Drake University

Drake University was founded in the year 1881 at the beautiful city of Des Moines, Iowa with the objectives of spreading higher education to uplift the living standard of the humans. It has a long history of more than 135 years contributing in the field of teaching, learning and research. Many of the students are attract towards the University due to its reputation, scholarship, housing, pleasant environment for learning and many others extra curriculum activities. It welcomes all the students from different corners of the world without any discrimination on basis of language, culture, nationality, age, gender, caste and creed.

Drake University has fantastic academic programs of bachelor degrees, master degrees and doctoral degrees which are listed below:

  1. Undergraduate Programs:
  2. Majors & Minors:
  • 3+3 law/Arts & Sciences degree
  • 3+3 law/Business degree
  • 3+3 law/Health Science degree
  • 3+3 law/Journalism degree
  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Advertising
  • Anthropology and Sociology
  • Anthropology Minor
  • Applied Music (instrumental, piano or vocal music performance)
  • Art History
  • Art Minor
  • Astronomy
  • Athletic Training (must enroll as pre-athletic training)
  • Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Biology
  • Biophysics
  • Business Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Data Analytics
  • Digital Media Production
  • Drawing (Studio Art)
  • Economics
  • Elementary Teacher Education (K-6)
  • English
  • Entrepreneurial Management
  • Entrepreneurship Minor
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance
  • Geography Minor
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Sciences
  • History
  • Individualized Major
  • Information Systems
  • International Business
  • International Relations
  • Kinesiology
  • Law, Politics and Society
  • Magazine Media
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education (Secondary)
  • Military Studies Minor
  • Music
  • Music Education (Instrumental or Choral)
  • Music Major with Elective Studies in Business
  • Music Major with Jazz Studies Concentration
  • News
  • Neuroscience
  • Occupational Therapy (must enroll as pre-occupational therapy)
  • Painting (Studio Art)
  • Pharmacy (PharmD) (must apply after completing Pre-Pharmacy)
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Physics / Pre-engineering
  • Political Science
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary medicine
  • Printmaking (Studio Art)
  • Psychology
  • Public Relations
  • Quantitative Economics
  • Religion
  • Rhetoric, Media, and Social Change
  • Sculpture (BFA and BA in Studio Art)
  • Secondary Teacher Education (7-12)
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Minor
  • Sustainability and Resilience
  • Strategic Political Communications
  • Theatre Acting
  • Theatre Arts
  • Theatre Design
  • Theatre Directing
  • Theatre Arts with Teaching Certificate
  • Theatre Minor
  • Theatre, Musical
  • Undecided Majors
  • Writing
  1. Concentrations:
  • Actuarial Science Concentration
  • Behavior Analysis of Developmental Disabilities Concentration
  • Comparative Animal Behavior Concentration
  • Diabetes Concentration
  • East Asian Studies Concentration
  • Global Public Health Concentration
  • Human Resources Management Concentration
  • Insurance Concentration
  • Latin American Studies Concentration
  • Law & Business Concentration
  • Leadership Education and Development Concentration
  • Social Justice in Urban Education
  • Women’s & Gender Studies Concentration
  • Zoo and Conservation Science Concentration
  • Certificate Programs:
  • Certificate of Competence in Languages and Cultures
  • Global Ambassador Certificate
  1. Graduate & Professional Programs:
  • Accelerated Graduate Programs
  • Combined Law and M.B.A. or M.P.A. Program
  • Combined Pharmacy and M.B.A. or M.P.A. Program
  • Combined Pharmacy and J.D. Program
  • Doctor of Education Administration with Superintendent Li censure
  • Doctor of Education in Leadership
  • Doctor of Pharmacy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • Juries Doctor
  • Master of Accounting
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Communication Leadership
  • Master of Financial Management
  • Master of Jurisprudence
  • Master of Law
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Science in Athletic Training
  • Master of Science in Counseling with emphasis in
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • School Counseling
  • Master of Science in Education in Education Leadership
  • Master of Science in Education in Special Education
  • Master of Science in Education in Teacher Effectiveness and Professional Development
  • Master of Science in Leadership
  • Master of Science in Literacy Education
  • Master of Science in Teaching
  • Master of Science in Rehabilitation Placement
  • Occupational Therapy Doctorate
  • Specialist in Education
  1. Continuing Education:
  • Programs for Executives
  • Programs for Working Professionals
  • Programs for Business and Nonprofits
  • Programs for Teachers and Educators
  • Programs and Events for Local Community Members

The lists of procedures which should be followed by the international students are as follows:

  • All the international students must apply through online process or through “common application”.
  • Academic reports of all the high school and college are necessary.
  • Students must scores minimum marks in SAT / ACT / TOEFL / IELTS.
  • Essay or personal statement must submit by the international students.
  • Recommendation letter must submit on the behalf of students by a teacher or high school counselor.
  • International students must show financial documents for the overall educational expenses.

For More Details:


Drake University,

2507 University Ave,

Des Moines,

Iowa 50311 1-800-44- DRAKE (37253)

United States.

Website: www.drake.edu