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Drexel University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$67,097 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$48,660 tuition
$14,367 on campus room & board
$1,700 books and supplies
$2,370 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$67,097 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$48,660 tuition
$14,367 on campus room & board
$1,700 books and supplies
$2,370 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$23,876 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
100% of students receive aid
25% get federal aid ($5,077 avg)
15% get state aid ($3,497 avg)
100% get institn'l aid ($23,876 avg)
65% get loans ($10,168 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 11.2% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 11.2% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $25,661 100%
Federal Grant Aid $5,077 25%
Pell Grants $4,572 25%
Other Federal Grants $1,013 13%
Institution Grant Aid $23,876 100%
State Grant Aid $3,497 15%
Student Loans $10,168 65%
Federal Loans $5,795 64%
Other Loans $25,201 11%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 15, FAFSA
Financial aid deadline: FAFSA priority deadline February 15
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Drexel University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
3141 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 895-2000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,094
Out of State $1,094


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Kristina from NC
  • Jun-09-2017 I am a current student here

    Drexel seems very expensive, but that is because we have a quarter system. In a normal freshman year, you have 3 terms. That means you take up to 60 credits in the same time a semester university student can take 40. You don't pay tuition during co-op and will actually probably get paid during those 6 months.

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  • Eliza
  • Jun-21-2015 I am a current student here

    For all the money Drexel's tuition is, it's definitely worth it because the buildings are always kept so nice, the professors really know what they're talking about, and the quality of education is something you won't find anywhere else.

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  • Tommy from Philadelphia, PA
  • Jun-10-2015 I am a current student here

    Since I'm still in school, I can't particularly vouch for the bang part yet, but my prospects of landing a great, well-paying job are looking extremely good. There's no doubt about that part if you come to Drexel. No one can deny the high cost of attending this school though. It is a considerably expensive endeavor. This will be repetitive but: try your very best to get as many scholarships as possible. If anything at all, the exceedingly high costs of attendance may do for you what it did for me: forced me to learn how to handle my finances much better than the average college student.

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  • Wilder from Newtown, CT
  • Mar-13-2015 I am a current student here

    Drexel can be extremely expensive for some while others pay less. I find that what you're paying for you can get back in full if you really really take advantage of everything. The co-op program is the biggest draw which will really help set up a student for after college when they have some experience on their resume while other students may be behind.

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