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Drake University

Drake University
2507 University
Des Moines, IA 50311

Fax number: (515) 271-2831
Screen last updated on: February 2024
Year established: 1881
Type of school: private (nonprofit)
Programs: 4-year undergraduate, graduate school
Religious affiliation: no
Campus enrollment: 4,681 students
Coeducational information: coeducational institution
Location description: in or near a major city (pop. 300,000 or more)

Street address: Drake University
2507 University
Des Moines, IA 50311
Mailing address: Drake University
2507 University
Des Moines, IA 50311
Main telephone numbers: 515 271-3751 3751
515 271-2831 (fax)

Main homepage:

FICE number: 00186000

Drake University, founded in 1881, is a private university. Its 120-acre campus is located in Des Moines, IA.


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