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Drake University (IA): Merit Aid, Financial Aid Data, Offer Data & More

Private4,869 StudentsIn State: $46,400/yrOut of state: $46,400/yr

Drake University offers 88% of incoming freshmen merit aid. The average merit aid award is $20,868. Drake University is a private college located in Des Moines, Iowa. Its student population is 4,869. It is a four-year, medium, highly residential campus. It has an acceptance rate of 68%. Drake University 4 year graduation rate is 70% .


Merit Aid Stats For Drake University


FRESHMAN W/O NEED, RECEIVING MERIT AID

$20,868

AVG. MERIT AID AWARD

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% of freshman
with need

$5,512

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Admission Data


  • Admission rate 68%
  • Avg. high school GPA 3.7
  • Avg. ACT 27
  • Avg. SAT 1250
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Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Parents who completed the admissions process in 2019 submitted their offer data as presented here.


Money You Don’t Need To payMoney Your Family Needs To payFederal Student Loans (Government)Work Study
Expected Family Contribution
State of Residence
Unweighted GPA
Composite SAT
Composite ACT
Admission
Type
College Estimated Cost of Attendance
College Grants & Scholarships (NOT BASED on financial need)
Is this money automatically renewable?
College Grants & Scholarships (BASED on financial need)
Net Cost to your family (before loans & work study)
Subsidized
Unsubsidized
Amount you can earn
Above $60000 MN 3.5 0 27 Early Action $53000 $20000 Yes $0 $33000 $0 $0 $0
Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Colleges with Similar Merit Aid Award Percentages and Award Amounts


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Merit
Match
Drake University $46,400 88% $20,868 68%
Pace University New York $70,250 90% $22,832 76%
Lewis & Clark College $16,698 86% $22,324 74%
Spring Hill College $59,062 87% $21,716 66%
Dominican University Of California $47,469 91% $20,178 87%
California Lutheran University $64,271 88% $19,700 71%
Drew University $58,488 91% $18,859 69%
Colleges with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges in Plains Region with similar merit aid awards levels


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Drake University $46,400 88% $20,868 68%
St Olaf College $63,280 87% $17,556 50%
Creighton University $56,674 93% $18,644 71%
Colleges in Plains Region with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years


Name
Acceptance
Rate
10 Year
Salary
Drake University 68 $99,900
University Of Scranton 73 $99,700
University Of Rhode Island 69 $99,700
San Francisco State University 72 $99,500
University Of Vermont 68 $99,400
Prairie View A & M University 74 $99,400
Butler University 68 $99,300
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance


College
Acceptance
Rate
Attendance
Cost
Drake University 68 $46,400
University Of Missouri St Louis 73 $41,812
Indiana Institute Of Technology 63 $41,888
Viterbo University 76 $41,945
Wayne State University 71 $42,178
Carson Newman University 66 $42,234
Asbury University 67 $42,311
William Woods University 64 $42,338
Quincy University 68 $42,362
Spring Arbor University 71 $42,470
Southern Oregon University 76 $42,481
Olivet College 71 $42,552
Washington State University 77 $42,569
University Of Saint Mary 61 $42,592
Tiffin University 69 $42,650
Rowan University 73 $42,698
Wesley College 62 $42,723
The University Of Virginia's College At Wise 77 $42,748
Northwest Nazarene University 71 $42,990
Northwood University 68 $43,030
Mount Saint Joseph University 60 $43,120
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates


Name
Acceptance
Rate
4 year
graduation
Drake University 68 70%
University Of Portland 75 74%
Wheaton College 70 74%
Bryant University 76 73%
Washington College 64 73%
Furman 61 73%
University Of Delaware 66 73%
University Of Scranton 73 72%
Wabash College 65 72%
Knox College 74 72%
Sewanee The University Of The South 65 72%
Illinois Wesleyan University 59 71%
Quinnipiac University 72 71%
University Of Redlands 75 71%
Luther College 63 71%
University Of Illinois At Urbana Champaign 62 70%
Augustana College 64 70%
Elizabethtown College 76 69%
Allegheny College 64 69%
Creighton University 71 69%
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates

Comparing merit aid in colleges with similar acceptance rates.


Name
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Drake University 88% $20,868
Westmont College 97% $23,845
Pace University New York 90% $22,832
Wittenberg University 97% $22,445
Lewis & Clark College 86% $22,324
Spring Hill College 87% $21,716
Mount St. Mary's University 94% $20,831
Mercer University 95% $20,411
Sewanee The University Of The South 93% $19,708
California Lutheran University 88% $19,700
University Of Portland 96% $19,661
Stonehill College 95% $19,657
Hamline University 97% $19,218
Loyola University Chicago 96% $19,101
Drew University 91% $18,859
University Of Dayton 86% $18,655
Creighton University 93% $18,644
Le Moyne College 80% $18,527
Butler University 94% $18,181
Saint Anselm College 94% $18,134
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