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Des Moines University

College of Osteopathic Medicine

Des Moines, IA

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Des Moines University

Overview

Des Moines University / College of Osteopathic Medicine is located in Des Moines, IA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Osteopathy (DO)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 204

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam MCAT
National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners Exam Level 1 and 2

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,350
Applied
480
Accepted
221
Enrolled
14%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam MCAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; 8 hours of course work in biology, chemistry, organic chemistry, and physics; 3 hours of biochemistry; 6 hours of course work in English; interview

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards July 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

872
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.06%
Black or African American 0.57%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.11%
Asian 9.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.96%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

62
Total faculty
Full-time - 40
Part-time - 22
Male (42)
Female (20)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cardiovascular, infectious disease, cancer immunology, cell signaling nociception
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA  50312-4104
United States
Contact Dr. Kendall Reed
Dean
Email: kendall.reed@dmu.edu
Phone: 515-271-1515
Fax: 515-271-1532

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