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International Student Services

As an international student, you are a valued member of our campus community—you are a Bulldog!

Drake University offers a variety of international student services to support you before you arrive and during your time here on campus.

English as a Second Language

Drake’s English as a Second Language department offers a variety of programs designed to improve English language proficiency for international students and increase their familiarity with U.S. culture. Our intermediate- and advanced-level courses are offered year-round, providing international students with the individual attention they need to enhance their academic success.

Other International Resources

Everything else you may need to know about coming to Drake as an international student is available from our International Students hub page. Whether you need to preparing for arrival, learn about the immigration process, or explore our variety of on-campus resources for internationals students, you'll find what you need there.

Other resources for international students include:

Important Admission Dates

Monday-Friday - Schedule an individual visit to tour Drake

Now - Entering first year and transfer students can apply for fall 2019

September 22 - Saturday Visit Day

October 1 - 2019 FAFSA opens

October 6 - Athletic Training Visit Day

October 8 - Campus Preview Day

October 18 - Campus Preview Half-Day

October 19 - Campus Preview Half-Day

October 26 - Music Audition Day

November 9 - Health Professions Visit Day

November 9 - Music Audition Day

November 12 - Campus Preivew Day