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Drake University

Des Moines, IA
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Drake University, located in Des Moines, Iowa, is a private institution founded in 1881. Situated in Iowa’s capital city, the university is uniquely positioned to provide learning opportunities through partnerships with the city’s many businesses, schools, government and cultural activity. At least 60% of graduating Drake students has gained real-world experience through professional internships.

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Quick Facts


2507 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311

2014-2015 Tuition

$32,246 Tuition and Fees

Students

3383 undergraduate students
44% male / 56% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
66% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1881

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Elementary Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Mathematics Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Drama and Dance Teacher Education, History Teacher Education, Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other, Legal Professions and Studies, Other, English Language and Literature, General, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Molecular Biochemistry, Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Astronomy, Chemistry, General, Chemical Physics, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Anthropology, Anthropology, Other, Economics, General, Econometrics and Quantitative Economics, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Graphic Design, Design and Applied Arts, Other, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking, Music, General, Music Performance, General, Music Pedagogy, Music, Other, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other, Accounting, Accounting and Finance, Accounting and Business/Management, Accounting and Related Services, Other, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, Finance, General, Finance and Financial Management Services, Other, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Management Information Systems, General, Management Science, Actuarial Science, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other, History, General, Broadcast Journalism, Journalism, Other, Radio and Television, Public Relations/Image Management, Advertising

Minors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Legal Professions and Studies, Other, English Language and Literature, General, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Psychology, General, Anthropology, Other, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Graphic Design, Design and Applied Arts, Other, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Accounting, Accounting and Finance, Accounting and Business/Management, Accounting and Related Services, Other, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, Finance and Financial Management Services, Management Information Systems, General, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other, History, General, Advertising

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 3,383
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 3,177
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 133
Percent of male undergraduates: 44%
Percent of female undergraduates: 56%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: football
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: crew (heavyweight), crew (lightweight)
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 2 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 2 2
Aggravated assault 0 1 0
Burglary 14 9 13
Motor vehicle theft 0 3 3
Arson 0 2 1
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 1 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 9 3 10
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 1
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 3 0 1
Burglary 4 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 2 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 5 13 15
Liquor law violations 0 1 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 2 11 8
Liquor law violations 0 1 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 1 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.


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