Admissions Information

Application fee is $70 for applying graduate school. The next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Graduate Application Fees$70
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedAssociate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctoral (Research), Doctoral (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2022-23, the acceptance rate is 67.00% and the yield is 13.00%. 3,881 men and 4,699 women applied to Drake and 2,445 men and 3,336 women students were accepted.
Among them, 293 men and 434 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2022). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
Acceptance Rate 67.00%63.00%70.99%
Yield 13.00%11.98%13.01%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 24, 2023)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2022-2023, 120 students (17% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 264 students (36%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.
For score submitters, the median SAT score is 1,270. The SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 670 and the 25th percentile is 560. The SAT Math score is 670 (75th) and 550 (25th). The median ACT composite score is 28 with 75th percentile score of 30 and 25th percentile score of 25 .
25th Percentile50th Percentile (Median)75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing560640670
SAT Math550630670
ACT Composite252830
ACT Math232730
ACT English242732
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 24, 2023)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Drake University are relatively high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,164, ACT: 24 - private (not-for-profit) Doctoral / Research University).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA and High School Record (or Transcript) to its applicants.
The SAT and ACT test score is not reqired, but considered in admission process at Drake. The english proficiency test is reqired .
The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Drake University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Drake Admission Requirements
SAT / ACTConsidered but not Required
Other Test (Wonderlic,WISC-III,etc)Neither required nor recommended
English Proficiency TestRequired
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramConsidered but not Required
RecommendationsConsidered but not Required
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesConsidered but not Required
Work experienceConsidered but not Required
Personal statement or essayConsidered but not Required
Legacy statusNeither required nor recommended

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