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DMACC Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to learn how diverse the average college campus really is, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the DMACC diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

DMACC Student Population

23,258 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Des Moines Area Community College?

DMACC total enrollment is approximately 23,258 students.

DMACC Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time DMACC undergraduate population is made up of 52% women, and 48% men.

DMACC Gender Ratio

For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

DMACC Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Des Moines Area Community College Undergraduate Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 4,280
Unknown 555
Hispanic 446
Black or African American 340
Multi-Ethnic 222
Asian 202
International 87
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

DMACC achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,818 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1818 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  48.28 out of 100
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The overall diversity score is created by adding up the results of the racial-ethnic, geographic, age and male/female diversity rankings.

How Does DMACC Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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DMACC is considered middle of the road when it comes to overall diversity. Some aspects of diversity may be stronger than others.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

DMACC is ranked 2,056 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2056 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  45.76 out of 100
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Many students are seeking college campuses with plenty of diversity. Does DMACC offer enough racial/ethnic diversity for you?

DMACC Racial Demographics:

DMACC Undergraduate Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 15,978
Unknown 2,187
Hispanic 1,972
Black or African American 1,444
Asian 995
Multi-Ethnic 505
International 111
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 12

Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

DMACC ranks 975 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  975 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  74.29 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

DMACC Male/Female Ratio

There are approximately 13,094 female students and 10,164 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%.

DMACC Student Age Diversity
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

Footnotes

*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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