Your First-Year Costs

Below are the estimated costs of tuition, fees, and average room and board based on three quarters for the 2022–2023 academic year.

Tuition
$56,595
Footnote 5
Fees
$2,405
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Room & Board
$16,980
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In 2021-2022, the average net Tuition price* was
$20,563
Footnote 7

*Net Price is the tuition minus the average financial aid package offered to first-year students for 2021–2022.

Financial Aid Awarded

Out of Our 2021–2022 First-Year Class5

99.7%
received financial aid awards.
99.7%
received gift aid from Drexel.
Average grant aid award to first-year, full-time undergraduates entering in fall 2021
$34,203
Footnote 5

2021-2022 Financial Aid Investment for Undergraduate Students 5

Drexel Scholarships and Grants
$300 million+
Federal Work-Study Funding
$3 million+

Estimate the Cost of a Drexel Education

Drexel's Net Price Calculator is a tool that families of prospective first-year students can use to estimate their student's cost of attending Drexel. While this calculator only provides an estimate, you can get a sense of the financial aid your student may be eligible for.

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Co-op and Its Return on Investment

Understanding Co-op
Since 1919, Drexel's world-renowned cooperative education (co-op) program has prepared our students for the future. Drexel Co-op provides professional employment experience, giving students the opportunity to explore and build a career before they enter the workforce.
gross median six-month salary for a paid co-op experience
$19,000+
A majority of co-op positions are full-time and over 76% positions are paid.
94.7%
of Undergraduate alumni are working or enrolled in graduate or professional education.1
88%
of co-op employers would consider rehiring their co-op student for a future co-op or full-time position.6
44.9%
of co-op participants working full-time had received a job offer from a former co-op employer.1

An Education that Yields Results

One Year After Graduation:

Drexel graduates earn
12%
above the national average.2
One year after graduation, Drexel graduates earn
$63,417
as an average full-time annual salary.1

Drexel is ranked:

Top 3%
of U.S. Universities for Lifetime Earnings.3
Top 10
of Pennsylvania Institutions for Earnings.4

Footnotes referenced in the infographic on data sources:

  1. Report for spring 2020 Senior Exit and One-Year-Out Alumni Surveys for those completing a bachelor’s degree. Data reflect responses to One-Year-Out Alumni Survey and Senior Exit Survey, with an effective knowledge rate of 54.1%. Non-respondents to the One-Year-Out Alumni Survey that indicated affirmative plans for employment or graduate school (hired by a specific company or accepted to and planning to enroll in a specific graduate school) in the Graduating Senior Exit Survey are reflected in these results.
  2. National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) September 2021 Salary Survey.
  3. Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce, 2020. https://cew.georgetown.edu/cew-reports/roi2022/
  4. "College Scorecard" U.S. Department of Education, 2022.
  5. Facts and figures. http://www.drexel.edu/drexelcentral
  6. Co-op Student Evaluation, 2020.
  7. Drexel Office of Institutional Research, average cost of tuition minus average financial aid offered for first-year students, 2021-2022.