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Des Moines Area Community College&

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,410
$8,820 Out-of-State
$10,385
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
18.5%
Default Rate
2016 Enrolled Students
22,446
29.6% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
26.6%
598 Graduates

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Costs

The median in-state tuition at Des Moines Area Community College is $4,410, which is $1,188 more than the national median in-state tuition of $3,222. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $8,820, which is 200% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,884 more than the national median out-of-state tuition of $6,936.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,385.

In 2016, 27% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 26% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Enrollment

Des Moines Area Community College has a total enrollment of 22,446 students. The full-time enrollment at Des Moines Area Community College is 6,644 students and the part-time enrollment is 15,802. This means that 29.6% of students enrolled at Des Moines Area Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Des Moines Area Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.1% White, 7.28% Hispanic or Latino, 5.29% Black or African American, 3.81% Asian, 2.01% Two or More Races, 0.34% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.07% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Des Moines Area Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (11.3%), followed by White Male (10.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (1.18%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A N/A (N/A), followed by N/A N/A (N/A) and N/A N/A (N/A).

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Graduates

In 2016, 190 more women than men graduated from Des Moines Area Community College. The majority of students graduating from Des Moines Area Community College are White. These 2,739 graduates mean that there were 15.6 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 176 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Des Moines Area Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences with 1,410 graduates, followed by Registered Nursing with 145 graduates and Automobile Mechanics Technology with 52 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Des Moines Area Community College, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Precision Production, with 413 graduates, followed by Liberal Arts & Humanities with 1,410 graduates and Agriculture with 93 graduates.

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Operations

Des Moines Area Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $4.08M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $185,744 (4.55%), compared to the 0.69% average return ($21,444 on $3.12M) across all Associate's Colleges.

In 2015, Des Moines Area Community College had a total expenditure of $149M. Of that $149M, they spent $75M on salaries and $24.4M on benefits.

Des Moines Area Community College employs 243 Professors, 79 Instructors, and 30 Associate professors. Most academics at Des Moines Area Community College are Male Professors (141), Female Professors (102), and Female Instructors (50).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Des Moines Area Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 126 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 111 employees, and Management with 56 employees.

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