College for Women Cost of Attendance

We are committed to providing you with financial aid to make your education at St. Catherine University affordable.


  • the basics

    2017–2018 Direct Costs

    Direct costs are charges that are billed to the student’s university account. Direct costs do not include books or personal expenses. Please see below for full cost of attendance information.


Living on Campus, 32 Credits per Year

Category Cost
Tuition $40,096
Room & Meal Plan $9,196
Fees $759
Total $50,051

Living off Campus, 32 Credits per Year

Category Cost
Tuition $40,096
Required Meal Plan $200
Fees $759
Total $41,055
  • COST OF ATTENDANCE

    Full Costs by Semester

    The Financial Aid Office calculates financial aid awards for each student based on her or his unique financial and academic circumstances. To do this, we use a matrix of program costs based on averaged expenses and enrollment for each type of academic program. These program costs determine a student's financial aid budget, (estimated cost of attendance), and are used as a baseline for developing financial aid awards to help meet educational needs.

    For an average program budget:

    • Tuition rates are calculated using per credit program tuition costs and average registration at each enrollment tier (full-time, three-quarter-time, half-time, less-than-half-time).
    • Fees include mandatory program and student fees, but do not automatically include student- or course-specific fees.
    • Housing costs are calculated based on a comparison of standard on-campus living rates, local off-campus living rates, and estimated expenses for students living with family members.
    • Meal costs are based on on-campus meal-plan options as well as local cost-of-living indexes.
    • Book expenses are averaged based on overall student book costs, and are not specific to individual courses.
    • Personal and travel expenses are established by using national and local comparisons, and are not specific to individual choices.

    Rates may change for every academic year. Please visit Student Accounts for current tuition, fees and on-campus room and board rates.


2017–2018 College for Women Costs

New First-time Bachelor's Students Living On Campus:
Direct Costs: $25,083
Directs costs are items that will be billed to your University account. Based upon credit load assumptions these include Tuition and Fees, Housing and Meals.
Tuition: $20,048 (full-time enrollment, based on average of 16 credits per semester)
Student Fees: $147 mandatory student activity fee + $175 mandatory technology fee + $115 new student fee in the initial semester
Housing: $2,700
Meals: $1,898
Cost of Attendance Estimate Includes: your direct costs plus estimated indirect costs (Loan Fees, Books and Supplies, Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous and Transportation)
Loan Fees: $41
Books and Supplies: $500
Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous: $1,175
Transportation: $175
Total Indirect Costs: $1,891
Total Averaged Cost per Semester:$26,974*

New First-time Bachelor's Students Living Off Campus (not with family):
Direct Costs: $20,585
Directs costs are items that will be billed to your University account. Based upon credit load assumptions these include Tuition, Fees and Copper Meal Plan.
Tuition: $20,048 (full-time enrollment, based on average of 16 credits per semester)
Student Fees: $147 mandatory student activity fee + $175 mandatory technology fee + $115 new student fee in the initial semester
Copper Meal Plan: $100**
Cost of Attendance Estimate:
Includes: your direct costs plus estimated indirect costs (Loan Fees, Housing and Meals, Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous, Books and Supplies and Transportation)
Loan Fees: $41
Housing: $2,700
Meals: $1,898**
Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous: $1,175
Books and Supplies: $500
Transportation: $175
Total Indirect Costs: $6,489
Total Averaged Cost per Semester:$26,974*

New First-time Bachelor's Students Living with Family:
Direct Costs: $20,585
Directs costs are items that will be billed to your University account. Based upon credit load assumptions these include Tuition, Fees and Copper Meal Plan.
Tuition: $20,048 (full-time enrollment, based on average of 16 credits per semester)
Student Fees: $147 mandatory student activity fee + $175 mandatory technology fee + $115 new student fee in the initial semester
Copper Meal Plan: $100**
Cost of Attendance Estimate:
Includes: your direct costs plus estimated indirect costs (Loan Fees, Housing and Meals, Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous, Books and Supplies and Transportation)
Loan Fees: $41
Housing: $225
Meals: $875**
Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous: $1,175
Books and Supplies: $500
Transportation: $175
Total Indirect Costs: $2,991
Total Averaged Cost per Semester:$23,476*

*Note: this budget is based on full-time enrollment. Costs associated with part-time enrollment will be based on averaged enrollment at three-quarter time, half time, and less-than-half time, and may not include all budget components.

