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Drake University


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Drake University
2507 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311-4505
General Information515-271-2011
TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedBachelor's degree, Doctor's degree - research/scholarship, Master's degree, Doctor's degree - professional practice, Post-master's certificate
Campus SettingCity, Midsize
Campus HousingYes
Student Population 5,616 (3,527 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13 to 1

Mission Statement

Drake's mission is to provide an exceptional learning environment that prepares students for meaningful personal lives- professional accomplishments- and responsible global citizenship. The Drake experience is distinguished by collaborative learning among students- faculty- and staff and by the integration of the liberal arts and sciences with professional preparation.
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Study abroad
Teacher certification
Not applicable
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
3 percent or less
Credit Accepted  
Dual credit
Advanced placement credits
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 273145
Instructional 273145
Research and Public Service 00
Total Graduate Assistants -0
Instructional -0
Research and Public Service -0