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Acceptance Rate 68 %
SAT Average 1,250
Tuition & Fees $42,840
Student Population 4,869
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $21,286

Drake University Academic Overview

Drake University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Des Moines, Iowa. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and total 4,869 students are enrolled into Drake University. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 68% and the graduation rate is 78% last year.

2020 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2019-2020, Drake University tuition and fees are $42,840 for all students. For graduate school, its 2020 tuition and fees are $11,818 for all graduate students.

Drake University 2020 Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate$42,840
Graduate$11,818
[Chart] Drake University 2019-2020 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics at Drake University

Next chart illustrates the 2020 key academic stats at Drake University. The acceptance rate of Drake University is 68% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 16%. The average graduation rate is 78% and no students have transferred out from the school. Total 4,869 students are attending Drake University including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. The average received amount of financial aid is $21,286 and 96 students received grants of scholarship aid (3.18% of total undergraduate students). Total 4,869 students are attending Drake University including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

[Chart] Drake University Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for Drake University is 68 %.
Graduation Rate for Drake University is 78 %
Retention Rate for Drake University is 89 %
Student Population for Drake University is 4,869
Student to Faculty Rate for Drake University is 10 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $21,286 at Drake University.

Drake University Directory Information

Offered Degrees

Drake University offers 79 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists the number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Drake University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree600
Master's Degree161
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship10
Doctor's degree - professional practice20

Special Learning Opportunities

Drake University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Special Learning Opportunities at Drake University
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,577)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,836)

Veterans Benefits

Drake University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.

Veterans Benefits at Drake University
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Accepted Credits at Drake University

Drake University accepts following credits that their students have earned.

Accepted Credits at Drake University
Dual Credits
Credits for life experiences
Advanced Placement (AP) credits