**Students living off campus or with parent who have no other meal plan will be assessed the $100 per semester Copper Meal Plan. Your total estimated Meal costs will stay at $1,855 if living off campus-not with parent, and $875 if living with parent/family.

New Transfer Bachelor's Students Living On Campus:
Direct Costs: $24,983
Directs costs are items that will be billed to your University account. Based upon credit load assumptions these include Tuition and Fees, Housing and Meals.
Tuition: $20,048 (full-time enrollment, based on average of 16 credits per semester)
Student Fees: $147 mandatory student activity fee + $175 mandatory technology fee + $15 new student fee in the initial semester
Housing: $2,700
Meals: $1,898
Cost of Attendance Estimate Includes: your direct costs plus estimated indirect costs (Loan Fees, Books and Supplies,
Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous and Transportation)
Loan Fees: $41
Books and Supplies: $500
Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous: $1,175
Transportation: $175
Total Indirect Costs: $1,891
Total Averaged Cost per Semester:
$26,874*

New Transfer Bachelor's Students Living Off Campus (not with family):
Direct Costs: $20,485
Directs costs are items that will be billed to your University account. Based upon credit load assumptions these include Tuition, Fees and Copper Meal Plan.
Tuition: $20,048 (full-time enrollment, based on average of 16 credits per semester)
Student Fees: $147 mandatory student activity fee + $175 mandatory technology fee + $15 new student fee in the initial semester
Copper Meal Plan: $100**
Cost of Attendance Estimate:
Includes: your direct costs plus estimated indirect costs (Loan Fees, Housing and Meals, Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous, Books and Supplies and Transportation)
Loan Fees: $41
Housing: $2,700
Meals: $1,898**
Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous: $1,175
Books and Supplies: $500
Transportation: $175
Total Indirect Costs: $6,489
Total Averaged Cost per Semester:
$26,874*

New Transfer Bachelor's Students Living with Family:
Direct Costs: $20,485
Directs costs are items that will be billed to your University account. Based upon credit load assumptions these include Tuition, Fees and Copper Meal Plan.
Tuition: $20,048 (full-time enrollment, based on average of 16 credits per semester)
Student Fees: $147 mandatory student activity fee + $175 mandatory technology fee + $15 new student fee in the initial semester
Copper Meal Plan: $100**
Cost of Attendance Estimate:
Includes: your direct costs plus estimated indirect costs (Loan Fees, Housing and Meals,Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous, Books and Supplies and Transportation)
Loan Fees: $41
Housing: $225
Meals: $875**
Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous: $1,175
Books and Supplies: $500
Transportation: $175
Total Indirect Costs: $2,991
Total Averaged Cost per Semester:
$23,376*

*Note: this budget is based on full-time enrollment. Costs associated with part-time enrollment will be based on averaged enrollment at three-quarter time, half time, and less-than-half time, and may not include all budget components.

**Students living off campus or with parent who have no other meal plan will be assessed the $100 per semester Copper Meal Plan. Your total estimated Meal costs will stay at $1,855 if living off campus-not with parent, and $875 if living with parent/family.

