Drake University

#1069 / #324
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School
Private university in Des Moines, Iowa

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About Drake University

According to Wikipedia, Drake University is a private university in Des Moines, Iowa. It offers undergraduate and graduate programs, including professional programs in business, law, and pharmacy. Drake's law school is among the 25 oldest in the United States.

Drake University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
6,624 68% 78% 1235 27

How Much Does Drake University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $25,212
30K - 48K $24,060
48K - 75K $26,589
75K - 110K $30,031
110K+ $32,411

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Drake University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Drake University, then you can expect to earn an average of $68,700 per year. You also have a 94% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Drake University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
3,473 2,725 748

Where is Drake University?

Drake University is located at 2507 University Avenue, Des Moines IA 50311-4505

How Safe is Drake University?

Des Moines has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Drake University Known For?

Drake University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Drake University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Drake University's Most Influential Alumni?

Drake University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Sociology, Communications, and Law. Here are some of Drake University's most famous alumni:

Bill Bryson
Bill Bryson
An American author.
Susan Glaspell
Susan Glaspell
An American writer .
Carol Hanisch
An American feminist and writer.
Brian Wansink
Brian Wansink
An American nutritionist.
Laurie Dann
Laurie Dann
An American murderer .
S. S. Still
An American physician.
Jessie Taft
Jessie Taft
An American social worker.
Mark Doty
Mark Doty
A Poet, memoirist.
Larry Zox
An American painter .
Clark R. Mollenhoff
An American journalist.
Matthew Stover
Matthew Stover
An American writer.
Ray Rizzo
Ray Rizzo
An American electronic sports player.

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