Des Moines, Iowa
Drake Student Outcomes
Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time77% vs. 41.9% national median
|Years||Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree|
|within 4 years||64% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 5 years||74% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 6 years||75% earned a bachelor degree|
A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Drake University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Drake University is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.
Average Salary After 10 Years$68,500 vs. $34,300 national median
|after 6 years||$48,600 per year|
|after 7 years||$57,200 per year|
|after 8 years||$58,900 per year|
|after 9 years||$66,900 per year|
|after 10 years||$68,500 per year|
10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Drake University students who are working and no longer in school is $68,500, which is 100% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.
Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates$26,000
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans51%
Median Loan Payment$268 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans84% vs. 47% national average
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=153269 IPEDS survey data for Drake University.