Drake University: Admission & Tests

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Drake University LogoHere is a brief review of Drake University general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Drake University admission requirements are somewhat competitive - in 2013-14 this college accepted 66 percent of the applicants.

The college recommends you to submit reference letters with your application and does not require admission test scores.

Drake University as a rule will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$25
Drake University requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Drake University is $25.00. The graduate application fee is $25.00. The first-professional application fee is $60.00.

SAT Test Scores

Completing Scholastic Assessment Test is not an important component of the application process. Only 12 percent of applicants at Drake University submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 490 to 660 on Critical Reading and from 530 to 680 on Math. Taking these numbers into account, if you have above 620 in SAT Critical Reading and 640 in SAT Math - that good enough to get admitted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
450
580
620

SAT Math
490
610
640

ACT Test Scores

Taking American College Test is a necessary element of the application procedure at Drake University. 94 percent of applicants took the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 23 to 30 on Composite, from 23 to 32 on English, and from 23 to 30 on Math. Therefore, if you scored above 29 in ACT Composite, 30 in ACT English, and 29 in ACT Math - that will be good enough to get admitted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
21
27
29

ACT English
21
28
30

ACT Math
21
27
29

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(515)
271-2011
To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Drake University, please contact the school directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (515) 271-2011 or check Drake University Website

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