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Drake University

Des Moines, IA

According to its mission statement, Drake University seeks "to provide an exceptional learning environment that prepares students for meaningful personal lives, professional accomplishments, and responsible global citizenship. The Drake experience is distinguished by collaborative learning among students, faculty, and staff and by the integration of the liberal arts and the sciences with professional preparation." [Source]

Website: http://www.drake.edu/

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2,902
Undergraduate
Enrollment
70%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$45,912
Tuition & Fees
(annually)

11:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
1.9%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

NO

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

YES

Science

NO


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Curriculum last evaluated: 10/7/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.