Des Moines University

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world rank  3034

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Founded in 1898, Des Moines University is a non-profit private specialized higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Des Moines (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Iowa. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Des Moines University (DMU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Des Moines University (DMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 122 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. DMU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym DMU
Founded 1898
Motto Improving global human health through higher education
Colours Purple

University Location

Address 3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines
50312 Iowa
United States
Tel +1 (515) 271 1400
Fax +1

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
International
students
Not reported 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines 50312
(515) 271 1400
(800) 240 2767

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Other
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers
2000 Classification Medical schools and medical centers
Size & Setting Exclusively graduate/professional institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively graduate
Undergraduate Profile Not classified (Exclusively Graduate) institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Des Moines University's Library
Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 12,958 physical volumes, 784 physical media, 1 digital/electronic media and 83 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
  • American Podiatric Medical Association, Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021