The financial aid office provides students with necessary financial aid information to help identify options available to finance their education. The office provides a variety of services to students including; financial aid presentations, small group workshops and individual counseling sessions throughout their education.
DMU awarded over $2.7 million in scholarships in the 2016-2017 academic year.
DMU’s cost of attendance budgets are an average of what expenses may be and is also the maximum you can receive. You can request any amount of financial aid up to the DMU student budget for your class. Federal regulations do not allow the financial aid office to certify a student for more than the student budget (this includes all financial aid resources including but not limited to loans, scholarships, NHSC, HPSP (military) or any other form of financial aid a student may be receiving).
Des Moines University is a private institution and has the same tuition for in-state and out-of-state students.
The financial aid office is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and is located on fourth floor of the Academic Center.