Drake University Top Questions

What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?


When I brag about my school, I brag about the Drake Relays, but more importantly, the quality of the people that attend Drake. I have never before been surrounded by such motivated, genuine, like-minded individuals. I am proud to attend the same school as every single one of them. On top of being kind individuals, they are all intelligent and have worked for everything that they have accomplished. Everyone is involved on the campus, so it is easy to make great friends.


The awesome people that attend Drake University. Also being in the business school I feel that I am being giving the best opportunity to get the job I want coming out of college


When I tell my friends about my school, I tell them more about the pharmacy program I am enrolled in. I tell them how it is a 6-year program that I will be completing in 5 years and how it is possible to graduate with both a Doctor in Pharmacy and an MBA.


My group of friends through my sorority.


My school provides an exceptional learning environment that prepares students for meaningful personal lives, professional accomplishments, and responsible global citizenship. The Drake experience is distiguished by collabrative learning among students, faculty, and staff, and by integration of liberal arts and sciences with professional preparation.


The feeling I get on campus is the most important thing about this school to me. It's sometimes hard to describe, but I can compare it being home. It seems totally comfortable to me, from the first day I set foot on the campus. It feels as though I belong here, and the school welcomes people from many various lifestyles in the same way it welcomed me. I think that is awesome, and always take pride in the comfort Drake seems to provide to everyone, regardless of their differences.


How small the classes are, how much attention teachers give you, and how well your classes prepare you for your job - the internships are awesome, too.


How much fun I had.


I brag about our men's basketball team and the business fraternity that I am in. I also brag about the people who go to Drake as well as the professor that I have.


Close to home


The campus is almost perfect size and you can find all different types of people and groups. The professors are very friendly and helpful and the classes are good size. If you like to go out on the weekends you can find different things to do.


Good social life available for everyone, no matter what they're interest are (such as if they do or dont want to drink, etc.)


The quality of the education and size of the classes, plus internship availability.


Drake is academically challenging, and has great parties. My dorm was brand new, and really put together. The campus is beautiful, and the people are friendly.