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College Deliberately: Drake University

Drake University is a small, private not-for-profit, four or more years University that emphasizes culture, career and citizenship located in the city of Des Moines, IA. It is known for Law, Pharmacy and Public Administration.

Drake University

place 2507 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311-4505
phone Phone: (515) 271-2011
web Web: http://www.drake.edu
  • Drake University is also known as:
    Drake University, Drake

Accreditation

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AgencyType / Program
Campus StatusInitial Accreditation date
Drake UniversityMusic (MUS) – Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1937
Drake UniversityArt and Design (ART) – Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1973
Drake University at Mississippi Bend AEA 9-Bettendorf ExtInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2001
Gilbert Community School DistrictInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2001
Drake University at Denison High SchoolInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2001
Drake University at Council Bluffs ExtInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2001
Quarterage Hotel-Kansas City ExtensionInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2001
Augustana CollegeInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2001
Drake University – Cedar Rapids ExtensionInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2006
Drake University at OmahaInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2006
Drake University at West Des Moines SchoolsInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2007
AEA 267-Mason City ExtensionInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2007
Drake University at Kansas City ExtensionInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2010
Drake University at NorwalkInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2014
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
See About Accreditation for more information, as well as links to the US Department of Education, which should verify the same info. If the institution’s accreditation standing is in doubt, it is listed here as a ‘note’ or ‘review.’

Links

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Bachelor’s degree
20
Master’s degree
2
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
4
Doctor’s degree – professional practice

sportSports

Drake University is in NCAA Division I-Football Championship Subdivision. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 109
Rowing Women’s 47
Soccer Men’s 35

The complete list of sports at Drake University is available for members.

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