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.

2020-2021 Undergraduate Cost of Attendance is available here.

2021–22 Undergraduate Cost of Attendance

  Residents Nonresidents
Tuition and fees
Based on typical enrollment for new incoming undergraduates of 15 credits for each of three terms, totaling 45 credits per year.
$14,421 $40,464
On-campus residence halls (Room and board)
Based on the average cost of a common type of room and middle meal plan. There is a live-on campus requirement for incoming first-year undergraduate students.
$13,509 $13,509
UO Costs Total $27,930 $53,973

Other Estimated Costs

Books and supplies $1,158 $1,158
Personal expenses $2,196 $2,196
Transportation $372 $1,308

The total estimated cost of attendance, including UO costs and other estimated costs, is $31,656 for residents and $58,635 for nonresidents.

Entering Students

Students beginning their first term at the University of Oregon should add the following:

Matriculation Fee $469 $469

Off-Campus Housing

Off-campus housing is estimated to cost $10,629 (monthly costs: housing $840; food $341).


The tuition and fees figure above includes mandatory fees all students much pay. Visit UO Mandatory Fees for more information.The cost of attendance does not include course fees nor does it include the one-time matriculation fee. 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
  • Food and housing
  • Transportation
  • Personal expenses, such as 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.