Academic Experience

Location
Des Moines, WA
Undergrads
3,933
Tuition (in-state)
$4,401 ($4,000)
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4 College Junior

Academic Experience: I'm working on my AA in emphasis in bio, and I think it the credits needed connect well to the name.

5 College Junior

Academic Experience: Every class that I've needed has been available to me. Many professors I've had have challenged me to do real thinking instead of just memorizing.

5 College Senior

Academic Experience: I have been talking to my counselor about what are the best classes for my major. They have been giving great advice what to take and not to take. Since I want to be a pharmacist, my major are mostly science classes and of course there is a lot of work, but it is great to in those classes learning new things and I hope I will be done in 2015 with my AA Biology degree so I can transfer to university.

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5 College Senior

Academic Experience: All the professors are very kind and helpful; they always try to teach you in the best way they can. They even allow students to come after class so they can explain them more in better way. Registration process is the easiest you can do it with a counselor and by yourself using their college website.

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3 College Senior

Academic Experience: There is no specific major at my school and we have to take general AA to transfer. The facilities are good and internship opportunities are willing for us to help and to get easily.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 190th
    Best Class Sizes
  • 1472nd
    Best Class Availability
  • 1543rd
    Most Accessible Professors
  • 1544th
    Least Stressful Workloads

Student Author Overview

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Facts & Statistics

Student-Faculty Ratio
17:1
Full-Time Instructional Faculty
132
Part-Time Instructional Faculty
358
Full-Time Retention Rate
58%
Part-Time Retention Rate
41%
Transfer-Out Rate
22%
Graduation Rate
31%
Degrees Awarded
  • Associate degree
  • Certificate
Instructional Programs
Occupational: Yes
Academic: Yes
Continuing Professional: No
Recreational/Avocational: Yes
Adult Basic Remedial: Yes
Secondary (High School): Yes
Programs/Majors Offered
45
Most Popular Majors
  • Business/Commerce, General: Unknown
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences: Unknown
  • Mental and Social Health Studies: Unknown
  • Registered Nursing (RN): Unknown
Special Study Options
Distance Learning Opportunities: Yes
Study Abroad: Yes
Weekend/Evening College: Yes
Teacher Certification: No
Full-Time Faculty
132
Female Faculty
52%
Male Faculty
48%
Faculty Diversity
African American: 7%
Asian American: 14%
Hispanic: 1%
International: 0%
Native American: 0%
White: 78%
Unknown: 0%
Average Faculty Salary
$61,012
Academic/Career Counseling?
Yes
Remedial Services?
Yes

Student Polls

Which statement(s) best describes the quality of education you're getting?    Based on 50 responses

  • 29% Learned a lot of new things
  • 28% Will advance my career
  • 24% Applicable to the real world
  • 13% Learned a few new things
  • 5% Will help me switch careers
  • 1% Haven't learned anything I didn't already know
  • 0% Waste of time

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