Drake University

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Drake University is a midsized, private university that offers over 70 undergraduate and 20 graduate programs across six schools, including a law school. The Drake Curriculum provides the foundation for undergraduate education, ensuring exposure to a broad selection of areas of inquiry. About 95% of undergraduates take part in experiential learning during their time at Drake. Within six months of graduating, about 98% of graduates are either working or in graduate school.

  • Drake has 15 centers and institutes where students can participate in research
  • The institution’s law school is amongst the oldest in the US.
  • Outside academics, students can choose from 160 student organizations and a Division I athletics program.
  • Other hallmarks of a Drake education include the Honors Program, First-Year Seminars, and World Languages and Cultures. 
  • Students also have extensive opportunities to study abroad, complete internships, and take part in independent research.