Class Profile

Numbers don’t really tell the whole Drake story, but they’re a good place to start.

The University is home to approximately 3,500 full-time undergraduate students from 43 states and 50 countries. Total enrollment with part-time, law and graduate students is more than 5,100.

Drake University Undergraduate Characteristics
Students Entering Fall 2013

Entering First-Year Transfer
850 entering first-year students 133 entering full-time transfer students
58% female and 42% male 56% female and 44% male
14.7% minority 25% minority
2.7% international 23% international
From 27 states and 14 countries From 8 states and 6 countries

 

First-Year Student Academic Profile

73% graduated in the top 25% of their class
95% graduated in the top 50% of their class
Average GPA (on a 4.0 scale) — 3.70
ACT: Average Score—27; mid-50% range—25–30
SAT: Average Score—1196; mid-50% range—1070–1310

 

Distribution by College and School

 First-Year Students

Transfer Students

Arts and Sciences 34% 35%
Business and Public Administration 29% 38%
Pharmacy and Health Sciences 24% 15%
Journalism and Mass Communication 10% 7%
Education 4% 5%
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Apply Now - Fall 2015 Application for Admission

January 1 - 2015 FAFSA Application Opens

January 15 - Crew Scholars Application Deadline

February 16 - Sophomore and Junior Campus Preview Day

 

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