Housing

Located in Des Moines—the #1 City in the U.S. for Home Renters according to Time—Drake has a variety of affordable housing options.

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Drake Off-campus Graduate and Professional Student Housing

Drake West Village
These apartments are located just three blocks from the Law School.

1315 31st St., Des Moines
515-255-0370
Visit the website

Drake Resources for Off-campus Housing

Drake University offers two resources for information regarding off-campus housing:

Drake Real Estate
This is the rental office for University-owned, off-campus housing. Find current rental options are listed on the Drake Real Estate website, or contact the office at 1-800-44-DRAKE, extension 2316, or 515-271-2316.

Student Life Center
Located on the first floor of Olmsted, the Student Life Center compiles lists of available rentals in the Drake area. Contact the center at 515-271-3711.

In addition, the following apartment complexes located close to campus are popular choices of law students:

3000 Grand Apartments
3000 Grand Ave., Des Moines
515-244-3000

Four Seasons Apartments
3003 Woodland Ave., Des Moines
515-274-3351

Hubbell Properties
(various locations)

Metro Lofts
100 2nd Ave., Des Moines
515-244-7368

Old Main Apartments
1217 24th St., Des Moines
515-279-5035

Newens Dairy Lofts
2300 University Ave., Des Moines
877-319-3306

Forest Avenue Village
Forest Ave. and 32nd St., Des Moines
515-202-8342

Terrus Properties
(various locations)

University Park Apartments
3811 University Ave., Des Moines
515-274-1154

University Place Lofts
2300 University Ave., Des Moines
515-274-2729

Once you have chosen a place to live, it will be necessary to make arrangements for utilities:

Qwest: 515-286-5010
MidAmerican Energy: 888-427-5632
Des Moines Water Works: 515-283-8700

Additional Resources

ABODO  Apartments
Apartments.com

ApartmentList.com
The Des Moines Register
HomeStarSearch.com
The Housing Block
HousingList.com
InMyArea.com
iRentToOwn.com
Rent.com
Trulia
Zillow

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