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Earn credits, catch up, or just get ahead with summer classes at Drake

Summer is a great time to continue your education, pick up additional credits, or work to improve your grade point average. Whether you’re located in Des Moines or thousands of miles away, online courses are open to everyone wherever they are located.

All courses will be taught by Drake faculty, who will extend your exceptional learning experience into the summer months. Summer at Drake begins May 17 and ends August 22 for most classes. For Drake Law School, the summer session starts May 24 and continues through the summer.

Use Drake's online scheduling feature to see the current listing of summer online courses.

Top 5 reasons to take a summer course at Drake

  • Fulfill requirements and lighten your course load
  • Accelerate your degree
  • Focus on one class at a time
  • Professional development

Want to learn more?

Request information to learn more about the Summer courses available for you at Drake University.

Current Students

If you are a current student, please reach out to your advisor for more information about summer courses.


Non-Drake Degree Students

If you are not enrolled in a Drake degree program you can still take a class this summer, please reach out to the Registrar's Office for more information about summer courses.