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Future Students

Drake Law School provides a different kind of legal education. With an excellent foundation in legal theory, our students roll up their sleeves and put theory into action.

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Current Students

At Drake Law School, we are committed to providing an exceptional learning environment and giving you the tools you need to be successful in the real world.

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Drake Law School's 6,000+ alumni span the globe, using their law degrees in every facet of the legal profession.

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of Drake Law faculty have practiced law


for graduate employment at law firms with 100 or fewer attorneys (preLaw magazine)


Cases handled each year by the Drake Legal Clinic

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In an effort to minimize the spread of COVID-19 and to protect our campus community, Drake University has cancelled on-campus visits until further notice.


However we'd still love to talk with you about Drake Law School. Contact us at to schedule an individual virtual appointment with our admissions staff or browse our Visit page to explore your visit options.

Spotlight on...

Jancy Nielson and Wayne Ford

Internship gives Jancy Nielson chance to promote positive legislative changes

Drake 3L Jancy Nielson was looking for a legal education that would provide not only a solid foundation in the law, but also opportunities to gain additional experience in legislative and policy work. She found that powerful combination at Drake Law School and its Legislative Practice Center.

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Meet Drake Law First-Year Student Elsie Villega

Elsie Villega is one of a small group of students who are completing their first year at Drake Law completely online. We checked in with Elsie to learn more about her background and how she is making the most of her distance learning experience. Drake Law plans to be back in-person for fall 2021.

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Drake Law student helps bring a vital business back to life in a rural Iowa town

When a small Iowa town lost their only grocery store, residents developed a non-profit model to create a new store owned and operated by the community - and turned to the student attorneys in Drake Law's Entrepreneurial and Transactional Clinic to get the job done.

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