Payment Options

One or more payment options are available to students with account balances not covered by pending financial aid, depending on the circumstances:

Payment in full

  • Students and authorized users may pay outstanding balances online using the online payment portal on the My Drake Account or Parents tab in blueView.
  • Electronic checks and all major credit cards are accepted. Please note that a 2.75% convenience fee is charged for online credit card payments for tuition and fees.
  • International wire transfers are also accepted. Please contact the Student Accounts office for assistance.
  • Payments may also be made by mail or in person at the Cashier Office, room 115, Old Main.

Payment Plans

  • Students and authorized users may set up a payment plan using the online payment portal on the My Drake Account or Parents tab in blueView. There is a plan available for the Fall term and for the Spring term, each consisting of four payments with fixed payment dates. There is no payment plan for the summer term.
  • A non-refundable $30 setup fee must be paid at the time the payment plan is setup.
  • A $25 late fee will be charged for each installment not paid on time.

Tuition Rebate

  • Drake University employees and their dependents may be eligible for a rebate covering all or a portion of their tuition and fees.
  • Full information and forms are available on the Human Resources website.

Employer Deferment

  • Drake students receiving tuition benefits from their employers may apply for an employer deferment on the My Drake Account tab in blueView.
  • A non-refundable $35 setup fee must be paid at the time the deferment is requested.
  • To complete the deferment, confirmation of payment by the employer must be sent to the Student Accounts office.
University News
January 28, 2015
Greg Johansen, PH'76, of West Des Moines has been elected to the Drake University Board of Trustees.
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