Drake University Comparison

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Location Des Moines, IA
Setting Midsize City
Students 4,869
Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $42,694
Tuition (Out of State) $42,694
Room & Board $10,848
Avg Net Price $30,265
Avg Grant Aid $25,929
% Receiving Grant Aid 100%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 67.6%
Avg High School GPA 3.7
Admissions Standards Very High
Applicant Competition Low
ACT Range 24/31
SAT Range 1100/1370
Application Deadline


Graduation Rate 75%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $68,500
Making Student Loan Payments 84%
Median Student Loan Debt $26,000
Median Loan Payment $268
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/