Continuing First-time Bachelor's Students

Continuing First-time Bachelor's Students Living On Campus:
Direct Costs: $24,968
Directs costs are items that will be billed to your University account. Based upon credit load assumptions these include Tuition and Fees, Housing and Meals.
Tuition: $20,048 (full-time enrollment, based on average of 16 credits per semester)
Student Fees: $147 mandatory student activity fee + $175 mandatory technology fee
Housing: $2,700
Meals: $1,898
Cost of Attendance Estimate Includes: your direct costs plus estimated indirect costs (Loan Fees, Books and Supplies, Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous and Transportation)
Loan Fees: $41
Books and Supplies: $500
Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous: $1,175
Transportation: $175
Total Indirect Costs: $1,891
Total Averaged Cost per Semester:
$26,859*

Continuing First-time Bachelor's Students Living Off Campus (not with family):
Direct Costs: $20,470
Directs costs are items that will be billed to your University account. Based upon credit load assumptions these include Tuition, Fees and Copper Meal Plan.
Tuition: $20,048 (full-time enrollment, based on average of 16 credits per semester)
Student Fees: $147 mandatory student activity fee + $175 mandatory technology fee
Copper Meal Plan: $100**
Cost of Attendance Estimate:
Includes: your direct costs plus estimated indirect costs (Loan Fees, Housing and Meals, Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous, Books and Supplies and Transportation)
Loan Fees: $41
Housing: $2,700
Meals: $1,898**
Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous: $1,175
Books and Supplies: $500
Transportation: $175
Total Indirect Costs: $6,489
Total Averaged Cost per Semester:
$26,859*

Continuing First-time Bachelor's Students Living with Family:
Direct Costs: $20,470
Directs costs are items that will be billed to your University account. Based upon credit load assumptions these include Tuition, Fees and Copper Meal Plan.
Tuition: $20,048 (full-time enrollment, based on average of 16 credits per semester)
Student Fees: $147 mandatory student activity fee + $175 mandatory technology fee
Copper Meal Plan: $100**
Cost of Attendance Estimate:
Includes: your direct costs plus estimated indirect costs (Loan Fees, Housing and Meals, Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous, Books and Supplies and Transportation)
Loan Fees: $41
Housing: $225
Meals: $875**
Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous: $1,175
Books and Supplies: $500
Transportation: $175
Total Indirect Costs: $2,991
Total Averaged Cost per Semester:
$23,361*

*Note: this budget is based on full-time enrollment. Costs associated with part-time enrollment will be based on averaged enrollment at three-quarter time, half time, and less-than-half time, and may not include all budget components.

**Students living off campus or with parent who have no other meal plan will be assessed the $100 per semester Copper Meal Plan. Your total estimated Meal costs will stay at $1,855 if living off campus-not with parent, and $875 if living with parent/family.

Continuing Transfer Bachelor's Students

Continuing Transfer Bachelor's Students Living On Campus:
Direct Costs: $24,968
Directs costs are items that will be billed to your University account. Based upon credit load assumptions these include Tuition and Fees, Housing and Meals.
Tuition: $20,048 (full-time enrollment, based on average of 16 credits per semester)
Student Fees: $147 mandatory student activity fee + $175 mandatory technology fee
Housing: $2,700
Meals: $1,898
Cost of Attendance Estimate Includes: your direct costs plus estimated indirect costs (Loan Fees, Books and Supplies, Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous and Transportation)
Loan Fees: $41
Books and Supplies: $500
Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous: $1,175
Transportation: $175
Total Indirect Costs: $1,891
Total Averaged Cost per Semester:
$26,859*

Continuing Transfer Bachelor's Students Living Off Campus (not with family):
Direct Costs: $20,470
Directs costs are items that will be billed to your University account. Based upon credit load assumptions these include Tuition, Fees and Copper Meal Plan.
Tuition: $20,048 (full-time enrollment, based on average of 16 credits per semester)
Student Fees: $147 mandatory student activity fee + $175 mandatory technology fee
Copper Meal Plan: $100**
Cost of Attendance Estimate:
Includes: your direct costs plus estimated indirect costs (Loan Fees, Housing and Meals, Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous, Books and Supplies and Transportation)
Loan Fees: $41
Housing: $2,700
Meals: $1,898**
Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous: $1,175
Books and Supplies: $500
Transportation: $175
Total Indirect Costs: $6,489
Total Averaged Cost per Semester:
$26,859*

