $4,528 -2%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $14,314 $15,158 $15,620 0%
Off Campus $14,314 $15,158 $15,620 0%
Off Campus with Family $8,440 $9,422 $9,712 0%
Out-of-state
On Campus $17,764 $18,908 $19,550 -5%
Off Campus $17,764 $18,908 $19,550 -5%
Off Campus with Family $11,890 $13,172 $13,642 0%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $3,930
In-state fees $0
Out-of-state tuition $7,860
Out-of-state fees $0
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 1,908 73% --
Grant or scholarship aid 1,458 55% $6,015,038 $4,126
Federal grants 1,354 52% $5,657,540 $4,178
Pell grants 1,354 52% $5,543,950 $4,094
Other federal grants 178 7% $113,590 $638
State/local government grant or scholarships 135 5% $174,677 $1,294
Institutional grants or scholarships 212 8% $182,821 $862
Student loan aid 1,389 53% $6,907,591 $4,973
Federal student loans 1,388 53% $6,769,932 $4,877
Other student loans 24 1% $137,659 $5,736
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 11,013 45% $37,329,394 $3,390
Pell grants 10,389 42% $34,842,713 $3,354
Federal student loans 10,933 44% $56,401,212 $5,159

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price $8,380 $8,561 $9,479
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $7,331 $7,790 $8,759
$30,001 - $48,000 $8,674 $8,418 $9,218
$48,001 - $75,000 $10,823 $11,209 $11,755
$75,001 - $110,000 $11,402 $12,379 $13,256
$110,001 and more $11,322 $12,403 $13,265

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

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Fall 2011
Total enrollment 25,425
Undergraduate enrollment 25,425
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 1,172
Graduate enrollment 0
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY

•This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.

First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 28 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NJCAA Division IIMenWomen
Baseball 29-
Basketball 1314
Golf 98
Softball -19
Track and Field, X-Country -6
Volleyball -15

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission09/01/1968 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission09/01/1979 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission09/01/1993 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission09/01/1972 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission09/01/2001 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission01/01/1974 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation

Funeral Service Education (FUSER) - Institutions and programs awarding diplomas, associate degrees and bachelor's degrees

04/07/2005 Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Dental Assisting (DA)

12/09/1966 Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Dental Hygiene (DH)

12/15/1972 Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

06/01/1987 Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs

06/01/1967 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations44 1
Liquor law violations522
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 240
Liquor law violations 512
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 001
Burglary 400
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 200
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

• This institution is not found on the current Federal loan default rates database.

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page.

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAward of less than 1 academic year Associate's degree Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences Colleges
Agricultural and Food Products Processing6--
Agricultural/Farm Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling6726-
Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Business Services, Other1414-
Category total8740-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biotechnology-5-
Category total-5-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting049-
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping2355
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations760
Business Administration and Management, General-84-
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services22-15
Hospitality Administration/Management, General-103
Marketing/Marketing Management, General2113-
Office Management and Supervision2515-
Retailing and Retail Operations1-0
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General-9-
Selling Skills and Sales Operations2-2
Small Business Administration/Management11-11
Category total11219136
Communication Technologies Technicians and Support Services Colleges
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design1136
Category total1136
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Programming, Specific Applications80-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other221-
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other08-
Information Technology-22-
Category total1051-
Construction Trades Colleges
Carpentry/Carpenter--12
Electrician--5
Category total--17
Engineering Colleges
Surveying Engineering-2-
Category total-2-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD-144
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician-13-
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician-3-
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD-131
Category total-435
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Child Care Provider/Assistant57208
Category total57208
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Language Interpretation and Translation82-
Category total82-
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician-19-
Dental Assisting/Assistant--38
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist-23-
Dietitian Assistant6--
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)0--
Health/Health Care Administration/Management114-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training--149
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary43134
Medical/Clinical Assistant--12
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide0--
Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist--3
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant--12
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist35--
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-110-
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist-12-
Surgical Technology/Technologist--8
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant-23-
Category total95204226
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Police Science357-
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician64-
Category total961-
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Legal Assistant/Paralegal1824-
Category total1824-
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies21147-
Category total21147-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians Colleges
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician-913
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician-250
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology18-
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician-312
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/7131
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician-11-
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology-21-
Category total811816
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management-6-
Category total-6-
Personal and Culinary Services Colleges
Culinary Arts/Chef Training-384
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General--32
Category total-3836
Precision Production Colleges
Cabinetmaking and Millwork--7
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist-0-
Tool and Die Technology/Technician1073
Welding Technology/Welder125-34
Category total135744
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Community Organization and Advocacy240-
Category total240-
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Commercial Photography--17
Commercial and Advertising Art824-
Category total82417
Grand total5522036411