Drake University is a private institution established in 1881 with city setting located at Des Moines. It is ranked 3 in Regional Universities Midwest in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $ 41,396 (2018-19). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,098. It practices semester-based academic calendar. The Donald V. Adams Leadership Institute offers courses, workshops and other opportunities for students throughout the year. Among the more than 150 student organizations are Colleges Against Cancer, a campus newspaper and a number of club and intramural sports teams, including badminton, racquetball and tennis. A sizeable Greek community encompasses about a dozen fraternities and sororities. Drake provides housing in its eight residence halls, and the majority of students live on campus. Drake is made up of six schools and colleges. Graduate programs include those in the School of Education, School of Law and the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Campus traditions include Street Painting, an annual celebration during which organizations decorate a street on campus, and the Beautiful Bulldog Contest, held every year to find a mascot for the annual Drake Relays outdoor track and field competition.
#3 in Regional Universities Midwest
Des Moines, Iowa