At Drake, we give you the tools to build your best life.
98.1% of Drake graduates find employment or enter graduate school within six months of receiving their bachelor’s degree.
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)
The Economist ranked Drake 17th nationally for return on investment—alumni earnings that are above expectation—placing Drake in the 98th percentile of all four-year, non-vocational American colleges.
93% of alumni said Drake prepared them for their career.
Drake is consistently named a top producer nationally of Fulbright Students. The University has had 35 undergraduate Fulbright recipients since 2000–2001.
Drake surrounds you with dedicated faculty and staff who support and guide you while you are at Drake and serve as mentors for life.Learn More
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.Learn More
Drake connects you with diverse learning experiences, a dynamic city, and a vast network of alumni eager to help you succeed.Learn More
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.Learn More