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The Drake College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) is recognized and accredited by the foremost authorities in the country. To gain and maintain accreditation, the CBPA regularly undergoes reviews by external entities to ensure we are providing our students with the best education possible.

We are one of just 14 universities in the United States to be recognized as a Center for Actuarial Excellence by the Society of Actuaries.


College of Business and Public Administration is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Accredited degrees: All undergraduate programs, Master of Financial Management, Master of Business Administration, Master of Accounting.


Drake University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association

March 20, 2017
Associate Professor Debra Bishop received a regional award for her work as faculty adviser to Drake’s Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity chapter. The chapter and its members also received awards.