Drake University

Des Moines, IA

Questions and Answers

Gracie J.
3 months ago
What is the average test scores and GPA of admitted students for Drake University?
Olivia F.
3 months ago
Where can I find scholarships opportunities that Drake University offers?
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Heather M.
3 months ago
Can transfer students enroll in the 3/3 program with the Law School?
Maddy W.
3 months ago
Does Drake University have a marching band, and can freshman join?
Drake University
Yes! Drake offers ensemble bands as well as marching band. Students are able to be a part of the program with any major and potentially receive a scholarship after auditioning!
Ritesh P.
4 months ago
Where can I find your school's housing fees?
Drake University
Here is a summary of Drakes hosing and tuition fees for the 2021-2022 school year: https://www.drake.edu/finaid/tuition/ If you have any other questions please do not hesitate to reach out! My email is nick.drahozal@drake.edu
Sharon R.
5 months ago
Where can I find information about your school's art teaching degrees?
Drake University
Drake offers a wide variety of teaching endorsements. Here is a link to that information https://www.drake.edu/soe/endorsements/artendorsement/. If you have any other questions I can answer them! My email is nick.drahozal@drake.edu

Academic details

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

Diversity statistics

80% White
5% Hispanic
4% Asian
4% Black
3% Multiracial
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Common Careers

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

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$42,840 / year
While we do our best to show up-to-date information, due to COVID-19 and other factors out of our control, it is possible that the data we are showing about test requirements, application deadlines, and more, are inaccurate. Please verify with the college itself via their website to ensure you are aware of all requirements and deadlines.