Costs & Commitment
DUCA is a fee-based summer program. DUCA 2015 Fees are $5800.00 for the 5 week program. This includes housing, food, educational classes, computer rental, field trips and all transportation while at DUCA. Students must remain in residence for the full 32-day program, including weekends. They are expected to arrive promptly for all classes and activities.
Families are responsible for transportation to and from the program and pocket money.
Students must remain in residence for the full 32-day program, including weekends. They are expected to arrive promptly for all classes and activities.
There are open periods scheduled every day for personal use, but DUCA does not provide special facilities or alter schedules for formal athletic training, intensive music study or other commitments unrelated to the program.
The Drexel University Computing Academy Scholarship is available to incoming freshmen students who have participated in the summer academy program. Recipients will receive $1,000 for each quarter they are enrolled full-time in classes and provided they maintain a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA. This award will not be applied in excess of 12 academic quarters and pays towards tuition only.
The Eugene and Meher Garfield DUCA Scholars Endowed Fund, established in June of 2013, provides funding for a full scholarship for one economically underserved high school student per year from Philadelphia, The Delaware Valley, or Southern New Jersey to attend DUCA. Selection of the recipient shall be determined by the Director of DUCA.