Continuing Transfer Bachelor's Students Living with Family:
Direct Costs: $20,470
Directs costs are items that will be billed to your University account. Based upon credit load assumptions these include Tuition, Fees and Copper Meal Plan.
Tuition: $20,048 (full-time enrollment, based on average of 16 credits per semester)
Student Fees: $147 mandatory student activity fee + $175 mandatory technology fee
Copper Meal Plan: $100**
Cost of Attendance Estimate:
Includes: your direct costs plus estimated indirect costs (Loan Fees, Housing and Meals, Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous, Books and Supplies and Transportation)
Loan Fees: $41
Housing: $225
Meals: $875**
Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous: $1,175
Books and Supplies: $500
Transportation: $175
Total Indirect Costs: $2,991
Total Averaged Cost per Semester:
$23,361*

*Note: this budget is based on full-time enrollment. Costs associated with part-time enrollment will be based on averaged enrollment at three-quarter time, half time, and less-than-half time, and may not include all budget components.

**Students living off campus or with parent who have no other meal plan will be assessed the $100 per semester Copper Meal Plan. Your total estimated Meal costs will stay at $1,855 if living off campus-not with parent, and $875 if living with parent/family.

Full Time Student

Fees (Nine-month school year) 16 credits (4 courses/semester) 12 credits (3 courses/semester)*
Fees paid directly to the college:    
Tuition ($1,253/credit) $ 40,096 $ 30,072
Room (double room)** $ 5,400 $ 5,400
Meals (Platinum meal plan) $ 3,796 $ 3,796
Health insurance (mandatory) $ 1,737 $ 1,737
Student Activity & Technology Fee $ 644 $ 644
Fees not paid directly to the college, but included on the I-20:    
Books and supplies (estimate) $ 1,000 $ 1,000
Personal expenses (estimate)*** $ 2,350 $ 2,350
TOTAL $ 55,023 $ 44,999

For future budgeting, you should expect expenses to increase by 5%-8% each year.

* Full time students may also take three courses per semester. Summer study would be necessary to graduate in four years.
** If you choose a different type of housing, the cost will be higher.
*** Money for personal expenses can vary widely. We advise students to arrive with $500 to cover immediate expenses.

Standard Payment Schedule

Prior to Arrival On Arrival Beginning of 2nd Semester
Housing deposit - $100 1/2 fees 1/2 fees
Tuition deposit - $400 1/2 tuition 1/2 tuition
  1/2 room and board 1/2 room and board
  1/2 insurance 1/2 insurance

Other payment options are available. Please contact the Office of International Admission with questions.

2016–2017 College for Women Costs

New First-time Bachelor's Students Living On Campus:
Direct Costs: $23,062
Directs costs are items that will be billed to your University account. Based upon credit load assumptions these include Tuition and Fees, Housing and Meals.
Tuition: $18,120 (full-time enrollment, based on average of 15 credits per semester)
Student Fees: $147 mandatory student activity fee + $175 mandatory technology fee + $115 new student fee in the initial semester
Housing: $2,650
Meals: $1,855
Cost of Attendance Estimate Includes: your direct costs plus estimated indirect costs (Loan Fees, Books and Supplies, Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous and Transportation)
Loan Fees: $41
Books and Supplies: $500
Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous: $1,175
Transportation: $175
Total Indirect Costs: $1,891
Total Averaged Cost per Semester:
$24,953*

