Prospective students and their families can contact Drexel Central for questions about financial aid in one of the following ways: 

Call 1.877.DREXEL5 or 215.895.1600

Visit Drexel Central Office – Suite 106,
Main Building, 3141 Chestnut Street

Financial Aid Process

We are excited that you are considering joining the Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Drexel University!

We have created an easy step-by-step process for understanding financing at Drexel.

How is Drexel's Cost of Attendance Determined?

So how much does an investment in a legal education at Drexel cost? Take a look at the breakdown of the average costs for the JD program below. These figures are based on the cost of attendance for the 2023–2024 academic year and are prior to financial aid being applied.

Estimated Cost of Attendance Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Tuition $52,800 $52,800 $52,800
Fees $840 $840 $840
Immunization Fee $35

Program Fee $960 $960 $960
Bar App Fee

Books $1,346 $1,874 $804
Computer/Supplies $870

Personal $2,566 $2,566
Loan Origination Fee $220 $220 $220
Room and Board $17,182 $17,182 $17,182
Transportation $3,584 $3,584 $3,584
Total $80,804 $80,026

Applying for Financial Aid

Here are the quick and easy steps we recommend for applying for financial aid:

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

The FAFSA is used to determine your eligibility for federal loans and work-study. The Department of Education has begun a soft launch of the 2024–2025 FAFSA and the form is now available at the Federal Student Aid website. Throughout this soft launch, this overhauled application may become temporarily unavailable as the Department of Education continues to perform required site maintenance. Drexel recommends monitoring the Federal Student Aid website and completing the FAFSA when you see it is available.

Scholarship Opportunities

Once your admission application has been received, you are automatically considered for merit scholarships; you may also want to consider looking for private scholarships to help with your costs.

View Your Financial Aid Status in Discover Drexel

Information during the entire financial aid process, including the status of your financial aid applications and a detailed list of any aid you may be offered, will be available on Discover Drexel, in the Financial Aid tab. Discover Drexel will also provide you with information about additional financing options you may be able to utilize to cover any costs not covered by financial aid, such as the Direct Graduate PLUS Loan, payment plans, and private education loans. Once you submit your admission application to Drexel, you will be provided with login credentials for Discover Drexel.


You may notice a list of outstanding financial aid requirements in the "Financial Aid" tab of Discover Drexel. You should only begin completing these requirements after you have confirmed your enrollment with Drexel, unless Drexel Central advises you to complete them sooner.

Next Steps for Confirmed Students

Now that you have confirmed that you want to attend Drexel, we are so excited to have you join us!

In order to be prepared to attend Drexel, you should review the following important information:

  • Law Student Financing Resources – There are several different financing options that may be available to you, including payment plans and private education loans.
  • Student Billing – Learn about Drexel's electronic monthly billing statement (eBill), refunds, and payment options.

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