Drake University

Des Moines, IA

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Drake University

Drake University

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Agriculture and Natural Resources

Major Bachelors Masters
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies

Arts & Humanities

Major Bachelors Masters
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
English Composition
English Language and Literature
General Music
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Music Performance
Other Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft
Other Music
Religion/Religious Studies
Rhetoric and Composition
Voice and Opera


Major Bachelors Masters
Accounting and Business/Management
Accounting and Finance
Business Administration and Management
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems
Management Science
Marketing/Marketing Management
Other Accounting and Related Services
Other Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Other Finance and Financial Management Services

Communication & Media

Major Bachelors Masters
Broadcast Journalism
Graphic Design
Mass Communication/ Media Studies
Other Communication and Media Studies
Other Journalism
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television


Major Bachelors Masters
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Curriculum and Instruction
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
Educational Leadership and Administration
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
Elementary Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Other Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Secondary Education

Health & Medical Services

Major Bachelors Masters
Other Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration
Other Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Bachelors Masters
Other Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions

Major Bachelors Masters
Other Legal Professions and Studies

Life Science

Major Bachelors Masters
Biology/Biological Sciences
Other Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Bachelors Masters
Actuarial Science

Natural Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters

Social Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
Cultural Anthropology
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
International Relations and Affairs
Other Anthropology
Political Science and Government
Social Sciences

Social Work

Major Bachelors Masters
Public Administration


Major Bachelors Masters
Computer Science

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Drake University Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Average Freshman GPA 2.90
Retention Rate 88%
Carnegie Class Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in June and August.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Accelerated Study
  • Honors Program
  • Internships

Domestic Off-Campus Semester-Away Programs

  • Washington Semester (American University)
  • Sea Semester
  • Other: National Theatre Institute.

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Pharmacy

Class Sizes at Drake University

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 51%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 4%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 42%
  • 100+ Students: 2%
Fewer than 20 Students 51%
50 - 100 Students 4%
20 - 49 Students 42%
100+ Students 2%

Faculty at Drake University

Total Faculty 435
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 12
Full-Time Professors 275
Male Faculty 227
Part-Time Professors 160
Women Faculty 208

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