Des Moines, IA
Drake University


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Recent Reviews

Autumn
What is your overall opinion of this school?

It is amazing! I can't imagine going anywhere else! For me, it's the overall Drake culture that keeps me going. The faculty, ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It is amazing! I can't imagine going anywhere else! For me, it's the overall Drake culture that keeps me going. The faculty, the students, the opportunities are all apart of what makes Drake unique! Not to mention all the organizations to make your free time productive! Go Bulldogs!

Grant
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Drake is a wonderful campus with some many opportunities for students of all types. Drake talks about diversity in their miss...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Drake is a wonderful campus with some many opportunities for students of all types. Drake talks about diversity in their mission statement, and it shows through their efforts to be inclusive of everyone. Drake provides students with all necessary tools for success. Whether it be helping out with a resume, ordering business cards, or connecting students to local businesses for internships and jobs, Drake is willing to help in any way possible to make our experience at Drake the best it can possibly be.

Kelsey
What is your overall opinion of this school?

A great school that wants students to succeed in all areas of life, especially academically. There is a lot of things to do o...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

A great school that wants students to succeed in all areas of life, especially academically. There is a lot of things to do on campus and off campus that offer a wide variety for interests of all types. The facilities on campus are new and great. Drake really strives to be one of the top schools not only in the state, but in the country!

Meri
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Based on the unique opportunities the school provides, I chose Drake University. I saw my sisters journey through Drake, and ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Based on the unique opportunities the school provides, I chose Drake University. I saw my sisters journey through Drake, and I knew that it was the school for me. My sister was able to graduate in 3 years, minimizing college debt; she was sought out to receive a full-ride to Drake Law; through her involvement, she was able to build connections with professors and gain new networks throughout Des Moines. From personally viewing her success, I knew that if I could gain similar opportunities to her, I would be unstoppable in my future. I have been able to work with the staff to create a schedule where I can graduate within 3 years, which will save me over $30,000. Due to the hands-on staff, and strong opportunities, I am proud I am a Bulldog.

Morgan
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I really like the school they have a great program in my area of interests and professors are very accessible. Class sizes ar...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I really like the school they have a great program in my area of interests and professors are very accessible. Class sizes are smaller so I don't feel like a number and professor better gets to know the students. The food is okay, but there are a few close places off campus. The dorms are pretty nice. They are up to date and fairly large for dorm rooms. However, they can get really humid and musty.

Emma
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I love Drake! There are so many clubs and sports for the students to participate in. It is very easy for students to be invol...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love Drake! There are so many clubs and sports for the students to participate in. It is very easy for students to be involved, and is strongly encouraged that you do so. There is always some kind of event going on to keep the students busy. The class size makes it easy for the students to get to know their professors and excel in whatever it is that they are doing.

miriam
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Drake offers many opportunities for many students, I chose to attend Drake this fall because I fell in love with the campus a...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Drake offers many opportunities for many students, I chose to attend Drake this fall because I fell in love with the campus and with the programs. profesers take the time to get to know the students and work with them to fulfill their dreams and aspirations.

Cheyann
What is your overall opinion of this school?

This school is a place where students can fully thrive. Whether it is through their studies, involvements, or community engag...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

This school is a place where students can fully thrive. Whether it is through their studies, involvements, or community engagement, there is more than a few things for everyone. Along with students being so driven, the faculty and staff is just as, if not more passionate about helping students and other employees to achieve so much in the unique culture that is Drake University. It can improve on its quality of campus dining food and being more connected with the Des Moines community.

Angelica
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Drake University is an amazing place to further your education. We brought Drake (the raper) to Drake ( the school) so we are...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Drake University is an amazing place to further your education. We brought Drake (the raper) to Drake ( the school) so we are pretty cool. The class sizes are small, typically around 30, which is an awesome chance to get to know the wonderful professors. Also there are so many ways to get involved from greek life to being a resident hall ambassador to being on an inter mural team. 10/10 recommend Drake University!

Quynh
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Very friendly staff and welcoming students who are always willing to meet new people and are, often time, great conversationa...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Very friendly staff and welcoming students who are always willing to meet new people and are, often time, great conversationalists. Housing can be improved, and the food can definitely be improved, albeit being somewhat decent. They're not very well known for sports aside from Women's Basketball. The pace and standard for the science department is very challenging and demands a lot of commitment and outside-of-class review, which becomes even more intense during the spring semesters when it is only roughly 3.5 months compared to the fall, which means there are exams every few weeks.

Details

  • Enrollment
  • 3,383
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $30,889
  • Acceptance rate
  • 66%

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