New First-time Bachelor's Students Living Off Campus (not with family):
Direct Costs: $18,657
Directs costs are items that will be billed to your University account. Based upon credit load assumptions these include Tuition, Fees and Copper Meal Plan.
Tuition: $18,120 (full-time enrollment, based on average of 15 credits per semester)
Student Fees: $147 mandatory student activity fee + $175 mandatory technology fee + $115 new student fee in the initial semester
Copper Meal Plan: $100**
Cost of Attendance Estimate:
Includes: your direct costs plus estimated indirect costs (Loan Fees, Housing and Meals, Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous, Books and Supplies and Transportation)
Loan Fees: $41
Housing: $2,650
Meals: $1,855**
Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous: $1,175
Books and Supplies: $500
Transportation: $175
Total Indirect Costs: $6,396
Total Averaged Cost per Semester:
$24,953*

New First-time Bachelor's Students Living with Family:
Direct Costs: $18,657
Directs costs are items that will be billed to your University account. Based upon credit load assumptions these include Tuition, Fees and Copper Meal Plan.
Tuition: $18,120 (full-time enrollment, based on average of 15 credits per semester)
Student Fees: $147 mandatory student activity fee + $175 mandatory technology fee + $115 new student fee in the initial semester
Copper Meal Plan: $100**
Cost of Attendance Estimate:
Includes: your direct costs plus estimated indirect costs (Loan Fees, Housing and Meals, Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous, Books and Supplies and Transportation)
Loan Fees: $41
Housing: $225
Meals: $875**
Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous: $1,175
Books and Supplies: $500
Transportation: $175
Total Indirect Costs: $2,991
Total Averaged Cost per Semester:
$21,548*

*Note: this budget is based on full-time enrollment. Costs associated with part-time enrollment will be based on averaged enrollment at three-quarter time, half time, and less-than-half time, and may not include all budget components.

**Students living off campus or with parent who have no other meal plan will be assessed the $100 per semester Copper Meal Plan. Your total estimated Meal costs will stay at $1,855 if living off campus-not with parent, and $875 if living with parent/family.

New Transfer Bachelor's Students Living On Campus:
Direct Costs: $21,854
Directs costs are items that will be billed to your University account. Based upon credit load assumptions these include Tuition and Fees, Housing and Meals.
Tuition: $16,912 (full-time enrollment, based on average of 14 credits per semester)
Student Fees: $147 mandatory student activity fee + $175 mandatory technology fee + $15 new student fee in the initial semester
Housing: $2,650
Meals: $1,855
Cost of Attendance Estimate Includes: your direct costs plus estimated indirect costs (Loan Fees, Books and Supplies, Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous and Transportation)
Loan Fees: $41
Books and Supplies: $500
Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous: $1,175
Transportation: $175
Total Indirect Costs: $1,891
Total Averaged Cost per Semester:
$23,645*

New Transfer Bachelor's Students Living Off Campus (not with family):
Direct Costs: $17,449
Directs costs are items that will be billed to your University account. Based upon credit load assumptions these include Tuition, Fees and Copper Meal Plan.
Tuition: $16,912 (full-time enrollment, based on average of 14 credits per semester)
Student Fees: $147 mandatory student activity fee + $175 mandatory technology fee + $15 new student fee in the initial semester
Copper Meal Plan: $100**
Cost of Attendance Estimate:
Includes: your direct costs plus estimated indirect costs (Loan Fees, Housing and Meals, Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous, Books and Supplies and Transportation)
Loan Fees: $41
Housing: $2,650
Meals: $1,855**
Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous: $1,175
Books and Supplies: $500
Transportation: $175
Total Indirect Costs: $6,396
Total Averaged Cost per Semester:
$23,645*

New Transfer Bachelor's Students Living with Family:
Direct Costs: $18,657
Directs costs are items that will be billed to your University account. Based upon credit load assumptions these include Tuition, Fees and Copper Meal Plan.
Tuition: $17,349 (full-time enrollment, based on average of 14 credits per semester)
Student Fees: $147 mandatory student activity fee + $175 mandatory technology fee + $15 new student fee in the initial semester
Copper Meal Plan: $100**
Cost of Attendance Estimate:
Includes: your direct costs plus estimated indirect costs (Loan Fees, Housing and Meals, Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous, Books and Supplies and Transportation)
Loan Fees: $41
Housing: $225
Meals: $875**
Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous: $1,175
Books and Supplies: $500
Transportation: $175
Total Indirect Costs: $2,991
Total Averaged Cost per Semester:
$20,240*

*Note: this budget is based on full-time enrollment. Costs associated with part-time enrollment will be based on averaged enrollment at three-quarter time, half time, and less-than-half time, and may not include all budget components.

