In 2016, 1,505 people graduated from undergraduate and graduate programs at Drake University. 57.7% of these graduates were women, and 42.3% were men. The majority of graduating students were White (1,218 graduates), meaning that there were 21.4 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 57 graduates.
The median undergraduate tuition at Drake University is $35,060, which is $2,850 more than the national median of $32,210.
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Drake University received 4,959 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 23.9% annual decline. Out of those 4,959 applicants, 3,419 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 68.9% acceptance rate.
There were 5,001 students enrolled at Drake University in 2016, and 8% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.
Drake University has an overall enrollment yield of 22.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.
Drake University has a total enrollment of 5,001 students. The full-time enrollment at Drake University is 3,964 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,037. This means that 79.3% of students enrolled at Drake University are enrolled full-time.
The enrolled student population at Drake University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 81.4%White, 3.62%Hispanic or Latino, 3.34%Black or African American, 3.32%Asian, 2.12%Two or More Races, 0.18%American Indian or Alaska Native, and 4.96%Non-resident Alien.
Students enrolled at Drake University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority WhiteFemale (28.5%), followed by WhiteMale (20.7%) and Hispanic or LatinoFemale (1.72%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority WhiteFemale (9%), followed by WhiteMale (5.42%) and AsianFemale (0.7%).
In 2016, 231 more women than men graduated from Drake University. The majority of students graduating from Drake University are White. These 1,218 graduates mean that there were 21.4 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 57 graduates.
Drake University has an endowment valued at nearly $196M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $6.13M (3.12%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($414,206 on $28.9M) across all Master's Colleges and Universities.
In 2015, Drake University had a total expenditure of $139M. Of that $139M, they spent $61.2M on salaries and $19.4M on benefits.
Drake University employs 125Associate professors, 84Professors, and 77Assistant professors. Most academics at Drake University are FemaleAssociate professors (71), MaleProfessors (58), and MaleAssociate professors (54).
The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Drake University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 216 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 90 employees, and Service with 88 employees.