Drake University

country rank  473
world rank  1279

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University Overview

Established in 1881, Drake University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Des Moines (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Iowa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Drake University (Drake) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Drake University (Drake) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 136 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Drake also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym Drake
Founded 1881
Motto Veritas
Truth
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 2507 University Avenue
Des Moines (population range: 50,000-249,999)
50311-4505 Iowa
United States
T +1 (515) 271 2011
F +1 (515) 271 2831

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 2507 University Avenue
Des Moines 50311-4505
+1 (515) 271 3181
800 443 7253

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Drake University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018