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Des Moines University is a private, not-for-profit, osteopathic health sciences university located in Des Moines, Iowa. According to the school’s statement, Des Moines University’s mission is, “to improve lives in our global community by educating diverse groups of highly competent and compassionate health professionals.” The school’s history begins with the founding of the Dr. S.S. Still College of Osteopathy in 1898. Continued growth in enrollment and expanded academic offerings occurred throughout the ensuing decades. In 1981, the school was renamed the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences following the addition of two new colleges. By the end of the decade, the university had added programs for physician assistants, health care administration, and physical therapy.

Today, Des Moines University serves a student body of over 1800 offering nine graduate degrees through its system of three colleges: College of Osteopathic Medicine; College of Podiatric Medicine; and College of Health Sciences. DMU is the largest medical school in Iowa (with approximately 840 students enrolled in the osteopathic college) and one of the twenty largest medical schools in the United States. It is also the second oldest osteopathic school in the nation. The school’s nine degree programs include: osteopathic medicine; podiatric medicine; physical therapy; post-professional physical therapy; physician assistant studies; health care administration; public health; biomedical sciences; and anatomy.

The DMU campus complex is situated on 24 acres in a historic section of Des Moines. The campus consists of six major buildings including the Olsen Medical Education Center, the Academic Center, and Richard M. Ryan Hall. The campus is also home to the Des Moines University Clinic, a comprehensive family services center where DMU students receive training as part of their education programs. On-campus housing is not offered at DMU, although private housing options are available within walking distance of the campus.

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