For a better experience, click the Compatibility Mode icon above to turn off Compatibility Mode, which is only for viewing older websites.

Cost of Attendance for Medical (MD) Program

Prospective Drexel students and applicants looking for information about the Cost of Attendance should review the information on the Prospective Student Financial Information page

The cost of attendance information on this page will help you see the differences between your first year and your subsequent years as a medical student. 

2016–2017 Academic Year

Year 1


Med 1/MPIL
Tuition* $54,758
General Fee $1,104
Student Activity Fee  $430
Disability Insurance  $51
Orientation Fee  $100
Loan Origination Fee  $458
Books  $1,500
Computer & iPad $1,190
Instruments & Equipment  $200
Health Insurance  $2,055
Personal $2,790
Room & Board $14,930
Transportation $5,120

*Listed tuition and fees reflect the standard 2016–2017 rates established by the Board of Trustees. For additional information please visit the Tuition and Fees Web page.

Year 2

Cost Amount 
Tuition* $54,758 
General Fee $1,104 
Student Activity Fee  $430
Disability Insurance  $51
Loan Origination Fee  $458
Books  $750
Instruments & Equipment  $100
Health Insurance  $2,290
Personal $2,790
Rent $12,200
Food $2,730
Travel Mileage $1,960 
Vehicle Maintenance $2,350
Vehicle Insurance  $810
Step 1 USMLE Exam  $600
Step 1 USMLE review materials  $500

*Listed tuition and fees reflect the standard 2016–2017 rates established by the Board of Trustees. For additional information please visit the Tuition and Fees Web page

Year 3

Cost Amount
Tuition* $54,758
General Fee $1,104
Student Activity Fee  $430
Disability Insurance  $51
Loan Origination Fee  $506
Books  $750
Health Insurance  $2,290
Personal $3,348
Rent $14,640
Food $3,276
Travel Mileage $2,352
Vehicle Maintenance $2,820
Vehicle Insurance  $972
Step 2 CK USMLE Exam $600
Step 2 CS USMLE Exam $1,275 
Step 2 USMLE review materials  $500
NBME Clinical Self Assessment Subject Exam  $300

*Listed tuition and fees reflect the standard 2016–2017 rates established by the Board of Trustees. For additional information please visit the Tuition and Fees Web page.

Year 4


Med 4 
Tuition* $54,758 
General Fee $1,104
Student Activity Fee  $430
Disability Insurance  $51
Loan Origination Fee  $482
Books  $250
Health Insurance  $2,055
Personal $3,069
Room & Board $16,423
Transportation $5,632
Residency Interviews  $4,000

*Listed tuition and fees reflect the standard 2016–2017 rates established by the Board of Trustees. For additional information please visit the Tuition and Fees Web page.

Viewing Your Cost of Attendance

If you are a new student, you will be able to view your cost of attendance in the Financial Aid tab of Discover Drexel.

If you are a continuing student, you can view your cost of attendance via DrexelOne:

  • Log in to DrexelOne.
  • Select the "Billing and Financial Aid" tab.
  • Select the "View Your Cost of Attendance Information" link in the "Cost of Attendance" channel.
  • Select the academic year you are looking for.
  • Select the "Cost of Attendance" hyperlink.