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Drake University (Des Moines, IA)

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Drake University is ranked 36 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 122 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 10%
Applicants who took ACT 95%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+10%
600-69945%
600+55%

SAT Math Score

700+15%
600-69935%
600+50%

ACT Score

30-3628%
24-2954%
24+82%

Students applied6,476
Students admitted4,485
Admission rate69%

Students per faculty12

4-year graduation rate70%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$33,550
Fees$146
Room and board$9,596
Estimated book expense$1,100
Total cost$44,392

Cost after need-based aid$27,723
Cost after non-need-based aid$31,503

Average debt at graduation$31,546

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$55,700

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met79%
Average need-based aid$16,669
Average non-need-based aid$12,889

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment3,364

Full-Time

Men1,371
Women1,806

Part-Time

Men94
Women93

Freshmen retained89%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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