68%

Acceptance Rate

$24,115

Avg.Financial Aid

001860

FAFSA Code

About Drake University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

4,869

Website

www.drake.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

2507 University Avenue

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5152712011
Fax: 5152712954
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. The rankings of eductional institutions by Forbes and US News are considered a reliable source by applicants and experts. The ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. However, Drake University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

68%

SAT Range

1140 - 1360

ACT Range

24 - 30

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. The students are required to submit a fee along with the admission form, in order to be considered for admission at Drake University. It is a non-refundable amount. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1100-1370, it would improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 24 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Drake University is 27. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 2507 University Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50311-4505, or call (515) 271-2011.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$29,511

Average Annual Cost

$41,250

Books And Supplies

$1,100

Other Fees

$146

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,528

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,700

Total One Year Cost

$56,724

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to DU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $58,488. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($42,840), books and supplies ($1,100), room and boarding ($10,848), and budget for other expenses ($3,700). For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

89%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$280

Faculty Overview

51%

Male Professors

49%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Marketing

75 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

74 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

70 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

60 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

59 Graduates

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences,...

44 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

41 Graduates

Legal Professions and Studies, Othe...

37 Graduates

Journalism

31 Graduates

Political Science and Government

31 Graduates

Psychology, General

31 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

30 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

28 Graduates

Biology, General

27 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

25 Graduates

Sociology

23 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

22 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

20 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

20 Graduates

International Business

20 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

18 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

18 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

16 Graduates

Mathematics

16 Graduates

Economics

14 Graduates

History

14 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

13 Graduates

Music

13 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

13 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

12 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

10 Graduates

Chemistry

8 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

8 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

8 Graduates

Business, Management, Marketing, an...

5 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

5 Graduates

Philosophy

4 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, Other

4 Graduates

Physics

3 Graduates

Anthropology

2 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

3,015

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

16%

Full-time

94%

Part-time

6%

Students Gender

Male

42%

US National: 44%

Female

58%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

77% White

1% Unknown

5% Black

6% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

4% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

64%

Out Of State

35%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$70,375 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 97% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

97%

Undergrads in College Housing

70%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,692/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,836/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,836/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bulldog

School Colors

blue and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Pioneer Football League

Total Male Athletes

209

Total Female Athletes

171

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At DU, $10,848 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Drake University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at DU costs around $4,836 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 41% male and 59% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$46,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$58,300/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$16,000

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$166 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$24,115

Students Receiving Federal Grants

18%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,512

Students Receiving State Aid

12%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,623

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$22,437

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$31,209

$30K - $48K

$28,565

$48K - $75K

$27,383

$75K - $110K

$24,744

> $110K

$21,185

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$796,911

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$21,652,685

In case the students at Drake University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average financial aid at Drake University is around $23,903 and the federal grant is $5,405. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $5,773, while the institutional aid is $23,903. At DU, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $796,911 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $21,652,685.

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