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Financial Aid

Brandi Miller, Assistant Director New Student Programs
515-271-3889 or

Financial Aid Office – 515-271-2905 or

Filing your FAFSA

  • If you have not filed a FAFSA, complete it now to be considered for need-based assistance and federal student loans.
  • If you have already filed a 2022-2023 FAFSA, be sure that Drake is listed as a school to receive your FAFSA information.
  • If you have already completed the 2022-2023 FAFSA with Drake listed and have not received a Drake financial aid award offer, contact Financial Aid.
  • If you plan to attend summer 2023, fall 2023, and/or spring 2024, you may now complete the 2023-2024 FAFSA. The 2023-2024 FAFSA will be completed with 2021 tax information. If you received a request from Drake for additional information please respond as quickly as possible. You may also log in to the Financial Aid Self-Service to see if you have any outstanding requirements or items.

Other important steps

  • Keep your address, telephone number, etc. updated in myDrake.
  • Remember to have all transcripts forwarded to the Office of Admission as soon as possible.  Credit evaluation is important in determining your federal student loan eligibility.
  • If you already have a Drake financial aid award offer and want to accept your offered Federal Direct Student loan, do so in the Financial Aid Self-Service .
  • If you are a first time borrower, you will need to completeEntrance Loan Counseling and a Master Promissory Note. See for detailed instructions to complete all required loan steps.

The Financial Aid Office is located in Carnegie Hall, directly north of Cole Hall (Admissions Office). You can schedule an appointment or stop in during regular office hours (Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.).


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