Drake University

Location: Des Moines, Iowa


Drake University is recognized as one of the finest institutions of higher learning in the Midwest. A mid-sized, private university in the great city of Des Moines (ranked #5 best place to live), with a 10:1 student-faculty ratio, we offer the benefits and resources of a larger institution along with the advantages of intimate class sizes and close personal relationships. Nearly all our students graduate with at least one internship (many do 3 to 5!), graduate in 4 years, and are employed or in graduate school within 6 months of graduating. Plus we’re test-optional!

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Scholarship Opportunities

In addition to generous merit scholarships, international students may also qualify for a renewable International Student Grant as a partial award toward financial need. This grant, however, will not provide full funding. Most international students at Drake can expect a first-year cost of attendance of approximately ~$30k.
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Top 5 Majors
1. Pre-Medicine (various paths)
2. Pre-Pharmacy/PharmD
3. Journalism
4. Business (various majors)
5. Computer Science/Artificial Intelligence

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Contact Info:


Director of International Admission


2507 University Ave., Des Moines, IA 50311, USA

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