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Drake University Law School

About Drake University Law School

Overview

  • Established: 1865
  • Parent School: Drake University
  • Dean: Jerry Anderson
  • Location: Des Moines, Iowa
  • Website: www.drake.edu
  • School Type: Private
  • Campus: Urban
  • Enrollment: 333

2020 Application Information


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Videos

Drake Law School Supreme Court Celebration Alumni Event and Award Presentation

2018 Neil Hamilton clap out

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Alumni Directory

This alumni directory of 280 lawyers who graduated from Drake University Law School is powered by Lawyer Legion. Use the filters to narrow your search for attorneys by graduation year, practice areas or location. Results are limited to 250 per query. The lawyers in this directory all attended or received their Juris Doctor degree from Drake University Law School and are currently practicing law in the United States. The attorneys in this directory are also included in the Lawyer Legion network and provide legal services to consumers in and around their local area. These include lawyers in Iowa and across the U.S. Browse the alumni directory to find and connect with lawyers who attended Drake University Law School.

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Alumni Active on Lawyer Legion

Aaron D Hamrock (1994)
McCarthy & Hamrock, P.C.
West Des Moines, IA
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Timothy McCarthy II (1983)
McCarthy & Hamrock, P.C.
West Des Moines, IA
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Mark R Kosieradzki (1979)
Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm, LLC
Minneapolis, MN
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Robert A Solomon (1979)
NJ Personal Injury Attorney
Newark, NJ
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Dean A Stowers (1989)
Stowers & Nelsen PLC
West Des Moines, IA
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Statistics

Admissions Statistics

202220212020
Completed Applications470537447
Total Offers335357309
Acceptance Rate71.28%66.48%69.13%
LSAT Score Median154155155
LSAT Score Low151152152
LSAT Score High157158158
Undergraduate GPA Median3.553.503.46
Undergraduate GPA Low3.293.213.17
Undergraduate GPA High3.773.753.73
Total Graduates9610197

Bar Exam Statistics

202220212020
Total First Time Takers10310292
Total Passed918178
School's Bar Passage Rate88.35%79.41%84.79%
ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate81.67%74.29%81.51%
School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate6.685.123.28

Tuition and Expenses

202220212020
Tuition Full Time Resident$45$44$21
Tuition Full Time Non-resident$45$44$21
Tuition Part Time Resident---
Tuition Part Time Non-resident---
On Campus Living Expenses$20$20$18
Off Campus Living Expenses$19$19$17

Grants and Scholarships

202220212020
Total Students Reciving Grants283276253
Total Percentage Receiving Grants85%82%78%
Average Grant Amount - Median$30.00--
Average Grant Amount - Low$21.00--
Average Grant Amount - High$37.00--

Students and Faculty

202220212020
Student-to-Faculty Ratio4.34.54.2
Total Students333336323
Total Students Male153169168
Total Students Female172164156
Total Faculty787477
Total Faculty Male383643
Total Faculty Female403834
Total Faculty Minorities1288

National Comparison Rankings

The national comparison rankings below compare Drake University Law School to other ABA-approved law schools in the United States. The rankings were determined by comparing the statistics reported by each school. You can view the raw data for these law school rankings here.

2021 National Rankings - Drake University Law School


#42 in Median Undergraduate GPA - 3.50
Drake University Law School is tied for #42 regarding the highest median undergraduate GPA (3.50) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#188 in Acceptance Rate - 66.48%
Drake University Law School ranks #188 regarding student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 66.48% among those who applied for admission.

#70 in Student-to-Faculty Ratio - 4.5
Drake University Law School ranks #70 regarding the lowest student-to-faculty ratio with a 4.5 faculty ratio

#19 in Median LSAT - 155
Drake University Law School is tied for #19 regarding the median LSAT score, with a score of 155 among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#98 in Bar Passage Rate - 79.41%
Drake University Law School ranks #98 regarding the highest bar passage rate among first-time test takers.

#28 in Highest Tuition - $44
Drake University Law School is tied for #28 regarding the highest tuition among full-time resident (in-state) students.

#149 in Presence of Minority Faculty - 10.81%
Drake University Law School ranks #149 regarding the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minority faculty (10.81%).

#18 in Presence of Female Faculty - 51%
Drake University Law School ranks #18 regarding the highest percentage of faculty who are female (51%).

Contact the Drake Law

Drake University Law School
2507 University Ave
Des Moines, IA 50311-4516
www.drake.edu
Phone: 515-271-2782

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