Veterans' Benefits

Drake University’s programs of study (undergraduate, graduate, pharmacy and law) are approved for the enrollment of veterans, reservists, and other students eligible for GI Bill benefits or VA benefits.

A variety of programs are available for veterans' educational benefits. To learn about eligibility for these benefits please visit or contact the Veterans Administration Regional Office, P.O. Box 66830, St. Louis, MO, 63166-6830 (1-888-442-4551).

Education Benefit Programs

• Post 9/11 G.I. Bill (Chapter 33);

• Montgomery G.I. Bill (Chapter 30)

• Vocational Rehabilitation (Chapter 31)

• Dependents Educational Assistance (Chapter 35)

• Montgomery G.I. bill – Selective reserve (Chapter 1606)

• REAP Reserve Educational Assistance Program (Chapter 1607)

Students who intend to receive VA education benefits should contact the Veterans’ Certification Officer (VCO). Currently, Nancy Geiger (515-271-3095; serves in that position at Drake University. 

For admission assistance: contact Admssions (515-271-3181)

For financial aid questions: contact Student Financial Planning (515-271-2905)

University News
April 21, 2014
John Forbes, PH’80, owner and manager of Medicap Pharmacy in Urbandale, was selected to receive the 2014 Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal of Honor, the highest honor given by Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS). As part of this honor, he will deliver the 2014 Weaver Medal of Honor Lecture on Wednesday, April 23.