Drake University

2507 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA

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Questions and Answers about Drake University

Sarah C.
11 months ago
What opportunities or programs does your school have in place to help first-year students acclimate to college life?
Drake University
As a first year student at Drake, you will be placed in a First-Year Seminar. This is an interest based class capped at 20 students and is designed to help you get acclimated to Drake's campus. You will be living with this class in the dorms and they will also be your welcome weekend cohort! As well, we encourage first-year students to get involved on campus right away.
Haley P.
11 months ago
How does Drake ensure that diversity, equity, and inclusion is shown throughout the college?
Edona K.
1 year ago
What housing options are available for first year Drake University students?
Drake University
First year students at Drake can request to live in a single, double, or triple dorm room. Des Moines residents can also request commuter status.
Angel S.
1 year ago
How does Drake handle on-campus students who have tested positive for COVID-19?
Sarah N.
1 year ago
What are Drake University's updated COVID-19 policies?
Madeline N.
1 year ago
Are there any faculty-supported work-study programs at Drake?
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Majors offered at Drake University

Biggest majors
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Academics at Drake University

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Less Selective (68% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution
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Common careers for Drake University students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Marketing Manager78k
Executive Director75k
Marketing Director75k
Actuarial Analyst64k
Digital Marketing Manager64k
Marketing Coordinator42k
Graphic Designer38k
Based on 5,012 student responses
53.4kAvg. Early Career Pay
103.4kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
50%in High-Meaning careers
7%in STEM careers

Net price of attending Drake University

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