**Students living off campus or with parent who have no other meal plan will be assessed the $100 per semester Copper Meal Plan. Your total estimated Meal costs will stay at $1,855 if living off campus-not with parent, and $875 if living with parent/family.

Continuing First-time Bachelor's Students

Continuing First-time Bachelor's Students Living On Campus:
Direct Costs: $22,947
Directs costs are items that will be billed to your University account. Based upon credit load assumptions these include Tuition and Fees, Housing and Meals.
Tuition: $18,120 (full-time enrollment, based on average of 15 credits per semester)
Student Fees: $147 mandatory student activity fee + $175 mandatory technology fee
Housing: $2,650
Meals: $1,855
Cost of Attendance Estimate Includes: your direct costs plus estimated indirect costs (Loan Fees, Books and Supplies, Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous and Transportation)
Loan Fees: $41
Books and Supplies: $500
Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous: $1,175
Transportation: $175
Total Indirect Costs: $1,891
Total Averaged Cost per Semester:
$24,838*

Continuing First-time Bachelor's Students Living Off Campus (not with family):
Direct Costs: $18,542
Directs costs are items that will be billed to your University account. Based upon credit load assumptions these include Tuition, Fees and Copper Meal Plan.
Tuition: $18,120 (full-time enrollment, based on average of 15 credits per semester)
Student Fees: $147 mandatory student activity fee + $175 mandatory technology fee
Copper Meal Plan: $100**
Cost of Attendance Estimate:
Includes: your direct costs plus estimated indirect costs (Loan Fees, Housing and Meals, Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous, Books and Supplies and Transportation)
Loan Fees: $41
Housing: $2,650
Meals: $1,855**
Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous: $1,175
Books and Supplies: $500
Transportation: $175
Total Indirect Costs: $6,396
Total Averaged Cost per Semester:
$24,838*

Continuing First-time Bachelor's Students Living with Family:
Direct Costs: $18,542
Directs costs are items that will be billed to your University account. Based upon credit load assumptions these include Tuition, Fees and Copper Meal Plan.
Tuition: $18,120 (full-time enrollment, based on average of 15 credits per semester)
Student Fees: $147 mandatory student activity fee + $175 mandatory technology fee
Copper Meal Plan: $100**
Cost of Attendance Estimate:
Includes: your direct costs plus estimated indirect costs (Loan Fees, Housing and Meals, Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous, Books and Supplies and Transportation)
Loan Fees: $41
Housing: $225
Meals: $875**
Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous: $1,175
Books and Supplies: $500
Transportation: $175
Total Indirect Costs: $2,991
Total Averaged Cost per Semester:
$21,433*

*Note: this budget is based on full-time enrollment. Costs associated with part-time enrollment will be based on averaged enrollment at three-quarter time, half time, and less-than-half time, and may not include all budget components.

**Students living off campus or with parent who have no other meal plan will be assessed the $100 per semester Copper Meal Plan. Your total estimated Meal costs will stay at $1,855 if living off campus-not with parent, and $875 if living with parent/family.

