View tuition due dates and Financial Aid disbursement dates. Tuition will be billed after the registration period ends. All adjustments will be billed after the drop/add period closes.
Tuition, fees and policies for the University’s education programs are subject to change.
View previous year’s tuition and fees
Tuition, fees and other balances reflected as University accounts receivable are to be paid in the accounting office, which is located on the fourth floor of the Academic Center, room 417. Please make payments payable to Des Moines University (DMU). If mailing payments, please send to:
Accounting Department Des Moines University 3200 Grand Avenue Des Moines, IA 50312
Accepted forms of payments are: cash, eCheck, check (personal, loan, scholarship, certified and money order), electronic funds transfers of loan disbursements and credit card.
DMU accepts eChecks, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. Credit card payment is only accepted on the portion of tuition not covered by financial aid (including loan funds and/or scholarships). To make a credit card or eCheck payment, students must log into the Student Finance portal in myPulse Self-Service.
All seat deposits will be applied toward tuition. Governed by federal regulations, student loan disbursements will be applied to student tuition accounts within three working days after DMU receives EFT disbursements from lenders or after DMU receives endorsed lender checks from students.
Failure to pay an account in full by the tuition due date will result in the following:
This policy is applicable when:
Upon receiving an official acceptance to return, tuition and fees will be assessed. Tuition and fees are due when the student registers or the first day of class, whichever comes first. The returning student is subject to all tuition and fee payment, tuition and fee policies and procedures, financial aid, etc. and University policies that are in effect at the time. Enrollment status will be based on number of credit hours and determined according to the current enrollment status policy.
The returning student that is required to repeat courses will be charged the repeated course fee for each course.
Tuition and fees will be charged at the current academic year’s published rate.
Per current federal policy, we will distribute refunds of financial aid as follows:
Students with employer agreements are subject to the same payment terms as private pay. Students will be responsible for securing reimbursement from their employer. Any credit balance that would result from employer payments received in addition to student payments will be refunded to the student within five business days of the date the credit balance was created.
Tuition refunds for courses dropped during the registration period will be processed within five business days after the registration period closes. Refunds to credit cards may take 5-10 business days to appear in your credit card account. There are no tuition refunds for courses dropped after the add/drop deadline.