Drake University

#735
Most Influential School
#677
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 ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
6,62468%78%123527

How Much Does Drake University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$44,188$178
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage 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 BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
3,4732,725748

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

Law
#303
World Rank
Literature
#491
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Business
#581
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Communications
#305
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Education
#1020
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History
#526
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Political Science
#713
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Biology
#1598
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Medical
#1640
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Chemistry
#1412
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Philosophy
#972
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Mathematics
#1281
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Religious Studies
#1225
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Economics
#1084
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Psychology
#1026
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Physics
#1564
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Computer Science
#2246
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Sociology
#830
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Anthropology
#1220
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Who Are Drake University's Most Influential Alumni?

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

Dennis McKnight
An American football player.
Herman J. Severson
An American judge .
Wynn Speece
An American radio personality.
Gwendolyn Wilson Fowler
An African-American pharmacist.
Bruce B. Zager
An American judge.
Miriam Weiner
A Jewish genealogist, columnist, Routes to Roots genealogy tours, head of Routes to Roots Foundation.
Lorri Bauman
A College basketball player.
Frances Kinne
An American author.
Kahlil Carter
An American football player.
McCoy McLemore
An American basketball player.
Willie Wise
Willie Wise
An American basketball player.
Felix Wright
An American football player.