School Overview

Drake University is a Private, 4 years college located in Des Moines, Iowa. Drake ranked 2nd in Iowa Colleges and 1st in Federal Region VII.
It has a total enrollment of 4,774 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. Drake's acceptance rate is 69.07% last year (undergraduate school).
Drake University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Contact Information
Address2507 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311-4505
Admission Information
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School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Drake University is 69.07% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 13.85%. The application fees are $50 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate69.07 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)13.85 %
Graduate Application Fees$50

Tuition & Fees

Drake's 2022 tuition & fees is $45,912 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $11,988.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$45,912
Graduate Tuition & Fees$11,988
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 4,774 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 1,430 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Drake has 2,848 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,926 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students4,774
Undergraduate Students2,848
Graduate Students1,926
Online Enrollment1,430

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs85 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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