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Cost and Budget

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

Housing $2,000 - $3,000 per quarter
Meals $1,000 - $1,895 per quarter
Books $500 per quarter
Health Insurance $600 - $900 per quarter
Immunizations $35 (one-time fee)
SEVIS & Visa fees $450 (one-time fee)