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Drake University

2507 University Avenue 
Des Moines IA 50311 

(515) 271-2011


General Information

  • Campus Setting City: Midsize
  • Type of School Private, not-for-profit
    4-year or Above

  • Total Enrollment 4,753 (3,516 undergraduate)
  • Programs Offered Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  • Calendar Semester
  • Student-to-Faculty Ratio 14 to 1
  • Distance Learning Opportunities Yes

Student Body

  • Full Time / Part Time 71% / 29%
  • Men / Women (Full Time) 48% / 52%
  • Undergraduate / Graduate 73% / 27%
  • In-State / Out-of-State 30% / 70%

Breakdown of Student Population by Ethnicity


Breakdown of Student Population by Ethnicity

Estimated Cost & Financial Aid

  • Tuition & Fees $25,680
  • Room & Board$7,800
  • Percentage of Students
    Receiving Any Financial Aid
    89%
  • Average Financial Aid Package$21,055
  • Average Indebtedness at Graduation$32,318
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Undergraduate Admissions

  • Total Number of Applicants4,786
  • Students Admitted 3,319 (69%)
  • Students Enrolled902 (19%)
  • Average High School GPA3.67
  • Students in top 10% of HS Class41%
  • SAT Critical Reading (Middle 50%) 520-640
  • SAT Critical Math (Middle 50%) 550-660
  • SAT Critical Writing (Middle 50%) N/A
  • ACT Composite (Middle 50%) 24-29
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