West Des Moines Area Colleges and Scholarships

Schools in and around West Des Moines

University of Phoenix-Des Moines Campus
Four or more years; Private for profit; $10,421 average out-state tuition; $10,421 average in-state tuition
Aveda Institute-Des Moines
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit

West Des Moines Area Scholarships

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Joseph F. Rosenfield Scholarship

Grinnell College

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Joseph F. Rosenfield Scholarship

Grinnell College




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West Des Moines is a city in Polk, Dallas, and Warren counties in the U.S. state of Iowa. Most of the city is in Polk County, with slivers extending into Dallas and Warren counties.

As of the 2010 census, the city population was 56,609. West Des Moines is the second-largest city in the Des Moines metropolitan area and the tenth-largest city in Iowa. It ranked 94th in Money magazine's list of the "100 Best Places to Live and Launch" in 2008, 77th and 57th on the 100 Best Places to Live in 2014 and 2015, respectively, and 18th on the Hipster Cities of 2015.

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