Des Moines University is optimally located for easy access to downtown Des Moines and local suburbs. Grand Avenue is full of apartments and condos within walking distance of the campus. If urban dwelling isn’t your desire, Altoona, Johnston, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, West Des Moines and Windsor Heights are within a 20-minute commute.
Need a roommate?
About 50 percent of DMU students find roommates via the Classifieds on DMU Pulse or the class Facebook group.
Need a place?
More than 60 percent of DMU students live within a 10-minute walk from campus. Find your place: