$41,250

Tuition

$56,724

Cost of Attendance

$29,511

Net Price

Drake University Tuition and Fees

Drake University offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs across different fields, providing quality education to students. The expense of education here is very high, compared to the tuition fees charged by different colleges. The average annual cost for students opting to pursue undergraduate programs at the university is estimated to be around $42,840, based on 2020 - 2021 official information. This amount includes the total tuition fees as well as other expenses. The housing facilities, books and supplies, and other expenses cost $10,848, $1,100, and $3,700, respectively.

Total Cost of Attendance

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$41,396$41,396
Book & Supplies$1,100$1,100
Room & Board cost$10,528$10,528
Other Expenses$3,700$3,700
Total Cost of Attendance$56,724$56,724

As for the cost of attending the university, students should understand that the tuition forms only a portion of the expenses that are involved in the overall cost of attendance. They must plan for several other expenses that accompany the cost of attendance such as lodging, dining, textbooks, supplies, and the cost of living, among others. The total tuition and fees for students attending Drake University come out to be around $42,840 per year. Apart from that, they should also pay an average amount of $1,100 toward books and supplies, $10,848 for room and boarding charges, and $3,700 toward other expenses in a year. Hence, based on this information, the overall cost of attending the university adds up to around $58,488 per year.

Average Net Price by Family Income

Net Price

$29,511

Family Income

Avg. Net Price

$0 to $30,000

$22,298

$30,001 to $48,000

$24,942

$48,001 to $75,000

$26,124

$75,001 to $110,000

$28,763

$110,000+

$32,322

As for the net cost for attending DU, the actual amount depends on the annual family income of the candidate. The net price is nothing but the actual amount that a student is required to pay in a year. Generally, the higher the family income of the candidate, the higher is the net amount to be paid. So, it all essentially depends on the family income bracket of the student. At DU, the average net price is estimated to be around $30,265. The net price for students with an annual family income below $30,000 is reported to be around $25,212. For the individuals who come under the $30,001-$48,000 income category, the net cost is $24,060. The amount stands at $26,589 for an annual income between $48,001 and $75,000, $30,031 for the $75,001-$110,000 income bracket, and $32,411 for a family income above $110,000.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$41,396$41,396
Room & Board Cost$10,528$10,528
Total Tuition & Fees$51,924$51,924

At Drake University, the estimated tuition and fees for candidates who have enrolled in undergraduate programs are $42,840 per year. They would also be required to pay around $10,848 for their room and boarding expenses. Accordingly, the overall cost for undergraduate students at the university totals about $58,488 per year, based on the available data.

Graduate Tuition and Fees

In-stateOut-State
Tuition$10,260$10,260
Fees$250$250

Moving on to the tuition and fees charged for students who wish to join postgraduate programs offered at DU, the amount stands at $11,818 per year. Of this amount, $11,568 accounts for the graduate tuition and the remaining $250 for the graduation fees.

Cost Per Credit Hour

DegreeYearCost per Credit hour
Graduate2018 - 2019$570
Undergraduate2018 - 2019$845

The graduate and undergraduate courses have a varying cost per credit hour – which is the total program cost divided by the total number of credit hours of the program – that the student has to pay to attend DU. As per the 2019-2020 fee structure, the cost per credit hour for graduate courses is $197 and for undergraduate courses, it stands at $329. Drake University also offers a wide range of online programs across 72 different majors for students at present.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & other expensesOn CampusOff Campus
Room & Board$10,528$10,528
Other Expense$3,700$3,700
Book & Supplies$1,100$1,100

As far as the housing and related charges are concerned, these expenses remain the same for both on-campus or off-campus candidates at DU. To note, students have to pay $14,548 per year toward these facilities. Besides, the room and boarding charges for the students come to around $10,848 per year. In addition to that, the candidates will have to pay an amount of about $1,100 for books and supplies. Meanwhile, the other expenses that a student needs to plan for add up to $3,700.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & Other Expenses

Room & Boards

On Campus

$10,528

Off Campus

$10,528

Housing & Other Expenses

Other Expenses

On Campus

$3,700

Off Campus

$3,700

Housing & Other Expenses

Book & Supplies

On Campus

$1,100

Off Campus

$1,100

As far as the housing and related charges are concerned, these expenses remain the same for both on-campus or off-campus candidates at DU. To note, students have to pay $14,548 per year toward these facilities. Besides, the room and boarding charges for the students come to around $10,848 per year. In addition to that, the candidates will have to pay an amount of about $1,100 for books and supplies. Meanwhile, the other expenses that a student needs to plan for add up to $3,700.

Online Degree Programs, Tuition and Cost Per Credit Summary

Degree TypeTotal Average TuitionAverage Tuition Per Credit
Masters $21,450 $650

Drake University offers 2 online programs across 2 Majors.

Projected Price for a 4 year degree

The current projected cost of attending a four-year graduate course, along with the living expenses, at Drake University is around $296,709 as per official data. To note, the total expenses for undergraduate students stood at $30,265 for 2018-2019, $29,511 for 2017-2018, and $28,277 for 2016-2017.

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