Iowa valley difference


Today's students have a lot of options after high school. Why should students spend their time and tuition dollars with us? Simple - we can offer individual attention, instructors with a vested interest in your success, unique programs, hands-on education, focused career training, and a four-year experience in two years. 

The better question is: why not choose community college?

06.30.20 5 Reasons Community Colleges are a Great Investment


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Community College

Iowa Falls, Iowa

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Iowa Valley
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Marshalltown, Iowa

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Community College

Marshalltown, Iowa
Grinnell, Iowa


SINCE 1966


“We are committed to providing quality learning experiences, ensuring student success, and partnering to address diverse community needs in an inclusive and respectful environment.”  IVCCD Mission Statement


More than a mission statement, this is part of the fabric of who we are as an institution. We work hard to put the "community" into community colleges. 



Iowa Community College graduates are employed in their field within a year of graduation.


Number of academic programs offered at IVCCD


Medical Assisting program ranked, statewide


Percentage of people that take a short-term training class and remain in Iowa after completing the program.


Average percentage of students that qualify for some sort of financial aid while studying at Iowa Valley.


IVCCD Board Report – April 10 Meeting

IVCCD Board Learns of Cybersecurity Efforts IOWA FALLS – During the monthly Iowa Valley Community College District Board meeting, Board members learned of cybersecurity efforts throughout the District. Protecting online…

Iowa Valley Celebrates #CCMonth: Highlighting the Value of Community Colleges

Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) is proud to announce its participation in #CCMonth, a national initiative led by the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT). This month-long campaign focuses…

Marshalltown Community College Announces Matt Schmit as New Provost

Marshalltown Community College (MCC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Schmit as its new Provost, effective June 3, 2024. Schmit comes to MCC with a wealth of experience…

IVCCD Board Report – March 6 Meeting

IVCCD Board Walked Through Certified Budget During the monthly Iowa Valley Community College District Board meeting, the Notice of Public Hearing budget estimate was presented to the Board for the…

Power Up Your Workforce: How Funding Fuels Local Business Growth

Our local businesses are the backbone of our community, providing jobs, driving innovation, and fostering economic prosperity. But in today’s rapidly evolving landscape, staying ahead of the curve requires a…


Iowa Valley Phi Theta Kappa Announces All-Academic Team

During the annual state-wide banquet, Iowa Valley Community College District honored several students from Marshalltown Community College (MCC), Ellsworth Community College (ECC), and Iowa Valley Grinnell (IVG) for their academic…

Three Finalists Announced for MCC Provost Position

Iowa Valley Community College District has announced three finalists for the Marshalltown Community College Provost position. The public is invited to meet the candidates during open forums at the college…

IVCCD Board Report – February 14 Meeting

IVCCD Board Approves Jobs Training Program During the monthly Board meeting, the Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors approved a jobs training agreement with Plastic Recycling of Iowa…

IVCCD Board Report – January 10 Meeting

IVCCD Board Learns about Student Trip to Germany, Czechnia During the monthly Board meeting, the Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors learned about an overseas trip taken by…

Lilienthal Announces Departure from MCC

Dr. Robin Shaffer Lilienthal, Provost of Marshalltown Community College (MCC), has announced her plans to pursue other professional opportunities. In an action approved by the Iowa Valley Community College District…