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.

2020-2021 Summary of Tuition

ProgramRatePer
Undergraduate Programs    
Full-time (12-18 credits per semester)    
For students who enter the 2020-2021 academic year $22,094 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 $19,731 Per semester
Part-time (less than 12 credits per semester)    
Day or evening courses $1,133 Per credit hour
Summer $725 Per credit hour
Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication online $650 Per credit hour
J-Term $1,133 Per credit hour
     
Graduate and Professional Programs    
Online Graduate Programs    
Compliance and Risk Management $850 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 Science in Business Analytics $850 Per credit hour
Master of Science in Education $500 Per credit hour
Master of Science in Health Informatics and Analytics $700 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 $700 Per credit hour
Master of Business Administration $700 Per credit hour
Master of Public Administration    
2020-2021 Cohort $700 Per credit hour
2019-2020 Cohort and prior $620 Per credit hour
School of Education    
All graduate programs except Master of Science in Counseling $500 Per credit hour
Master of Science in Counseling $515 Per credit hour
School of Law    
Juris Doctor    
Full-time (10-18 credits per semester) $21,750 Per semester
Part-time (less than 10 credits per semester) $1,500 Per credit hour
Master of Laws    
Full-time (10-18 credits per semester) $21,750 Per semester
Part-time (less than 10 credits per semester) $1,500 Per credit hour
Master of Jurisprudence $850 Per credit hour
Study in France $7,250 Per semester
Pharmacy and Health Sciences    
Pharmacy    
Full-time (12-18 credits per semester)    
Students in P1-P3 years $21,500 Per semester
Students in P4 year $24,000 Per semester
Part-time (less than 12 credits per semester) $925 Per credit hour
Occupational Therapy    
Full-time (12-18 credits per semester) $19,950 Per semester
Summer    
Students in O1-O2 years $9,975 Per semester
Students in O3 year $19,950 Per semester
Part-time (less than 12 credits per semester) $900 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
   

 

 2020-2021 Summary of Fees

FeeRatePer
Student Activity Fee    
Full-time    
Undergraduate $89 Per semester
Graduate (9 or more credits) $89 Per semester
Pharmacy $89 Per semester
Occupational Therapy $89 Per semester
Athletic Training $89 Per semester
Law $31 Per semester
Overload Fee (credits beyond 18 per semester) based on program rate  
Technology Fee    
Full-time    
Graduate, online programs $250 Per semester
Graduate, residential programs $250 Per semester
Part-time $80 Per semester
Summer $60 Per semester
Application Fee    
Athletic Training $70  
Occupational Therapy $70   
Orientation Fee    
Student $110  
Parent staying on campus $85  
Parent staying off campus $45  
Student Bar Association Fee (Law School) $25  
Health Science Fee $50  
International Pharmacy Rotation $550 Per semester
Music Fees (selected courses)    
Applied music $340 Per course
Accompanist $610 Per course
Theatre arts $305 Per course
Vocal performance $305 Per course
Drake University Community School of Music Fee $32  
Study Abroad    
Affiliate program, semester $500 Per semester
Affiliate program, J-term or summer $300  
Language Placement Exam Fee $5  
Reserve Officer Training Corps Fee $50  
Payment Plan Fee $30  
Late Payment Fee $60  
Transcript Fee $8  

 

2020-2021 Summary of Room Fees

Room FeeRatePer
Fall and Spring    
Double, triple, or quad room $3,042 Per semester
Single room $4,489 Per semester
Double-as-single room $4,848 Per semester
Summer    
Double $30 Per day
Single $46 Per day
J-Term Room and Board $57 Per day

 

2020-2021 Summary of Meal Plans

PlanRatePer
Residential Plans    
Unlimited + 100 flex dollars + 6 guest passes $2,534 Per semester
Unlimited + 300 flex dollars + 6 guest passes $2,714 Per semester
175 block plan + 650 flex dollars $2,534 Per semester
205 block blan + 525 flex dollars $2,534 Per semester
Commuter Plans    
40 meal plan + 300 flex dollars $560 Per semester
75 meal plan + 300 flex dollars $700 Per semester
125 meal plan + 200 flex dollars $810 Per semester
All flex (250 flex dollars + 10 guest/bonus meals) $250 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.