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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Iowa Falls, Iowa

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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 – 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…

IVCCD Board Report – March 9

The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors reviewed modifications to the District’s Strategic Agenda. Dr. Lisa Breja, Institutional Researcher & HLC Accreditation Liaison Officer, made note of several…

Iowa’s Community Colleges Add Over $5.5 Billion To Iowa’s Economy

DES MOINES, IA – Today, the Iowa Department of Education and the Iowa Association of Community College Trustees released an Economic Impact report about Iowa’s Community Colleges by Emsi Burning…

IVCCD Board Report – February 9

IVCCD Board Approves New Athletic Programs MARSHALLTOWN – The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors reviewed plans to add new athletic teams on both the Ellsworth Community College…

IVCCD Board Report – January 11

IVCCD Learns of Workforce Training Initiatives MARSHALLTOWN – The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors learned about workforce development initiatives spearheaded by Iowa Valley Continuing Education. Initiatives include…