Drake University

private university Estd 1881
Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Drake University

Drake University, a private university was established in 1881. The law school of this university is one of the oldest in the country. The university has around 362 administrative staff members, 3164 undergraduates, and 2057 postgraduates.

Drake University has First-Year Housing, which is divided into five residence halls. They are Morehouse hall, Herriott hall, Carpenter Hall, Crawford Hall, and Stalnaker hall. Sophomores, juniors, and seniors can stay in Greek or theme houses, apartments at Drake West Village, apartments and houses, or a student complex. The campus of Drake University also has various clubs and organizations. It has Active Minds, Anime Club, Chess Club, Dogtown After Hours, Drake Theatre People Fermata The Blue, Mock Trial, Poker Club, and Quiz Bowl. Drake University also has a very elaborate sports program. It includes clubs like Golf Club, Men’s Soccer Club, Men’s Ultimate Frisbee, Swimming Club, Tennis Club, Women’s Club Soccer, Women’s Club Volleyball, and Women’s Ultimate Frisbee Club.

Drake University comprises six colleges. They are College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business Administration and Public Administration, School of Education, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Law School, and College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. The College of Arts and Sciences offers majors in Anthropology and Sociology, Applied Behaviour Analysis, Art History, Astronomy, Biochemistry Cell, and Molecular Biology, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Data Analytics, English, Environmental Science and Sustainability, Graphic Design, History, International Relations, Kinesiology, Law, Politics, and Society, Mathematics, Music, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Quantitative Economics, Religion, Rhetoric Media, Sociology, and Spanish. It provides minors in Anthropology, Art, Art History, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, and Data Analytics.

The College of Business and Public Administration offers on-campus graduate degree programs in Master of Accounting, Master of Business Administration, and Master of Public Administration. It also offers online graduate degree programs like Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Administration, and Master of Data Analytics leadership. It also offers undergraduate degree programs in Accounting, Actuarial Science, Business Studies, Data Analytics, Economics, Entrepreneurial Management, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Management and Organizational Leadership, and Marketing. The School of Education provides programs including Elementary Major, Literacy Education, Effective Teaching, Special Education, Teacher Effectiveness, and Rehab Placement.

The notable alumni of Drake University include United States ambassador to China Terry Branstad, American playwright Susan Glaspell, film actor Michael Emerson, actor Jeremy Piven, football player Johnny Bright, professional golfer Zach Johnson, American lawyer Robert D. Ray, former governor of Iowa Chet Culver, American jurist Mark Cady, US representative Abby Finkenauer, football placekicker Billy Cundiff, football player Felix Wright, football coach Chris Ash, basketball player Willie McCarter, professor and researcher Brian Wansink, entrepreneur Sara Taylor, actress Bridget Flanery, softball player Nicole Newman, basketball player Willie Wise, TV personality Steve Allen, politician Jennifer Konfrst, author Bill Bryson, singer-songwriter Syleena Johnson, actor Jason Gedrick, actor Sam Wanamaker, novelist Ira Levin, US executive Fred L. Turner, and physician Terry Wahls.

Master of Business Administration
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : Accepted, GRE : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 8.9 Lakh (1st Year Tuition Fees)

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Master of Communication Leadership (MCL)
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 8.2 Lakh (1st Year Tuition Fees)

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B.S. in Psychology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 25.7 Lakh (1st Year Tuition Fees)

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Master of Science in Literacy Education
  • Duration - 1.5 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 6.4 Lakh (1st Year Tuition Fees)

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Entry Criteria

MBA - 1 CourseGMAT - Accepted
GRE - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
BSc - 1 CourseSAT - Accepted
IELTS - Accepted
TOEFL - Accepted
Other Courses - 2 CoursesIELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
GRE - Accepted

Admission Requirement

Application feesNo Fees

Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
MBA - 1 Course24 MonthsINR 8.9L
USD 12,188
BSc - 1 Course4 YearsINR 25.7L
USD 35,060
Other Courses - 2 Courses1.5 - 2 YearsINR 6.4L - 8.2L
USD 8,686 - 11,250



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