Ankeny, Iowa, is a trendy, suburban community just north of Des Moines, and is one of the fastest-growing cities in America. With a population of more than 60,000, Ankeny is noted for its many community services, shopping, restaurants, and recreational options.
The District, a new commercial and residential development hub located five minutes south of Faith’s campus, has recently added a new 55,000 square foot state-of-the-art library, a new bowling alley, and a 90-room hotel. New restaurants, shopping spaces, and coffee shops are planned for this bustling area.
Looking for great recreational opportunities? Biking and hiking trails abound in and around the Ankeny area, and the City of Ankeny has plans to “showcase Ankeny as a trail destination,” further connecting it to the adjacent High Trestle Trail.
The college enjoys a good relationship with the Ankeny community, its leaders, and businesses. Come visit us, and see what makes Ankeny such a desirable place to learn, work, and live!
Ankeny, Iowa – At a Glance
#1 State to Live
US News & World Report (2018)
#2 Best State in America for Opportunity
US News & World Report (2019)
#4 Fastest-Growing City in America
Ankeny, IA (2018)
#7 Best Places to Live in America
Iowa, CNBC.com (2018)
#37 Best City to Live in America
Money Magazine (2013)
Here is a list of hotels who have discounted-rate agreements with Faith Baptist Bible College. Please be sure to mention Faith Baptist Bible College when making reservations in order to secure the discounted rate (Blackout dates apply)!
Comfort Inn, Ankeny
$89.99 plus taxes for a King/Double Queen Room
Homewood Suites, Ankeny
$115 for a Studio Suite. Call the number below for reservations.
About the Des Moines Metro
Faith Baptist Bible College is located in the heart of Iowa, just ten miles north of Des Moines (Iowa’s capital), with easy access from the crossroads of America at the Interstate 35/Interstate 80 corridor.
Des Moines, like Ankeny, has become a popular destination for families and young professionals and is consistently ranked in the top ten places to live and work in America.
With a population of more than 300,000, the Greater Des Moines area provides abundant opportunities for employment, recreation, sightseeing, and shopping. The many independent, fundamental Baptist churches in the area provide a significant variety of ministry and Christian service opportunities.