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WHAT IS THE COST OF ATTENDANCE?

Your student cost of attendance is the amount of money we estimate you will need for tuition, books and living expenses for the nine-month academic year (October-June).  It is based on surveys of students’ costs, comparisons with other schools, input from housing and transportation agencies, and it reflects cost-of-living changes.

Student costs can include only the student's educational costs; other family members' expenses cannot be included in the budget.  The figures below are subject to change each academic year.

Students may submit a revision request form to have additional costs (childcare, uninsured medical/dental costs for the student, etc.) included in their individual budgets.

For detailed tuition rates, consult the tuition rates page.

Annual Cost of Attendance for 2020-21 (nine-month expenses)

Expense Type

Lives Away From Home

Lives With Parents

(Commuter)

Non-
Traditional

Graduate Students

(Commuter)

Graduate Students

(Traditional)

Resident Tuition*

$11,889

$11,889

$11,889

$17,946†

$17,946†

Books

$900

$900

$900

$825

$825

Room and Board

$12,258

$4,371

$15,855

$4,371

$15,855

Personal Expenses

$2,316

$2,316

$2,316

$2,316

$2,316

Transportation

$1,044

$1,044

$1,044

$1,044

$1,044

Resident Total

$28,407

$20,520

$32,004

$26,502

$37,986
 

Lives Away From Home

Lives With Parents

(Commuter)

Non-
Traditional

Graduate Students

(Commuter)

Graduate Students

(Traditional)

Non-Resident Tuition*

$39,231

$39,231

$39,231

$31,043†

$31,043†

Books

$900

$900

$900

$825

$825

Room and Board

$12,258

$4,371

$15,855

$4,371

$15,855

Personal Expenses

$2,316

$2,316

$2,316

$2,316

$2,316

Transportation

$1,044

$1,044

$1,044

$1,044

$1,044

Non-Resident Total

$55,749

$47,862

$59,346

$39,599

$51,083

 

†Figure shown is for Graduate Tier I programs. Graduate tuition varies by program.

*Tuition figures currently shown are estimated. For detailed tuition rates, consult the tuition rates page.

2019-20 Student Cost of Attendance nine-month expenses

 

Lives Away From Home

Lives With Parents

(Commuter)

Non-
Traditional

Graduate Students

(Commuter)

Graduate Students

(Traditional)

Resident Tuition*

$11,639

$11,639

$11,639

$17,151†

$17,151†

Books

$900

$900

$900

$825

$825

Room and Board

$11,748

$4,182

$15,174

$4,182

$15,174

Personal Expenses

$2,265

$2,265

$2,265

$2,265

$2,265

Transportation

$1,044

$1,044

$1,044

$1,044

$1,044

Resident Total

$27,596

$20,030

$31,022

$25,467

$36,459
 

Lives Away From Home

Lives With Parents

(Commuter)

Non-
Traditional

Graduate Students

(Commuter)

Graduate Students

(Traditional)

Non-Resident Tuition*

$38,340

$38,340

$38,340

$29,736†

$29,736†

Books

$900

$900

$900

$825

$825

Room and Board

$11,748

$4,182

$15,174

$4,182

$15,174

Personal Expenses

$2,265

$2,265

$2,265

$2,265

$2,265

Transportation

$1,044

$1,044

$1,044

$1,044

$1,044

Non-Resident Total

$54,297

$46,731

$57,723

$38,052

$49,044

†Figure shown is for Graduate Tier I programs. Graduate tuition varies by program.

 

Definitions

Lives away from home: All single, undergraduate students without dependents (spouse or children) who are living away from parents’ home; undergraduate married students without children, whose spouses are also students.

Non-traditional: All graduate/professional students; undergraduates who have children; married undergraduates whose spouses are not also enrolled.  Registered same-sex domestic partners may request consideration for additional living costs and will need to provide information about their partners’ financial resources when they make the request.

Room and board: This figure is intended to include food, utilities and housing.