What is the Cost of Living at Drake?
Are you aware of just how much it will cost for you to live on campus? Look into just how much extra the cost of living is at Drake.
Why Does Room and Board Matter?
Understanding the many expenses related to going to college will allow you to make a good decision. These extra costs of housing, food, and supplies add up fast!
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.
Discover Drake University costs for both on-campus and off-campus housing, and dining plans in addition to other charges in the the next table.
|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. Those students would wind up having to pay $15,693 in their 2nd year, and $16,058 in their 4th year.
Students obtaining their bachelor's degree will wind up having to pay a total sum of $63,519 in living costs by the time they complete their degree, while students obtaining their associates degree may pay a total sum 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
Students who live on campus at Drake University pay as much as $14,650 for room and board. This price is similar to the national average of $14,288.