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Can I get into Drake? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 4,356 out of 6,514 applicants or 67% were admitted making Drake a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Drake University typically accepts and attracts A- average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||18%||18%||18%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Drake University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that Drake regularly accepts students with ACTs of 24 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 21 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 27 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 94 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Drake University.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1140 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1000. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1280 out of 1600. 10 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>78%|
|27 to 30||Avg +||67%-78%|
|24 to 27||Avg -||54%-67%|
|21 to 24||Reach||41%-54%|
|Less than 21||Low||<41%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1420 and Above||Good||>78%|
|1280 to 1420||Avg +||67%-78%|
|1140 to 1280||Avg -||54%-67%|
|1000 to 1140||Reach||41%-54%|
|Less than 1000||Low||<41%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Drake University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Drake University was 3.7 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Drake accepts 67% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||19%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||11%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.25||7%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||5%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
What are the requirements for admission to Drake University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=153269 IPEDS survey data for Drake University.