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Welcome to the Drake community!

Save this site–it's filled with information selected specifically for international students. Once you learn about our campus, our city, and (of course) our beloved Bulldog mascot, we're sure you'll want to make Drake University your new home.

Visit your application status page to access a copy of your official admission letter. You will need to log in to access the document.

Questions? Contact your admission counselorCarrie Lewis. You can also send questions to our international admission email,

All Things Drake

Our Life at Drake brochure offers a taste of the people, places, and opportunities that await you at Drake. 

Need a guide to the practical stuff like enrolling, forms, housing, or finance? The Practical Stuff brochure has all that and more.

Wondering what makes bulldogs so special? Download this poster of Griff, our live mascot. We think he's quite handsome.

Note: You will receive copies of these materials by mail once your I-20 is issued. Visit our page to learn more about the I-20 process.


Learn More

As you consider whether Drake is the place for you, here are a few resources to help you decide:

Transfer students can also review our transfer credit policies and contact your college or school to learn how your coursework will apply to a Drake degree.


What's next? Enroll today!

Once you make your decision, visit our Admitted International Students page to let us know. There, you'll find step-by-step instructions for accepting your offer, signing up for housing, submitting the necessary forms and records, and attending orientation.

Start the enrollment process >

Even if you decide not to enroll at Drake, please let us know by declining your offer.