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 – August 9th Meeting

IVCCD Board Reviewed Employee Benefits MARSHALLTOWN – The IVCCD Board of Directors received a presentation about employee benefits during the regular meeting on Wednesday.  Angela Villhauer of Mercer told the…

IVCCD Board Report – June 14 Meeting

IVCCD Board Received Update on Presidential Search MARSHALLTOWN – The IVCCD Board of Directors received an update from the Board Search Committee Chair, Director Joanna Hofer about the search process…

Board of Directors – Nominations Due September 21, 2023


Nomination papers for candidates for the Iowa Valley Community College District Merged Area VI Board of Directors are now available and may be filed with Amber Bolen, Secretary of the…

IVCCD Board Report – May 10 Meeting

IVCCD Board Approves Jobs Training Programs The IVCCD Board of Directors approved three jobs training agreements during the Board meeting. The training agreements will be facilitated through Iowa Valley Business…

Board to Launch the Search for Next IVCCD President

Dr. Kristie Fisher Named Next President of Kirkwood Community College Iowa Valley Community College District’s President Dr. Kristie Fisher was announced as the next President of Kirkwood Community College, based…

Join in Celebrating Iowa School Boards

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.  The Iowa Valley Community College…

Gov. Reynolds Awards $13.5 Million To Expand Health Careers Through Apprenticeships

DES MOINES, IOWA – Governor Kim Reynolds today awarded $13.5 million in funding for apprenticeship programs to help expand health careers across Iowa. Iowa’s Health Careers Registered Apprenticeship (RA) Program,…

IVCCD Board Report – April 12 Meeting

IVCCD Board Approves Work on Welding Lab at Ellsworth IOWA FALLS – The IVCCD Board of Directors approved a contract with OPN Architects to work on the Ellsworth Community College…

IVCCD Joins #CCMonth Campaign to Draw Attention to Community Colleges

The Iowa Valley Community College District will join Iowa’s 15 community colleges and over 1,200 community, technical and junior colleges across the nation in celebration of Community College Month (#CCMonth),…

IVCCD Board Report – March 8, 2023

The IVCCD Board of Directors approved the $1.282 million bid from Ball Team, LLC to make updates to the Babe Harder gym and locker room on the Marshalltown Community College…