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Inclusion and diversity at Drake:
Des Moines remains remarkably affordable and is enhanced by a growing cultural scene that features extensive theater, music, and art venues (not to mention the more than 100 free fine arts events Drake offers to the public each year).
Discover the cultural scene in Des Moines:
Housing in historic neighborhoods borders Drake’s campus. A short bike or bus ride to areas of downtown Des Moines (particularly the East Village, Court Avenue District, and Western Gateway) leads to affordable urban lofts near art studios, theaters, and community organizations. Suburban locations offer a variety of housing options.
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Consider what the Drake Neighborhood has to offer. Drake builds connections to the diverse communities surrounding it through an urban youth learning garden, an adult literacy program and legal clinic, and a variety of service-learning initiatives.