Opportunities that Open Doors

Every great accomplishment is born from the same beginning … opportunity. Opportunity shines a light on the hopes and dreams of today and makes it possible for them to be transformed into the realities of tomorrow.

The transformative opportunities students find to lead, to study abroad, to compete and to conduct groundbreaking research, help to shape them for the rest of their lives.

Opportunity at Drake comes in countless forms, thanks to the generosity and love for Drake of individuals like you. It can be seen in the biology professor able to take her research to new heights thanks to new, state-of-the-art facilities. The law student using cutting-edge facilities to hone the courtroom presentation skills necessary for success in the 21st century. The undergraduate taking her studies around the world, thanks to the Center for Global Citizenship. Opportunity is a door propped open by you.

Opportunities to Excel — we have empowered our community to excel through the investment of nearly $70 million in upgrading 31 classrooms, renovating every residence hall on campus, revitalizing Drake Stadium, campus beautification projects, renovating the Pomerantz Student Union and Hubbell Dining Hall among others.

Opportunities to Achieve — in the 2009-2010 academic year alone we opened countless doors for students by awarding more than $47 million in financial assistance, with 98 percent of undergraduates receiving some form of aid.

Opportunities to Grow — after several years of double-digit increases, our applications for fall 2010 were almost 20 percent ahead of last year.


Last Modified: 05/15/2014 08:04


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