Drake Law School is now accepting applications for 2024!
Any student wishing to attend Drake Law School as a visiting student must complete an online application and submit the following:
To access the online application, visit www.lsac.org.
Required documents may be sent via e-mail or postal mail to:
Drake Law School
Office of Admission and Financial Aid
2507 University Ave.
Des Moines, Iowa 50311
Any student wishing to transfer from another accredited law school should follow the procedure listed for regular applicants. See Drake Law School's application instructions.
In addition, transfer applicants must also provide:
As a general rule, a student must rank in the upper half of the class at the previous law school attended.
Credit for courses in which the student earned a grade of C or better usually will transfer, but those grades will not be calculated into the student’s cumulative grade point average at Drake Law School. Determination of transfer credit acceptance is made by the associate dean.
To qualify for a Drake Law degree, a student must complete at least 30 semester hours of work in residence at Drake. The faculty have the right to require completion of more than 30 hours in appropriate cases. Only in exceptional circumstances may a student qualify for a degree with only two semesters in residence at Drake.