Academic Information

The Drake Curriculum

  • First Year Seminars
  • Areas of Inquiry (AOI)
  • Honors Program Track
  • Senior Capstone Experiences

Special Programs

  • The Honors Program
  • Cross-Enrollment Program
  • Global Ambassador Certificate Program
  • The Washington Semester
  • Washington Center
  • Air Force Reserve Officer's Training Corps (AFROTC)
  • Pre-Engineering 3+2 Pathway with Washington University

Continuing Education and Professional Development (CEPD)

  • Distance Learning
  • Coaching and PE Courses
  • Iowa Area Education Agency (AEA) Courses

Graduation Requirements

  • Seniors Taking Graduate Work
  • Second Undergraduate Degree


  • Graduation Application
  • Undergraduate Graduation
  • Graduate, Pharmacy, and Law Graduation
  • Honors at Graduation
  • Academic Dress
  • Ceremony Participation Eligibility
  • Commencement Program Eligibility

The information in this catalog does not constitute a contract between the university and the student. The university reserves the right to make changes in curricula, admission policies and processes, tuition and financial aid, academic standards and guidelines, student services and any other regulations or policies set forth in this catalog without giving prior notice.