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DMACC Transfer Options

DMACC is a great place to start if you're planning to pursue a bachelor's degree at a four-year college or university. 90% of DMACC graduates who transferred to one of Iowa's state universities stay enrolled there after one year.

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I Know Where I Want to Transfer​

DMACC offers several ways to transfer to four year institutions including partnerships with four-year institutions, transfer degrees, and credits you can use toward your degree.

See our college partners

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I Know What I Want To Do

DMACC offers a number degrees that are designed specifically to transfer into your four-year program. ​Our Liberal Arts Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees are our most transferrable degrees, especially to Iowa's Regents Institutions.

Choose a transfer degree option

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​I Want Help Starting on a 4-Year Degree

DMACC has several options to help you get started on a 4-year degree path. Students who enroll in a DMACC transfer program enter their transfer college academically prepared and well-versed in the college experience.

Get ​started on the right path

​The cost for DMACC credit classes is set annually by the DMACC Board of Trustees. Your total cost will vary depending on residence, the number of credits taken, any fees and the class format.

Face-to-Face & Web-Blended (Face-to-Face & Online)

​Fall 2024/Spring 2025/Summer 2025

Iowa Resident Tuition: $193 per credit hour
Non-Resident Tuition: $223 per credit hour (Non-Resident policy)

How to identify these classes:

  • Face-to-Face – class location listed as: [CAMPUS, Building & Room Number]
  • Web-Blended (Face-to-Face & Online) – class location listed as: [CAMPUS, Building & Room Number] AND TBA Web Blended – Web

Online Classes, Web Blended (Virtual & Online), & Real-Time Virtual Classes

Fall 2024/Spring 2025/Summer 2025

Iowa Resident & Non-Resident Tuition: $223* per credit hour
*Online Tuition calculation = $193 tuition + $30 online support fee per credit hour.

How to identify these classes:

  • Online - class location listed as: Online-Web​
  • Web-Blended (Virtual & Online) – class location listed as: Web Blended-WEB AND Online Virtual Classroom
  • Real-Time Virtual - class location listed as: Online Virtual Classroom

Note: DMACC reserves the right to change tuition and fees at any time.

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Get a refund - Refund Policy

Updated 05/10/2024

Tuition Savings Calculator

See how much you can save!

Pick the four-year college/university you are considering, and see how much you'll save by attending DMACC for the first two years.

Source: Iow​​a College Student Aid Commission & NCES​

By the numbers



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