Drake University

Address:
2507 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311-4505
Phone:
515-271-2011
Website:
http://www.drake.edu
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About Drake University

Drake University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. 80% or more of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrad students reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school only awards research doctorate degrees in education. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate3,548
 Graduate2,105
 Total5,653
GenderFemale58%
 Male42%
Student Age% Under 2574%
 % 25 and Over26%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time78%
 % Part-time22%
Race/Ethnicity% White73.7%
 % Black2.8%
 % Asian3.0%
 % Latino1.7%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Race Unknown13.8%
 % International student5%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal5,848
 % Admitted65%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled23%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT14%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT96%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800650 / 800
 SAT Math550 / 800670 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite24 / 3630 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$25
 Graduate Application Fee$25
 In-State Tuition & Fees$26,960
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$26,960
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid98%
 % Undergraduates with Loans57%
 % Undergraduates with Grants98%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$900
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,130
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,560
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Des Moines Area

Median Age33.9
Median Household Income$44,997
Total Population203,386
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.5% 51.5%
 Age 0-950.5%49.5%
 Age 10-1752.1%47.9%
 Age 18-2446.1%53.9%
 Age 25-2950.1%49.9%
 Age 30-3950.2%49.8%
 40+47.2%52.8%
Race/Ethnicity% White77.4%
 % Black10.3%
 % Asian4.6%
 % Latino11.5%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.4%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,130
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$610
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50049.5%26.5%5.8%
 $500 to $74934.8%55.3%0.0%
 $750 to $99912.2%12.7%35.4%
 Over $10003.5%5.5%10.8%
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