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DES MOINES, IOWA

THE GREATEST CITY IN THE WORLD


Ok, we might be a little biased, but we think Des Moines, Iowa, is pretty great. After all, it's been our home since 1899! As the state capital, Des Moines is a golden hub of culture and entertainment in the Midwest. We think you'll like calling it home too!

WHY DES MOINES?


Welcome to a community where art and culture meet affordable living, where outdoor adventures happen on winding river trails, and nightlife always beckons.

Short commute times make it easy to experience all the region has to offer. For young professionals, families, and empty nesters alike, DSM is the place to call home (Greater Des Moines Partnership, 2020).
 

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RANKEDON TOP

+ #3 Best Affordable Place to Live in the U.S. — U.S. News & World Report, 2019
+ #5 Best Place to Live — U.S. News & World Report, 2019
+ #7 Best Place for Business and Careers — Forbes, 2018
+ #8 Best Job Market for 2018 — ZipRecruiter, 2018
+ Top 10 Best City for Quality of Life — NerdWallet, 2017

Living in Des Moines

Affordable living, exciting events, growing communities — do we need to keep going? 

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THINGS TO DO

From festivals and markets to shopping and sports — Des Moines has it all.

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DOWNTOWN DES MOINES

Located just a short walk from campus, downtown DSM is host to vibrant fairs and events you won't want to miss!

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