Purdue University Global – Des Moines Campus

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School Overview

Purdue Global at Des Moines offers certificates, as well as associates, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees in a wide variety of fields. Many graduates of the campus are able to find employment throughout the Midwest, according to Purdue Global.

Educational Amenities

All of Purdue Global-Des Moines’ educational programs and services are housed in its 30,000 square foot building, which consists of:

  • Specially designed classrooms
  • A student lounge with vending machines, couches, and kitchenette
  • Computer labs with high-speed internet, whiteboards, LCD monitors, and ceiling projector
  • Tutoring services in a variety of subjects
  • A Career Development Center to help you polish your resume and identify option positions you may qualify for
  • An E-learning Center Lab, which serves as an online classroom for students who are taking online classes

In addition, Purdue Global- Des Moines offers students hands-on experience in two program-specific labs:

  • The Firearms Training Room simulates actual police officer scenarios of interactions with the public. Students get to use equipment, including a handgun simulator, rooftop flasher unit, and a portable speaker system.
  • The Medical Facilities Lab is for students seeking experience in a clinical setting similar to a hospital or clinic. The lab contains equipment, such as lab machines, birthing simulators and mannequins, and oxygen machines.

General Information

4655 121st Street
Urbandale, IA 50323
515-727-2100
800-987-7734

Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(515) 727-2100
Website:www.kaplanuniversity.edu/des-moines-iowa.aspx
Type of School:4-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online:
Address:4655 121st Street, Urbandale, IA 50323
Setting:21
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:837
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):100%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:171 (20% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$15,352
Out-of-state Tuition:$15,352
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:75%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$6,788

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2343
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1223
Education123
Health Professions and Related Programs10579
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service5443
Legal Professions and Studies2222
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Natural Resources and Conservation11
Psychology422
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1212
Social Sciences11
Grand total25203029

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2343
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1223
Education123
Health Professions and Related Programs8379
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service5443
Legal Professions and Studies2222
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Natural Resources and Conservation11
Psychology422
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1212
Social Sciences11
Grand total23183029

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$15,352
Out-of-state$15,352
Books and supplies$0

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,140
Out-of-state$10,140

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid675%
Grant or scholarship aid563%$6,788
Student loan aid675%$8,945

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid56277%$5,094
Federal student loans50569%$7,375

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment837
Undergraduate enrollment729
Graduate enrollment108

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus Accreditation

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    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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