Undergraduate Cost of Attendance

To assist students and families in understanding what it costs to attend, we have outlined both direct and estimated costs that students can expect to pay for their first year. If the student is receiving a scholarship or financial aid, it is applied evenly across the two terms in the academic year typically.

2016–2017 Tuition, Fees and Housing Rates >>

2017–2018 Tuition, Fees and Housing Rates

General Budgets

On-Campus Budget

The budget listed below is used to determine the need of an on-campus undergraduate student. Review the additional drop downs for additional charges and information. Your actual costs will depend on a number of factors including your housing placement, program, and individual expenses.

Tuition: $43,100
Housing: $10,150
Meals: $5,560
Books*: $1,314
Transportation & Personal*: $2,475
Laptop*: $2,700 (first year students only)
 
First Year Total: $65,299
Returning Student Total: $62,599
 
*These costs are general estimates for the purpose of budgeting.

Off-Campus Budget

The budget listed below is used to determine the need of an undergraduate student living off-campus and not residing with relatives. Review the additional drop downs for additional charges and information. Your actual costs will depend on a number of factors including your housing placement, program, and individual expenses.

Tuition: $43,100
Housing: $10,800
Meals: $3,420
Books*: $1,314
Transportation & Personal*: $2,475
Laptop*: $2,700 (first year students only)
 
First Year Total: $63,809
Returning Student Total: $61,109
 
*These costs are general estimates for the purpose of budgeting.

Commuting Budget

The budget listed below is used to determine the need of an undergraduate student living off-campus with relatives. Review the additional drop downs for additional charges and information. Your actual costs will depend on a number of factors including your housing placement, program, and individual expenses.

Tuition: $43,100
Housing: $1,728
Meals: $3,420
Books*: $1,314
Transportation & Personal*: $3,618
Laptop*: $2,700 (first year students only)
 
First Year Total: $55,880
Returning Student Total: $53,180
 
*These costs are general estimates for the purpose of budgeting.

Tuition

2017-18 Annual Tuition (full-time) $43,100 (12-18 credits)
 
Deposit
*nonrefundable; applied towards tuition
$300
 
Part-time & Over 18 credits
Non-Matriculated
Non-major Private Lessons
$1,795 (per credit)
$1,256 (per credit)
$220 (flat fee)
 
Summer 2017 Sessions
Undergraduate Courses
Summer Internship (first 3 credits)

$1,204 (per credit)
$124 (per credit)
*after first 3 credits, internships are billed at the summer per credit rate.

Housing

2017-18 Annual Student Residence
 
Shared Room (within apartment) $10,150
Single Room (within shared apartment) $10,850
Single Studio Apartment $11,375
Housing Reservation / Damage Deposit $200

Health Insurance

Annual Fall Charge $1,563 (for 2017-18)
Spring (January through August) $965 (for Spring 2018)
All students are required to have health insurance coverage. Learn more about the University health insurance plan and how to opt out.

Meal Plan

2017-18 Annual Student Meal Plan Prices
 
Platinum Plan (required for first-year resident students; returning residential students may elect the Gold Plan)
*19 meals per week and $125 dining dollars per semester
$5,560
Gold Plan
*14 meals per week and $25 dining dollars per semester
$4,800
Silver Plan
*10 meals per week
$3,700
Bronze Plan
*5 meals per week
$2,100

Laptop Requirement

Students should expect to set aside additional funds for a mandatory laptop. For more information and computer requirements by major, visit the Laptop Requirement page.

Books and Estimated Expenses

Estimated Books $1,314 (per year)
Estimated Transportation
Residential Transportation
Commuter Transportation

$819 (per year)
$1,962 (per year)
Estimated Personal $1,656 (per year)

Additional Fees

Application Fee $60
Non-Matriculation Registration Fee $35
 
Graduation Fee (charged when students petition to graduate) $100
Equipment Insurance Fee (only required to rent equipment) $100
Photography Fee, per major $100
Dance Fee, per major $100
MBET 112 Course Materials Fee $40
Late Payment Fee $150
Insufficient Funds Fee $50
Late Registration Fee $35

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