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Additional Financing Options

Tuition Management Systems (TMS) Payment Plan

Drexel offers a monthly installment payment plan for graduate students for each term of attendance through Tuition Management Systems (TMS). The plan allows you to make monthly payments for a portion or all of your balance due for a given term. Each payment plan requires an application fee.

To view payment plan schedules and learn more, visit Drexel Central's Payment Plan page.

Employer Assisted Tuition Deferred Payment Plan

Drexel University’s Employer Reimbursement Plan is designed for students whose employers offer reimbursement for tuition charges. It allows graduate students to defer their tuition payments to Drexel until 30 days after the term has been completed. There is a nonrefundable application fee for this service. The plan is available term by term.

For more information or to download an application, visit Drexel Central's Employer Reimbursement Plan page.

Benefits for Veterans

GI Bill® for Veterans

If you are a veteran who served on continuous active duty for 181 days or more after January 31, 1955, you may be eligible for educational benefits under the Montgomery G.I. Bill. If you are the dependent of a veteran who died or is permanently disabled as a result of service in the armed forces, you may also be eligible for educational benefits. Contact your local Department of Veterans Affairs office for details.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by the VA is available at the official U.S. government website at

Yellow Ribbon Program

Through this program, a partnership between the federal government and Drexel, the University matches the government's contribution to the cost of an education, allowing eligible veterans to attend Drexel with no out-of-pocket expenses. To determine eligibility, visit For more information about Drexel's participation in the program, visit the Office of Veteran Services' Yellow Ribbon page.

Private Scholarships and Grants

You may be eligible for a specialized scholarship or grant from an outside organization. Some sources to explore include employers, unions, professional organizations, and community and special-interest groups.

For a list of recommended free scholarship search engines, visit Drexel Central's Non-Drexel Scholarships page.

Federal College Work-Study

The Federal College Work-Study program at Drexel is designed to promote the part-time employment of students who have demonstrated financial need upon completion of the FAFSA. Employment under the Federal College Work-Study program is awarded as part of the financial aid package. The amount earned will not be applied to the student's tuition, but will be paid to the student through a paycheck. The availability of funds from this program is limited.

Learn more about the Federal College Work-Study program.