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Drake University

Drake University

2507 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311-4505
(515) 271-2011

Founded in 1881, Drake University is a 4-year research institution. Drake, which is 2.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Des Moines, IA. This university is the 14th largest institution in the state of Iowa. It offers subjects including psychology and international business. It offers two certificates, 59 bachelors level degrees, 16 degrees at the masters level, and three doctoral level degrees to students. 5,616 students pursued degrees from the 73 programs at this research university in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this university. It is one of 4 research universities in Iowa.

Admission

5,848 students applied to Drake for admission in 2010. This university admitted under two-thirds of the applicants or 3,801 students. 58% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

5,848 students applied to Drake for admission in 2010. This university admitted under two-thirds of the applicants or 3,801 students. 58% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 65%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 67%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 63%

Student Demographics

This university had 5,616 students enrolled in 2010.

Student Demographics

This university had 5,616 students enrolled in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 2359
  • Total Enrolled Female: 3257
  • Undergraduate Male: 1517
  • Undergraduate Female: 2010
  • Graduate Male: 836
  • Graduate Female: 1253

Faculty Demographics

Drake employs 445 instructors. Close to 62% of faculty are full-time and over a third of the teachers are part-time. 231 out of 445 faculty are male.

Faculty Demographics

Drake employs 445 instructors. Close to 62% of faculty are full-time and over a third of the teachers are part-time. 231 out of 445 faculty are male.

  • Male: 231
  • Female: 214
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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