Cost of Attendance

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The cost of attendance reflects the amount of money a typical student is projected to need for school-related expenses during the academic year based on residency and degree program. Below is the cost of attendance for undergraduates; see costs for graduate students and law students.

2014–15 Undergraduate Cost of Attendance

Tuition and Fees$9,918$30,888
Based on enrollment of 15 credits per term (45 credits per year); does not include matriculation fee (see below)
On-Campus Housing$11,097$11,097
Standard Double Occupancy Room, with Standard Meal Plan
Books and Supplies$1,050$1,050
Cost varies depending on requirements for enrolled courses
Personal Expenses$2,340$2,430
Cost varies depending on personal spending habits
Estimated Total$24,405$45,375

Off-Campus Housing

Off-campus housing is estimated to cost $9,765 (monthly costs: rent and utilities $725; food $360).

Additional Fees

The cost of attendance does not include optional fees nor does it include the mandatory one-time matriculation fee of $362, which new students pay their first term only to cover the cost of such things as new student orientation and transcripts. Read answers to frequently asked questions about the matriculation fee.

What's Included

The cost of attendance includes the following:

  • Estimated tuition and fees
  • Books and supplies
  • Room and board
  • Personal expenses, such as local transportation, clothing, personal items, laundry, going to a movie, or buying a pizza. We provide this estimate for personal planning purposes only; it does not represent a direct cost of attending the university.

Requests for additional school-related expenses, such as childcare, purchasing a computer, or sole occupancy, are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Some costs, such as personal expenses and living expenses for students that live off campus, are difficult to project and vary from student to student. We recommend you create a budget to estimate your costs more precisely.