Drake University Men's Football


  • Top 99% in men's football in Division I - FCS for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 53% for spending per athlete in men's football in Division I - FCS
  • Top 20% in men's football for athlete graduation rate
  • Top 16% in men's football in Division I - FCS for ACT score
  • Top 25% in men's football in Division I - FCS for SAT score
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Meet Marcus

Director of Special Projects

Marcus is a six-time world medalist, three-time world champion, and an Olympic bronze medalist from Philadelphia. He holds a B.A. from Temple University and a J.D. from the University of San Francisco. He has worked at Sparks since 2010. As a rowing coxswain, he is intimately acquainted with the recruiting and training issues around specialized sport positions.

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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
Classroom Ratio:
13 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Midsize
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
% Students on Campus:
% Students from out of State:
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Single
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Frat Sorority
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
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Financial Aid:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Actuarial Science
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other 26
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 27
Neuroscience 9
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 29
Accounting and Business/Management 1
Accounting and Finance 9
Accounting and Related Services, Other 43
Actuarial Science 47
Business Administration and Management, General 27
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 6
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 4
Finance, General 29
International Business/Trade/Commerce 10
Management Information Systems, General 8
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 50
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Advertising 17
Broadcast Journalism 3
Journalism, Other 20
Public Relations/Image Management 22
Radio and Television 7
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 17
Drama and Dance Teacher Education 1
Elementary Education and Teaching 24
Mathematics Teacher Education 1
Music Teacher Education 8
Secondary Education and Teaching 20
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 25
Rhetoric and Composition 3
Writing, General 15
Health Professions and Related Programs
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other 34
History, General 11
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Professions and Studies, Other 26
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 2
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 14
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 0
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 7
Environmental Studies 4
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Ethics 0
Philosophy 5
Religion/Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences
Astronomy 1
Chemistry, General 7
Physics, General 1
Psychology, General 50
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration 0
Social Sciences
Anthropology, Other 1
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 2
Economics, General 7
International Relations and Affairs 12
Political Science and Government, General 18
Sociology 20
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 3
Commercial and Advertising Art 0
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 4
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other 7
Drawing 5
Graphic Design 20
Music Performance, General 8
Music, General 4
Music, Other 4
Painting 2
Sculpture 0
Voice and Opera 0

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