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Drake University Law School

Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
78%
Number students applying:
496
Number students accepted:
385
First-year attrition rate:
4%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
158
Median:
152
25th percentile:
148

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.53
Median:
3.25
25th percentile:
2.97

Financial Profile

Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $38,106 0
Non-resident $38,106 0
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus $20,040
Off Campus $20,040                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
333
Number students enrolled full-time:
325
Number students enrolled part-time:
8
Number of first-year students:
110

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
44%
% Women students:
46%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
11%
% Minority students:
8%
% International students:
0

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
2
Names of law journals:
Drake Journal of Agricultural Law, Drake Law Review
% of students involved in law journals:
28%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
39%
% of students in field placements:
40%
% of students in simulation courses:
91%

Curriculum Strengths

Corporate/M&A/Transactions,
Media-Entertainment/Intellectual Property,
Family Law,
International Law,
Trial Skills and Litigation

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 65% 84
National Employment Rate 2013 60% 83
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer IA 77% 89
State 2nd Largest Employer IL 6% 7
State 3rd Largest Employer TX 3% 3
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer IA 74% 90
State 2nd Largest Employer MN 5.7% 7
State 3rd Largest Employer MO 3.3% 4

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
6.6%
Law Firm 2-10
27.9%
Law Firm 11-25
9%
Law Firm 26-50
3.3%
Law Firm 51-100
1.6%
Law Firm 101-250
0
Law Firm 251-500
0
Law Firm 501+
0.8%
Law Firm Unknown Size
0
Business & Industry
21.3%
Government
5.7%
Public Interest / Service
3.3%
Clerkships Federal
2.5%
Clerkships State / Local
3.3%
Education / Academia
0.8%
Other
0

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 IA 95% 93%
State 2 MO 100% 90%
State 3
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 IA 90% 92%
State 2 MN 100% 91%
State 3
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 IA 92% 90%
State 2 IL 100% 89%
State 3 MN 100% 93%

Type of School

Accreditation Status:
ABA Accredited
Public / Private:
Private
Part-time:
No
Affiliation:
Feeder School 1:
Feeder School 2:
Feeder School 3:

Student Bar Association

Contact Phone:

Link to Lawdragon Survey

Link to Survey:

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School Information

2507 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Region:
Midwest
Main Phone:
515-271-2824
Admissions Phone:
515-271-2782
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
Ben
Ullem
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
Drake University
Law Degree:
JD
School:
Drake University
Graduate Degree:
School:
Director of Admissions:
Kara
Blanchard
Undergraduate:
BS
School:
Iowa State University
Law Degree:
School:
Graduate Degree:
MS
School:
Iowa State University

Reputation Profile

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