Drake University Admissions

Application fee is $50 for applying graduate school. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Graduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationwww.drake.edu/admission
Online Applicationwww.drake.edu/admission
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 67.66% and yield is 16.10%. 2,943 men and 3,943 women applied to Drake University and 1,928 men and 2,731 women students were accepted. Among them, 295 men and 455 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants6,8862,9433,943
Admitted4,6591,9282,731
Enrolled750295455
Acceptance Ratio 67.66%65.51%69.26%
Yield 16.10%15.30%16.66%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 146 students (19% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 579 students (77%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 680 and 25th percentile is 580. The SAT Math score is 680 (75th) and 560 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 89 (75th percentile) and 89 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing580680
SAT Math560680
ACT Composite2430
ACT Math2328
ACT English2331
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Drake University are very competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,112, ACT: 65 - Private (not-for-profit) Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

Drake University requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank and High School Record (or Transcript) to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA and High School Rank. Next table summarizes Drake University application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see Drake University online application page .
Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Considered but not Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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