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 in person at the Cashier Office, room 115, Old Main.
  • Payment by check may be mailed to the Cashier Office, 115 Old Main, Drake University, 2507 University Ave., Des Moines, IA 50311

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.
  • Payment Plans must be set up by the tenth business day of the term.

Tuition Rebate

  • Drake University employees and their dependents may be eligible for a rebate covering all or a portion of their tuition. Activity and Technology fees are not covered by the rebate.
  • Full information and forms are available on the Human Resources website.

Employer Deferment

  • Drake graduate 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.
  • Employer Deferment Plans must be set up by the tenth business day of the term.
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