is a private, co-educational college located in the city
of Des Moines, Iowa. The school offers a number of undergraduate
and graduate programs, as well as some professional programs in areas such as law and
pharmacy.Drake University also hosts the Drake Relays during April. This track
and field event has been held since 1910. Participants come from throughout the midwest to compete in this two day event
which also helps to draw large crowds of spectators to Des Moines.