Drake University Graduate Schools

Drake University (referred to as Drake) is a Private, 4 years school located in Des Moines, IA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Drake University is $11,988 in average. The school has 1,926 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,774 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Drake University (referred to as Drake) is a Private, 4 years school located in Des Moines, IA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1913 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Drake Directory Information
School NameDrake University (Drake)
Address2507 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311-4505
Phone515-271-2011
Webhttps://www.drake.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.drake.edu/admission
Financial Infohttps://www.drake.edu/finaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Drake University is $11,988 in average. The school has 1,926 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,774 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 79 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 1 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$11,988
Student Population1,926
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs79 graduate programs
(1 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio10 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Drake University is $11,988 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $652.
Drake University offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
Drake University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)1 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Drake University is $11,988. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.47% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$10,060$250
2018-2019$10,260$250
2019-2020$11,568$250
2020-2021$11,682$250
2021-2022$11,738$250
The graduate school tuition & fees of Drake is average compared to private graduate schools in Iowa. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Iowa graduate tuition is $17,029 (public) / $12,765 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Drake University$11,988
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Iowa Graduate Schools$10,873$13,536
Public$11,125$17,029
Private$12,765
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $15,113 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Drake University. On-campus living costs are increased by 1.76% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,113. Off-campus living costs are increased by 1.76% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$10,158$3,700$10,158$3,700
2018-2019$10,528$3,700$10,528$3,700
2019-2020$10,848$3,700$10,848$3,700
2020-2021$11,152$3,700$11,152$3,700
2021-2022$11,288$3,825$11,288$3,825
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $652 at Drake University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 0.46% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$560
2018-2019$570
2019-2020$640
2020-2021$649
2021-2022$652

Graduate Programs at Drake

Drake University offers 25 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 622 students have completed their study at Drake University.
Offered Degrees at Drake University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree190355
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1040
Doctor's degree - other30225
Post Bachelor's Degree202
Total250622
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Drake University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the General Studies program with 1 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 106 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 107 completers.
Drake University offers 25 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 622 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 355 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 225 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 2 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 20 completers-
Communication and Media Studies (other)20-
Education [+] 217 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction47$58,600
Educational Leadership and Administration97$66,800
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances1-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities1-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services20$46,000
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching13$46,000
Elementary Education and Teaching10-
Secondary Education and Teaching20-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education3-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)5-
Legal Studies [+] 5 completers-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)5-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
1-
Psychology [+] 8 completers-
Applied Behavior Analysis8-
Human Services [+] 36 completers-
Public Administration36$53,800
Business [+] 66 completers-
Business Administration and Management44$72,500
Accounting20$55,800
Finance and Financial Management Services (other)2-
Total355
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 40 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration40-
Total40
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 95 completers-
Law95-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 130 completers-
Pharmacy96-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist34-
Total225
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 1 completers-
General Studies1-
Business [+] 1 completers-
Finance1-
Total2

Graduate Student Population at Drake

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,926 students enrolled into Drake University graduate schools where it has total 4,774 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 913 full-time and 1,013 part-time graduate students. By gender, 637 male and 1,289 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,9266371,289
Full-time913332581
Part-tme1,013305708
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,641 White (85.20%), 64 Black/African American (3.32%), 83 Hispanic (4.31%), 60 Asian (3.12%), and 78 students with other races. 27 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,9266371,289
American Indian/Native American514
Asian602634
Black/African American643034
Hispanic833152
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White1,6415211,120
Two More351025
Un-Known1174
Non-resident Alien271116
Drake University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 810 graduate students (42.06% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 728 graduate students (37.80% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,926
Enrolled Online Exclusively810
Enrolled Some Online Courses728
Not in Online Courses388
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Drake University. 741 students are aged 20 to 24 (38.47% of total students), 4 students are aged below 20 (0.21%), 88 students are aged above 50 (4.57%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Drake University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,9266371,289
Under 18101
Age 18-19303
Age 20-2115642114
Age 22-24585202383
Age 25-29463142321
Age 30-3422689137
Age 35-3917868110
Age 40-4922464160
Age 50-64862858
Over 64220
Age Un-Known202

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