General Information

Tuition and Fees

Official tuition and fees are set by the Office of Finance and Administration and administered through the Student Accounts Office. The most current version of the Drake University tuition and fees schedule is located on the Student Accounts web site.

 

2019-2020 Summary of Tuition

ProgramRatePer
Undergraduate Programs    
Full-time (12-18 credits per semester)    
For students who enter the 2019-2020 academic year $21,347 Per Semester
For students who enter the 2018-2019 academic year $20,625 Per semester
For students who entered the 2017-2018 academic year $19,458 Per semester
For students who entered the 2016-2017 academic year or prior $19,156 Per semester
Part-time (less than 12 credits per semester)    
Day courses $1,100 Per credit hour
Evening courses $1,100 Per credit hour
Summer $725 Per credit hour
J-Term $1,100 Per credit hour
     
Graduate and Professional Programs    
Online Graduate Programs    
Master of Science in Education $500 Per credit hour
Master of Arts in Communication $650 Per credit hour
Master of Business Administration $700 Per credit hour
Master of Public Administration $700 Per credit hour
Master of Data Analytics Leadership $700 Per credit hour
Compliance and Risk Management $850 Per credit hour
Residential Graduate Programs    
College of Arts and Sciences    
Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis $500 Per credit hour
College of Business and Public Administration    
Master of Accounting $670 Per credit hour
Master of Business Administration $670 Per credit hour
Master of Public Administration $595 Per credit hour
School of Education    
All graduate programs $500 Per credit hour
School of Journalism and Mass Communication    
Master of Communication Leadership $650 Per credit hour
School of Law    
Juris Doctor    
Full-time (10-18 credits per semester) $21,200 Per semester
Part-time (less than 10 credits per semester) $1,462 Per credit hour
Master of Laws    
Full-time (10-18 credits per semester) $21,200 Per semester
Part-time (less than 10 credits per semester) $1,462 Per credit hour
Master of Jurisprudence $850 Per credit hour
Study in France $7,000 Per semester
Pharmacy and Health Sciences    
Pharmacy    
Full-time (12-18 credits per semester)    
Students in P1-P3 years $20,895 Per semester
Students in P4 year $23,516 Per semester
Part-time (less than 12 credits per semester)    
Students in P1-P3 years $875 Per credit hour
Students in P4 year $875 Per credit hour
Occupational Therapy    
Full-time (12-18 credits per semester) $19,601 Per semester
Summer    
Students in O1-O2 years $9,800 Per semester
Students in O3 year $19,601 Per semester
Athletic Training    
Full-time (12-18 credits per semester) $14,900 Per semester
Part-time (less than 12 credits per semester) $700 Per credit hour
     
Other Programs    
Intensive English Program    
Fall or spring semester    
Full-time (six or more IEP credits per semester) $6,500 Per semester
Part-time (less than six IEP credits per semester) $1,300 Per course
Summer semester $1,730 Per session
Post Secondary Enrollment Option $250 Per course
Senior Citizen (ages 62+) - Course Audit $60 Per credit hour
Continuing Education & Professional Development varies  
     
Other tuition rates may be applied as specified in contractual terms
with or as passed through by third party organizations
   

 

 2019-2020 Summary of Fees

FeeRatePer
Student Activity Fee    
Full-time    
Undergraduate $73 Per semester
Graduate (9 or more credits) $73 Per semester
Pharmacy $73 Per semester
Occupational Therapy $73 Per semester
Athletic Training $73 Per semester
Law $31 Per semester
Overload Fee (credits beyond 18 per semester) based on program rate  
Technology Fee    
Full-time    
Graduate, including Drake Online programs $250 Per semester
Part-time $80 Per semester
Summer $80 Per semester
Application Fee    
Occupational Therapy $70   
Athletic Training $70  
Orientation Fee    
Student $110  
Parent staying on campus $85  
Parent staying off campus $45  
Student Bar Association Fee (Law School) $25  
Pharmacy Health Science Fee $50  
International Pharmacy Rotation $550 Per semester
Music Fees (selected courses)    
Applied music $330 Per course
Accompanist $588 Per course
Musical theatre $294 Per course
Vocal coaching $280 Per course
Drake University Community School of Music Fee $31  
Study Abroad    
Affiliate program, semester $500 Per semester
Affiliate program, J-term or summer $300  
Language Placement Exam Fee $20  
Reserve Officer Training Corps Fee $50  
Payment Plan Fee $30  
Late Payment Fee $60  
Transcript Fee $8  

 

2019-2020 Summary of Room Fees

Room FeeRatePer
Fall and Spring    
Double, triple, or quad room $2,946 Per semester
Single room $4,316 Per semester
Double-as-single room $4,662 Per semester
Summer    
Double $29 Per day
Single $44 Per day
J-Term Room and Board $55 Per day

 

2019-2020 Summary of Meal Plans

PlanRatePer
Residential Plans    
10 mean plan + 275 flex dollars $2,478 Per semester
14 meal plan + 100 flex dollars $2,478 Per semester
195 block plan + 300 flex dollars $2,478 Per semester
335 block plan $2,478 Per semester
Commuter Plans    
75 meal plan + 75 flex dollars $555 Per semester
125 meal plan + 125 flex dollars $925 Per semester

 

The information in this catalog does not constitute a contract between the university and the student. The university reserves the right to make changes in curricula, admission policies and processes, tuition and financial aid, academic standards and guidelines, student services and any other regulations or policies set forth in this catalog without giving prior notice.