International students may apply for financial assistance that is based on financial need. The maximum amount of aid awarded in 2012-2013 is $16,300 for freshmen and $13,900 for non-pharmacy transfer students. These awards are renewable. Maximum eligibility reflects the total of any merit scholarship plus any need-based grant.
Application for need-based awards can be made by completing the or the Foreign Student Financial Aid Application from the College Scholarship Service/College Board. Drake's 2012-2013 Financial Certificate must accompany the financial aid application.
Note to students admitted to the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program: Need-based financial assistance and merit aid are available only through the fourth year of the six-year PharmD program.
June, July, August: The Office of Admission is open for individual campus visits and tours Monday-Friday.
June -The application for Fall 2013 transfer admission will be accepted through the end of the month. Applications submitted after July 1 will be considered on a space-available basis.
July 4-5- Drake closed for Independence Day
August 1 - application opens for Fall 2014 admission
August 5-9- Iowa Private College Week
August 21 - First Year Student move-in day
August 26 - First day of fall semester