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 Bestows Ambassador of the Year Award to Alliant Energy

During the Iowa Valley Community College District All Staff Day, held August 17 at Marshalltown Community College, the District recognized several individuals that have contributed to the success of the…

IVCCD Board Report – July 14 Meeting

IVCCD Board Approved Plan to Sell Orpheum Theater GRINNELL –The IVCCD Board of Directors held a public hearing and discussed the plan to sell the Orpheum Theater, located at 220…

IVCCD Board Report – June 8 Meeting

IVCCD Board Approved Tuition, Room and Board Rates for Upcoming Academic Year MARSHALLTOWN –The IVCCD Board of Directors discussed tuition, fees, and room and board rates at the June 8th…

IVCCD and University of Iowa announce Nursing Partnership

Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) and the University of Iowa (UI) will be finalizing a new partnership agreement allowing IVCCD nursing graduates to seamlessly transfer to the UI College…

IVCCD Board Report – May 11 Meeting

IVCCD Board Approved Plans for Esports Management Software Upgrades MARSHALLTOWN –The IVCCD Board of Directors approved plans to contract with ggCircuit, a service provider that specializes in Esports Management software.…

Join IVCCD in Celebrating Board of Directors

May is School Board Recognition Month, sponsored by the Iowa Association of School Boards to celebrate the contributions of board members to Iowa public education. This year’s theme is “School…

IVCCD Announces Staffing Changes

After an exhaustive search, the Iowa Valley Community College District has named Gena Garber to the role of CFO, Vice-Chancellor of Administration. Garber will be serving as Chief Financial Officer,…

IVCCD Board Report – April 13 Meeting

IVCCD Board Looks for Bids for Thompson Hall Renovation IOWA FALLS – The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors held a public hearing regarding the Thompson Hall project…

IVCCD Celebrates Community College Month Throughout April

The Iowa Valley Community College District will join the national Community College Month celebration, a month-long education campaign coordinated by the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT). The primary goals…

Iowa Awarded Congressional Funding for College and Career Transition Support

Iowa’s Community Colleges were awarded $2 million in federal funding for the College and Career Transition Counselor initiative as a part of the omnibus spending bill approved by Congress and…