Admitted students: this is your day! Students and parents will experience a conference-type format with several concurrent sessions each hour. Navigate your Drake experience! Sessions include academic meetings with faculty, class options, residence and dining hall tours, information break-out sessions on a wide array of Drake programs and services, lunch on campus and much, much more.
Wondering when to start visiting colleges? Drake offers lots of visit options. Choose one that best fits your needs and your schedule and come see why Drake is one of the best private colleges in the Midwest.
Note: Same-day visit registrations cannot be processed online. To schedule a visit for today, call the Office of Admission at 515-271-2089.
Want to take part in an action-packed preview of the life of a Drake Bulldog? Campus Preview Programs feature interactions and sessions with faculty, staff, and students and also include a Drake overview, student-led Drake University campus tours, Q&A panels, academic overview, lunch, and a farewell reception.
Do you have specific people or places you’d like to see during your visit? We can create a personalized, weekday visit agenda for you. You’ll meet with an admission counselor, take a student-led tour, and enjoy lunch on campus. Meetings with specific faculty or staff members can be requested with a week’s notice (for juniors, seniors, and transfer students only).
Interested in specific Drake University majors or fields of study? Consider a deeper dive into your area of interest. Please note that different academic-themed visit programs are held throughout the year.
Drake is in the middle of a thriving, diverse metro area of 700,000 people. If you have extra time before or after your visit, explore Des Moines.
—U.S. News and World Report, 2019