As the only law school in Iowa's capital city
, Drake law students have a competitive advantage
obtaining clerkships, internships, and professional employment.
Our campus is 10 minutes from the state capitol,
state and federal courts, and a dynamic business district that is national headquarters
for insurance, banking, and publishing firms--many of which are led by Drake alumni.
With a population over 700,000
, there's something for everyone in greater Des Moines--foodies, art aficionados, and sports fans alike.
The real question: What CAN'T you do here?
Don't just take our word for it.
Des Moines has been recognized as:
The #1 Best Place for Business and Careers - Forbes
The #1 Best Place in U.S. for Young Professionals - Forbes
The #1 Metro for Economic Strength - Policom
The #1 Highest Median Income - US News
The #1 Best Place to Raise a Family - Forbes
The #1 Best U.S. City for Business - MarketWatch
America's Wealthiest City - NBC's TODAY "Do The Most Hipster Thing Possible - Move to Des Moines!" - National JournalMore Greater Des Moines RankingsDelta Sky Magazine's "Iowa Profile"
More about Des Moines Downtown Des Moines Information for work and play in the downtown Des Moines area. Lodging and Restaurants
A listing of local lodging and restaurants within walking distance of Drake University.
City of Des Moines Official Site Information from leisure and activities to transportation and employment
Greater Des Moines Partnership Facts about the city from the local Chamber of Commerce
Greater Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau
Local events and news
Greater Des Moines Young Professionals Connection
Connecting young professionals to each other and the community
Des Moines Register Local daily newspaper
Des Moines Metromix Local entertainment guide Des Moines Art Center Visual, musical and cinema arts presentations
Des Moines Social Club
Classes, local events, and cultural presentations
Court Avenue District
Downtown Des Moines Entertainment District
Historic East Village
Features unique retail shops, restaurants and businesses
Jordan Creek Town Center
Shopping center, dining, hotel and amphitheater
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