Our students and faculty bring a variety of perspectives, talents and aspirations to Drake Law School.
Established in 1865, Drake Law School combines a rich history and tradition with the latest technology and an innovative curriculum including the nation’s only First-Year Trial Practicum
As Des Moines’ only Law School, Drake provides a unique educational and practical learning experience through modern facilities, a top-ranked Legal Clinic
, and an exceptional relationship with the bench and bar.
Why Study at Drake?
Quality and Value
Drake's bar passage rates are consistently above the national average and generous financial assistance
provides more than $4 million in scholarships annually. Student indebtedness is 14% below the private institution national average.
Our alumni work in all 50 states and several foreign countries in almost every field imaginable. You’ll find that a Drake Law degree can open doors for you, as our employment statistics
Learning in Action
Drake’s accessible faculty
share their personal experiences and knowledge of the legal field through hands-on educational and practical learning opportunities.
A Location for Success
In Iowa’s capital city, you’ll have superior access to internship and clerkship opportunities—plus, Des Moines
is a great place to live.
Our students are glad they chose Drake
Our students are more satisfied with their choice of law school than their peers based on results
of the Law School Survey of Student Engagement (LSSSE). Learn more about LSSSE here
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