Drake University, a mid-sized, private university and home of the world-famous Drake Relays, is recognized as a top value in education (The Princeton Review, Kiplinger’s, etc.), and ranked fifth nationally for academic quality and first in Iowa for highest paid graduates. A respected education is also affordable, thanks to generous scholarships and Drake’s Tuition Guarantee, which locks in tuition cost while you earn your degree.
Your education will be personal and customized, with an exceptional 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio and accomplished professors focused on teaching, mentorship and connecting you to outstanding professional opportunities in Iowa’s capital city and beyond. You’ll also benefit from Drake’s supportive, welcoming campus community and all of the clubs, concerts, festivals and fun traditions that happen here.
The result? Success: 99% of students launch a career or enter graduate school within six months of graduation.
General Information (2017-2018)
Financial Aid: 515-271-2905
|FAFSA Code: 001860
ACT Code: 1302
SAT Code: 6169
|Enrollment: 3,340||On-Campus Room & Board: $10,158|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees: $38,916||Estimated Books & Supplies: $1,100|
|Types of Programs: Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Journalism||Minimum Admission Requirement: HS diploma or equivalent|
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