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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 oficionados, 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 Journal

More Greater Des Moines Rankings

Delta 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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