Vatterott College-Des Moines in Des Moines

Des Moines, IA

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Vatterott College-Des Moines offers 39-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 18:1. 1 high safety campus. 40.7% are women, and 59.3% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Vatterott College-Des Moines is 19656$, that is above national average. 49% of full-time Vatterott College-Des Moines students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $34,200, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Vatterott College-Des Moines is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Vatterott College-Des Moines students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$19,299
$30,001 - $48,000$21,266
$48,001 - $75,000--
$75,001 - $110,000$24,112



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Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


200 of Vatterott College-Des Moines undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 87 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Vatterott College-Des Moines number 58 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Iowa.

Students at Vatterott College-Des Moines awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Salary After Attending


According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Does not offer distance education opportunities

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Vatterott College-Des Moines.

Weekend/evening college

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Graduation Rate


Vatterott College-Des Moines graduation rate is below the national average.

49% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Vatterott College-Des Moines completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This index doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare schools.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Vatterott College-Des Moines is 18:1, that means that for every 18 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In Vatterott College-Des Moines the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Vatterott College-Des Moines and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Vatterott College-Des Moines

The campus located by 7000 Fleur Drive address in Des Moines, Iowa.


Vatterott College-Des Moines in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Vatterott College-Des Moines with 0.52% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Vatterott College-Des Moines is burglary.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Vatterott College-Des Moines offers 39 programs in total: 24 are for Associate's degree, 9 - for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs, and 6 are less than 1-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 92 universities in Iowa state. Vatterott College-Des Moines is one of the few institutions in Iowa that offers an Associate's degree program.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Iowa state average data to help you compare.


Vatterott College-Des Moines provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 289 students with 8669 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Location & Website

Address: 7000 Fleur Drive


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Other academic year

General Phone Number: +5153099000

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