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Drake University

2507 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
(515) 271-2782

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: April 1
Application Fee: $0
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 59.2% 74.7%
LSAT Score (Median) 153 151
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 151-156 148-154
GPA (Median) 3.46 3.28
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.18-3.75 3.00-3.56
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: IA IA
School's bar passage rate: 81.5% 84.0%
State overall bar passage rate: 85.8% 84.4%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: -4.3% -0.4%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: 43.2% 35.4%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 74.7% 77.7%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition: $41,512 $38,866
Room and Board: $18,710 $11,826
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 76.1% 67.2%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $26,000 $20,000
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $111,961 $107,649
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 87.3% 83.5%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 312 305
Men: 51.6% 50.8%
Women: 48.4% 49.2%
White: 82.1% N/A
Black: 6.4% N/A
Hispanic: 4.8% N/A
Asian: 1.0% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 5.7 : 1 N/A
Total Faculty: 90 N/A
Male: 58.9% N/A
Female: 41.1% N/A
Minority: 7.8% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector (Median): $61,500 $55,000
Public Sector (Median): $55,000 $52,540
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 359,454 358,371