Additional Information

Campus Visits
You are invited to explore the educational opportunities available to you at Drake's College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences by arranging a campus visit. When you come to visit, you can meet with an admission counselor and tour the campus. To schedule your visit, it is recommended that you call one week in advance.Your visit, tailored to your interests, may include:

  • Sitting in on a class(es)
  • Meeting with an Admission Counselor
  • Touring the campus
  • Meeting with a College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences liaison

Meetings with students currently enrolled in high school, or interested in transferring to the Health Scieces program for another institution are held daily. Meetings with students interested in attending the PharmD program after completing their prerequisite coursework elswehere are held on Friday afternoons. If you are interested in attending the Drake PharmD program and are not a high school or current Drake student please call 515-271-3018 to schedule an appointment.

Financial Planning

The Office of Student Financial Planning provides counseling and services designed to help students and their families meet the costs of financing an education at Drake University.

Tuition and Fees
Nearly all undergraduate Drake students receive financial assistance, including merit- and need-based assistance. More than 5,000 scholarships and grants are awarded and $50 million in financial assistance is provided to Drake students annually.

Frequently Asked Questions
For answers to questions often asked regarding the pre-pharmacy and PharmD admissions process please click here. For information regarding admission to the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences please click here.


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July 17, 2015
Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs and Director of Experiential Education Cheryl Clarke, PH’86, was recently selected as a Fellow of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
June 30, 2015