Continuing Transfer Bachelor's Students

Continuing Transfer Bachelor's Students Living On Campus:
Direct Costs: $21,739
Directs costs are items that will be billed to your University account. Based upon credit load assumptions these include Tuition and Fees, Housing and Meals.
Tuition: $16,912 (full-time enrollment, based on average of 14 credits per semester)
Student Fees: $147 mandatory student activity fee + $175 mandatory technology fee
Housing: $2,650
Meals: $1,855
Cost of Attendance Estimate Includes: your direct costs plus estimated indirect costs (Loan Fees, Books and Supplies, Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous and Transportation)
Loan Fees: $41
Books and Supplies: $500
Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous: $1,175
Transportation: $175
Total Indirect Costs: $1,891
Total Averaged Cost per Semester:
$23,630*

Continuing Transfer Bachelor's Students Living Off Campus (not with family):
Direct Costs: $17,334
Directs costs are items that will be billed to your University account. Based upon credit load assumptions these include Tuition, Fees and Copper Meal Plan.
Tuition: $16,912 (full-time enrollment, based on average of 14 credits per semester)
Student Fees: $147 mandatory student activity fee + $175 mandatory technology fee
Copper Meal Plan: $100**
Cost of Attendance Estimate:
Includes: your direct costs plus estimated indirect costs (Loan Fees, Housing and Meals, Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous, Books and Supplies and Transportation)
Loan Fees: $41
Housing: $2,650
Meals: $1,855**
Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous: $1,175
Books and Supplies: $500
Transportation: $175
Total Indirect Costs: $6,396
Total Averaged Cost per Semester:
$23,630*

Continuing Transfer Bachelor's Students Living with Family:
Direct Costs: $17,334
Directs costs are items that will be billed to your University account. Based upon credit load assumptions these include Tuition, Fees and Copper Meal Plan.
Tuition: $16,912 (full-time enrollment, based on average of 14 credits per semester)
Student Fees: $147 mandatory student activity fee + $175 mandatory technology fee
Copper Meal Plan: $100**
Cost of Attendance Estimate:
Includes: your direct costs plus estimated indirect costs (Loan Fees, Housing and Meals, Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous, Books and Supplies and Transportation)
Loan Fees: $41
Housing: $225
Meals: $875**
Personal Expenses/Miscellaneous: $1,175
Books and Supplies: $500
Transportation: $175
Total Indirect Costs: $2,991
Total Averaged Cost per Semester:
$20,225

*Note: this budget is based on full-time enrollment. Costs associated with part-time enrollment will be based on averaged enrollment at three-quarter time, half time, and less-than-half time, and may not include all budget components.

**Students living off campus or with parent who have no other meal plan will be assessed the $100 per semester Copper Meal Plan. Your total estimated Meal costs will stay at $1,855 if living off campus-not with parent, and $875 if living with parent/family.

Full Time Student

Fees (Nine-month school year) 16 credits (4 courses/semester) 12 credits (3 courses/semester)*
Fees paid directly to the college:    
Tuition ($1,208/credit) $ 38,656 $ 28,992
Room (double room)** $ 5,300 $ 5,300
Meals (Platinum meal plan) $ 3,710 $ 3,710
Health insurance (mandatory) $ 2,970 $ 2,970
Student Activity & Technology Fee $ 644 $ 644
Fees not paid directly to the college, but included on the I-20:    
Books and supplies (estimate) $ 800 $ 800
Personal expenses (estimate)*** $ 1,000 $ 1,000
TOTAL $ 53,080 $ 43,416

For future budgeting, you should expect expenses to increase by 5%-8% each year.

* Full time students may also take three courses per semester. Summer study would be necessary to graduate in four years.
** If you choose a different type of housing, the cost will be higher.
*** Money for personal expenses can vary widely. We advise students to arrive with $500 to cover immediate expenses.

Standard Payment Schedule

Prior to Arrival On Arrival Beginning of 2nd Semester
Housing deposit - $100 1/2 fees 1/2 fees
Tuition deposit - $400 1/2 tuition 1/2 tuition
  1/2 room and board 1/2 room and board
  1/2 insurance 1/2 insurance

Other payment options are available. Please contact the Office of International Admission with questions.