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DMACC Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
College Factual's <nil> diversity analysis brings to light the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of DMACC students.

DMACC Student Population

23,051 Total Students
5,703 Undergraduates

How Many Students Attend Des Moines Area Community College?

DMACC total enrollment is approximately 23,051 students.

DMACC Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time DMACC undergraduate population is made up of 55% women, and 45% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

DMACC Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 4,049
Unknown 506
Hispanic 410
Black or African American 272
Multi-Ethnic 200
Asian 186
International 62
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

DMACC Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 15,524
Unknown 3,053
Hispanic 1,700
Black or African American 1,209
Asian 933
Multi-Ethnic 485
International 90
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 7

DMACC Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 13,215 female students and 9,836 male students at DMACC.

International Students at DMACC

Students from 53 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Vietnam, and South Korea.

Learn more about international students at DMACC.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
33.98% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  78.56 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At DMACC, 33.98% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 5,235
20-21 2,574
22-24 1,901
35 and over 1,856
25-29 1,694
30-34 1,000
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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