Tuition and Fees
Students participating in the Freshman Frontiers program are enrolled as Drexel students and pay Drexel tuition plus a program and housing fee of $7,000–$9,000. A $250 security deposit is held by Drexel in case of damage to housing. Tuition includes classes, co-curricular activities, access to DBS facilities, two trips, and orientation. Tuition does not include passport fees, round-trip transatlantic airfare, food, a phone, textbooks, optional field excursions, independent travel and expenses, or copier charges incurred at the workstation facility at DBS.
Students should plan to have a monthly budget of $700–$1,200 for personal expenses such as food, transportation, independent travel, and books. The estimated cost of textbooks is $300.
Students are required to have U.S. health insurance through a parent or guardian or through Drexel's student plan. Additionally, students are covered by supplemental international medical insurance through Endsleigh Insurance Group, the cost of which is included in the program and housing fee.
The Freshman Frontiers enrollment deposit, payable by check or money order, is $500 and is applied to the program and housing fee. Students must separately submit their $300 tuition and $200 housing deposits through the Discover Drexel portal following the freshman instructions.