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Drake University

College of Business and Public Administration

Des Moines, IA


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Drake University


Drake University / College of Business and Public Administration is located in Des Moines, IA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Business Administration (Pharm D/MBA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Public Administration (Pharm D/MPA)
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Business administration
Master of Accounting (M Acc) Accounting

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 121
Doctoral Degrees 0
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GMAT
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 15th Not reported Yes
Winter deadline December 20th Not reported No
Spring deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 4.41%
Black or African American 1.96%
White or Caucasian 83%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.49%
Asian 1.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.98%
Unknown 1.96%


Male (49%)
Female (50%)


Focus of faculty research: Venture capital, online commerce, professional ethics, process improvement, project management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2507 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA  50311-4516
United States
Contact Dr. Daniel J. Connolly
Phone: 515-271-2872
Fax: 515-271-4518