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Cost of Attendance

Cost of Attendance

The student expense budget allows for direct expenses billed by the University, as well as indirect educational expenses. Below you will find the cost of attendance that we use for our various student budgets. (Miscellaneous fees such as lab fees, commitment fees, commencement fees, etc. are not reflected in the sample budgets below.)

The costs below are the estimated costs undergraduate study for the 2015-2016 academic year:

On-campus resident studentOff-campus student not living at homeOff-campus student living with parent/relative
Tuition and fees$36,740 $36,740 $36,740
On-campus room and board$13,240
Direct billed charges$49,990 $36,740 $36,740
Off-campus living allowance*$10,450 $7,550
Books and supplies*$900 $900 $900
Personal expenses*$1,000 $1,000 $1,000
Transportation*$800 $800 $1,000
Total estimated cost of attendance$52,690 $49,890 $47,190

* Tuition and fees and on-campus room and board are billed directly from the University. On-campus room and board is an estimate based on traditional freshmen residence and meal plans. All items not directly billed are estimates. While your own specific costs for some items may vary, the cost of attendance estimates presented above will help you plan your own budget for the academic year.