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Residents of Region 6 can further their education through different post-secondary institutions.

Marshalltown Community College in Marshalltown and Ellsworth Community in Iowa Falls, two-year comprehensive community colleges, offers both arts and sciences and technical programs.  For more information on admissions, financial aid, course offerings, four-year college transfer information, continuing education, etc., check out the college’s Web site at

Persons who already have an AA, AS or AAS degree can earn a bachelor's degree in as little as two years at Buena Vista University Center.  The main campus is in Storm Lake, with a center in Marshalltown.  Contact them at

Grinnell College, located in Grinnell, is a four year undergraduate residential college of liberal arts.  Fields of study include the Division of Humanities; Division of Science; Division of Social Studies; Interdisciplinary Concentrations and Programs such as Prairie Studies; Rosenfield Program; Pew Midstates Science and Mathematics Consortium.  Visit them at

To meet the needs of individuals, businesses, organizations and communities, Iowa Valley Continuing Education offers classes, workshops and seminars throughout the four-county area. Many programs and services fall into the categories of health careers, general interest, fitness and recreation, computers, professional development and/or relicensure, college preparatory, and home and family.  Visit their Web site at

In addition, Iowa Workforce Development has several tools to assist job seekers needing to identify skills, abilities and interests for employment. For more information, contact IWD staff in Iowa Falls, Marshalltown or Grinnell.



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