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Cost and Budget

Living in Philadelphia is considered affordable in comparison to other big cities in the United States. Below is an estimated budget that exchange students generally spend per quarter here at Drexel. Miscellaneous personal expenses are at the discretion of the student.

Housing $3,000 - 5,000 per quarter
Meals $1,000 - 2,000 per quarter
Books $300-500 per quarter
Health Insurance $600 - 1200 per quarter
Immunizations $0-300
SEVIS & Visa fees $450 (one-time fee)
Personal Expenses varies

 *The above amounts are estimates and are subject to change. Total does not include airfare or personal travel expenses. 

Students are encouraged to apply to our exchange student blog scholarship, which awards up to $500 for one term! Read the blogs here