• Control: Private
  • Carnegie Classification: Special
  • Institution: 4 Year
  • Enrollment: <3000

2022 Recognition Categories

  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging
  • Faculty & Staff Well-being
  • Job Satisfaction & Support
  • Professional Development
  • Supervisor/Department Chair Effectiveness

What makes your college a great place to work?

Employee Comment

I appreciate the commitment to wellness and diversity. I think the people that work here are great. The mission is one that I value. I enjoy the experiences and opportunities and challenges presented at DMU.

President's Statement

Des Moines University is an exceptional graduate health sciences institution because of our strong collaborative spirit. We embrace our core values and live a commitment to inclusivity and wellness. Focusing on quality, we set a standard for excellence in teaching, learning and research. We place the highest emphasis on respect for the dignity and diversity of the entire campus community. The University is a great place to work because the people make us all DMU proud!

Vital Statistics


  • Fulltime Admin: 14
  • Fulltime Eps: 122
  • Fulltime Faculty: 79
  • Fulltime Non-Exempt Staff: 83

    Average Annual Salary

  • Faculty: $132,333
  • Administration: $268,717
  • Exempt Professional Staff: $89,667
  • Non-exempt Staff: $46,882

    Voluntary Turnover Rate

  • Full-time Faculty: 8%
  • Full-time Staff: 13%
  • 4 Years Recognized
  • 1 Years of Honor Roll

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