Drake University is a private, co-educational university located in the city of Des Moines, Iowa. The institution offers a number of undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as professional programs in law and pharmacy. Located in Des Moines, Iowa’s capital city, the University is uniquely positioned to provide learning opportunities through partnerships with the city’s bounty of businesses, schools, government and cultural activity.Drake is an NCAA Division I member and competes in the Missouri Valley Conference in all sports except football and crew. In football, Drake competes in the FCS NCAA Division I Pioneer Football League. In crew, Drake competes in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.