Drake University Comparison

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Overview

Drake
Location Des Moines, IA
Setting Midsize City
Enrollment 4,774
Type Private 4 Year
National Ranking #119
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Website drake.edu
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Costs

Drake
Tuition (In State) $44,198
Tuition (Out of State) $44,198
Room & Board $11,152
Avg Net Price $30,321
Avg Grant Aid $27,511
% Receiving Grant Aid 100%

Admission

Drake
Applied 6,624
Admitted 4,499
Acceptance Rate 67.9%
Enrolled % 16.4%
Avg High School GPA 3.68
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Very High
Applicant Competition Low
ACT Range 23/30
SAT Range 1110/1340
Submit Test Scores Considered but not required
Application Deadline

Academics

Drake
Student to Faculty Ratio 10:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (39%)
  • Communication (12%)
  • Social Sciences (10%)
  • Education (8%)
  • Biology (6%)

Outcomes

Drake
Graduation Rate 75%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $68,500
Making Student Loan Payments 84%
Median Student Loan Debt $26,000
Median Loan Payment $268

Diversity

Drake
% Men 38%
% Women 62%
Racial Diversity Low
HBCU No
% White 79%
% Black 4%
% Hispanic 4%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 2%
% International 7%
% Unknown Race 0%

Students

Drake
% In-State 30%
% Out-of-State 68%

Campus

Drake
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/