What is the Cost of Living at Drake?
Room, board, as well as other charges may add up to a significant amount. Exactly how much does Drake request for these necessities, and just how does this school compare to others?
Why Does Room and Board Matter?
Make the right college choice for you by understanding all of your college expenses. Start by knowing just how much you'll be paying each year for room, board, and other living expenses.
Rooms, Meals and College Necessities: What it Costs
Housing and dining plans are priced out separately at Drake. The standard student spent $5,300 for housing and $4,550 for dining in 2016 - 2017.
The next table outlines average expected prices at Drake University for both living on campus or off campus, meal plans as well as other charges.
|Expense||On Campus||Off Campus|
|Room and Board||$9,850||$9,850|
|Other Living Expenses||$3,700||$3,700|
|Books and Supplies||$1,100||$1,100|
Over 4 Years You Will Spend About $63,519 on Housing, Food and Other Stuff
There has been an average 3.2% cost change every year for the last five years in Drake room & board costs. If the latest trends go on,this year's incoming freshman will spend $15,338 in room, board and additional costs in the first year of attendance. Two-year students would spend close to $15,693 in their last year, while those pursuing a bachelor's degree will probably shell out $16,058 for their last year.
Students obtaining their bachelor's degree will wind up having to pay a total of $63,519 in living costs by the time they complete their degree, while students obtaining their associates degree may pay a total of $31,031.
Details on Your Campus Living Situation and Meal Plan
|Are Freshmen Required to Live On Campus?||No|
|On-Campus Housing Capacity||2,772|
|Max Number of Meal-Plan Meals Per Week||N/A|
Cost to Live On Campus is Average
Living expenses for on-campus students at Drake University are $14,650, close to the average of $14,288.