50-50 Profile: Drake University

Drake University campus

Drake University-Private
Des Moines, Iowa
5,062 (3,364 undergraduates)
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2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

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2014-15 Accepted: 69%
4 Year Graduation Rate: 66%
5 Year Graduation Rate: 74%
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FINANCES
2014-15 Total Expenses: $48,092
Average Net Price 13-14: $27,052
Freshman Non-Federal Loans: 10%
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75th PERCENTILE TEST SCORES
SAT Critical Reading: 640
SAT Math: 670
ACT: 30
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Common Data Set
Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 31%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 24%
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 76%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 26.7%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $14,553

Class Schedule: Yes
Shows Class Capacity: Yes
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Athletics
NCAA D1, Missouri Valley Conference

Drake University athletic teams

Reasons to consider Drake University:
Honors Program
January Term
Donald V. Adams Leadership Institute
Drake Undergraduate Science Collaborative Institute
Cross-Enrollment
Legislative Practice Center
Center for Global Citizenship
The Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement
Buchanan Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership
Center for the Humanities
National Rehabilitation Institute
R.W. and Mary Nelson Institute for Diplomacy and International Affairs

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