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.

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: $41,464
Housing: $9,762
Meals: $5,358
Books*: $1,298
Transportation & Personal*: $2,448
Laptop*: $2,700 (first year students only)
 
First Year Total: $63,030
Returning Student Total: $60,330
 
*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: $41,464
Housing: $10,665
Meals: $3,384
Books*: $1,298
Transportation & Personal*: $2,448
Laptop*: $2,700 (first year students only)
 
First Year Total: $61,959
Returning Student Total: $59,259
 
*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: $41,464
Housing: $1,710
Meals: $3,384
Books*: $1,298
Transportation & Personal*: $1,944
Laptop*: $2,700 (first year students only)
 
First Year Total: $54,129
Returning Student Total: $51,429
 
*These costs are general estimates for the purpose of budgeting.

Tuition

2016-17 Annual Tuition (full-time) $41,464 (12-18 credits)
 
Deposit
*nonrefundable; applied towards tuition
$300
 
Part-time & Over 18 credits
Non-Matriculated
Non-major Private Lessons
$1,728 (per credit)
$1,210 (per credit)
$220 (flat fee)
 
Summer 2016 Sessions
Undergraduate Courses
Summer Internship (first 3 credits)

$1,160 (per credit)
$117 (per credit)
*after first 3 credits, internships are billed at the summer per credit rate.

Housing

2016-17 Annual Student Residence
 
Shared Room (within apartment) $9,762
Single Room (within shared apartment) $10,450
Single Studio Apartment $10,948
Housing Reservation / Damage Deposit $200

Health Insurance

Annual Fall Charge $1,444
Spring (January through August) $894 (for Spring 2016)
All students are required to have health insurance coverage. Learn more about the University health insurance plan and how to opt out.

Meal Plan

2016-17 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
$5,358
Gold Plan
*14 meals per week and $25 dining dollars per semester
$4,642
Silver Plan
*10 meals per week
$3,572
Bronze Plan
*5 meals per week
$2,016

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 $1,298 (per year)
Estimated Transportation
Residential Transportation
Commuter Transportation

$819 (per year)
$1,944 (per year)
Estimated Personal $1,629 (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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