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The Drake Commitment

At Drake, we give you the tools to build your best life.

98.1% Accomplishment

98.1% of Drake graduates find employment or enter graduate school within six months of receiving their bachelor’s degree.

Median Earnings $58,300

Drake is first in Iowa among bachelor-granting institutions for median earnings among alumni 10 years after graduation; some salaries exceed $130,000. (Source: Department of Education College Scorecard, March 2020)


Drake ranks in the top 10% of bachelor-granting institutions for median salary of alumni 10 years after graduation.

93% Are Prepared

93% of alumni said Drake prepared them for their career.

35 Fulbright recipients

Drake is consistently named a top producer nationally of Fulbright Students. The University has had 35 undergraduate Fulbright recipients since 2000–2001.

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Personal mentorship.

Drake surrounds you with dedicated faculty and staff who support and guide you while you are at Drake and serve as mentors for life.

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Opportunity to Serve

Drake provides dynamic service experiences — on campus, across Des Moines, and around the world — that expose you to diverse perspectives and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.

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Power of Community

Drake connects you with diverse learning experiences, a dynamic city, and a vast network of alumni eager to help you succeed.

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Lifetime of Value

Drake delivers hands-on academic and co-curricular experiences that prepare you to make an impact in your community and navigate an increasingly complex world.

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