Des Moines Area Community College
Public University|Community College
About Our College
Des Moines Area Community College was created on March 18, 1966. The first classes were held on the Ankeny Campus in 1968. DMACC has experienced tremendous growth in the last two decades. In the fall of 2000, 10,803 students were enrolled at DMACC. By the fall of 2011, that number grew to 25,425.