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Health Sciences & Services at Drake University

Health Sciences & Services at Drake University

If you are interested in studying health sciences and services, you may want to check out the program at Drake University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Drake is located in Des Moines, Iowa and has a total student population of 4,774.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Health Sciences & Services section at the bottom of this page.

Drake Health Sciences & Services Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science

Drake Health Sciences & Services Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the health science progam at Drake compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The health science major at Drake is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Health Sciences & Services. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Health Sciences & Services Bachelor’s Degree Trade Schools 161
Most Focused Health Sciences & Services Bachelor’s Degree Trade Schools 187
Most Popular Health Sciences & Services Trade Schools 283
Most Focused Health Sciences & Services Trade Schools 346

Health Science Student Demographics at Drake

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the health science majors at Drake University.

Drake Health Sciences & Services Bachelor’s Program

71% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 24 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in health science from Drake. About 29% were men and 71% were women. The typical health science bachelor's degree program is made up of only 20% men. So male students are more repesented at Drake since its program graduates 9% more men than average.


About 88% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in health science at Drake are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Drake University with a bachelor's in health science.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 21
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Drake also has a doctoral program available in health science. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Health Sciences & Services

If you plan to be a health science major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Drake University. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 24

Careers That Health Science Grads May Go Into

A degree in health science can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for IA, the home state for Drake University.

Occupation Jobs in IA Average Salary in IA
Community Health Workers 330 $38,050


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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