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Athletic Leadership Development

As a student-athlete at Drake, you’ll not only play for competitive Division I teams, you’ll find the experience complements what you’re learning in the classroom and provides myriad opportunities to develop leadership and professional skills.

Drake athletics prides itself on helping you become a leader on the field of play and throughout your life.

Recent examples include Drake student-athletes who have coordinated and led middle-school sports clinics, delivered meals to the homeless, and developed educational programming used in local elementary schools. They’ve also taken this leadership ethic around the world—not only playing in the first-ever game of collegiate football on the African continent, but also leading service projects at orphanages in Tanzania and climbing to the Summit of Mount Kilimanjaro with an all-star team from Mexico.

You’ll compete at Drake. But you’ll also do so much more.

Important Admission Dates

Now - Apply for Admission for Spring 2021, or Fall 2021

Now- Virtual Individual Admission Appointments

Now - Student-Guided Virtual Campus Tours

October 19 - Admission 101 livestream: The College Transfer Process

October 21 - Admission 101 livestream: The College Application Process

October 22 - Admission 101 livestream: The College Transfer Process

October 27 - Admission 101 livestream: Essay Writing

November 3 - Virtual Sneak Peek at Drake

November 7 - Virtual Sneak Peek at Drake

November 10 - Virtual Sneak Peek at Drake

November 18 - Admission 101 livestream: Paying for College & Financial Aid