Drake University

Acceptance Rate 68 %
SAT Average 1,225
Tuition & Fees $44,376
Student Population 4,774
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $25,777

Academic Overview

Drake University Campus, Des Moines, IA
Drake University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Des Moines, Iowa. 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 2021 tuition & fees are $44,376 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 4,774 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 68% and the graduation rate is 78% last year.
The salary after graduation from Drake University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $68,700. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Drake University are $44,376. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $11,932 on average.
Drake University 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Drake. The acceptance rate of Drake is 68% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 17%. The average graduation rate is 78% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $25,777 and 97% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 4,774 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Drake University is 68 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Drake University is 78 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Drake University is 89 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Drake University is 4,774
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Drake University is 10 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
10 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $25,777 at Drake University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Drake offers 83 major programs through online and on-site education where 1 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree610
Master's Degree171
Post Master's Degree10
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship10
Doctor's degree - professional practice30

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
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
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