Des Moines University

country rank  1091
world rank  3636

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University Overview

Founded in 1898, Des Moines University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Des Moines (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Iowa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Des Moines University (DMU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Des Moines University (DMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 121 years old 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.

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 (population range: 50,000-249,999)
50312 Iowa
United States
T +1 (515) 271 1400
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Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
Not reported over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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
+1 (515) 271 1400
(800) 240 2767

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Other
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Des Moines University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes

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)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019