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
Business & Community Solutions

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 – February 8 Meeting

IVCCD Board Approves Babe Harder Gym Renovation MARSHALLTOWN – The IVCCD Board of Directors approved plans to make updates to the Babe Harder gym on the Marshalltown Community College campus.…

IVCCD Board Report – January 11 Meeting

IVCCD Board Hears Audit Report MARSHALLTOWN – The IVCCD Board of Directors heard a report from Nick Stanley of Schnurr and Company, LLP, independent Auditing and CPA firm. Schnurr issued…

IVCCD Board Report – December 14 Meeting

IVCCD Board Re-Elects Leadership MARSHALLTOWN – The IVCCD Board of Directors elected Board Leadership during the final meeting of the 2022 calendar year. The Board unanimously re-elected Larry Johnson as…

IVCCD Board Report – November 9 Meeting

Board Approved New Jobs Training Certificates IOWA FALLS – The IVCCD Board of Directors approved a 260F jobs training with RAYCOM, a Marshalltown-based company that designs, sells, installs, and maintains…

IVCCD Nursing Program Scores High on Licensing Exam

Iowa Valley Nursing students are scoring ahead of the national average in NCLEX exams. Nursing students from both Ellsworth Community College and Marshalltown Community College recently sat for the exam.…

IVCCD Board Report – October 12 Meeting

IVCCD Board Approved Substantial Completion of Bond Projects MARSHALLTOWN – The IVCCD Board of Directors approved the substantial completion of two campus bond projects during the Board meeting on October…

IVCCD Board Report – September 14 Meeting

IVCCD Board Approved Jobs Training Programs IOWA FALLS – The IVCCD Board of Directors approved three jobs training programs through the 260E and 260F grant programs. These grant programs, funded…

IVCCD Bestows Outstanding Service Awards

During the Iowa Valley Community College District All Staff Day held August 17 at Marshalltown Community College, the District recognized several campus leaders who have made a remarkable difference to…

IVCCD Board Report – August 10 Meeting

IVCCD BOARD APPROVED MURAL ON ORPHEUM WALL MARSHALLTOWN –The IVCCD Board of Directors approved the contract between the Marshall County Arts and Culture Alliance and Jason Tetlak to install a…

Marshalltown campus renovation open house Sept. 15

MARSHALLTOWN – Iowa Valley Community College District, Marshalltown Community College, and Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions invite the public to attend the Marshalltown Campus Renovation Projects Open House on…