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Is DMACC a Good School for the Money?

Des Moines Area Community College Value Report

College Factual set out to determine if DMACC is asking a fair price for the quality of education they provide. Keep reading for the detailed value report.

Very Good Value Nationwide

Top 10% National Value
Top 50% National Quality

Des Moines Area Community College is ranked #172 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

Compared to its peers, Des Moines Area Community College is underpriced compared to the quality of education it provides. DMACC is ranked #172 out of 2223 in College Factual's Best Colleges for the Money Ranking earning it a great value recognition.

National Value Ranking  172 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  92.32 out of 100
Great Value

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*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

71% Undergrads Receiving Financial Aid

Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.

About 71% of DMACC students receive financial aid. Get more details on what DMACC financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average DMACC cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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