Drake University is recognized as one of the finest institutions of higher learning in the Midwest. A midsized, private university founded in 1881 in Des Moines, Iowa, it offers the benefits and resources of a larger institution along with the advantages of intimate class sizes and close personal relationships.
Drake is committed to providing students with life-defining opportunities that will allow them to build successful careers and personal lives. The cornerstone of the Drake experience is the exceptional learning environment created both on campus and online. By providing close mentorship from Drake faculty and focusing on résumé–building, Drake sets its students on a tried-and-true path to success. (Source: online.drake.edu/about/)