The chart represents direct costs for basic expenses and estimates for other expenses for the 2017-2018 academic year, Fall Session 2017 through Spring Session 2018.
|Persons who reside in university housing||Persons who reside near campus||Persons who reside with family/friends|
|Tuition (12-18 credits/semester)*||$32,190||$32,190||$32,190|
|General Fee (Approximately)||1,500||1,500||1,500|
|Student Activities Fee||250||250||250|
|Room (multiple occupancy)**||7,822||varies||0|
|Meals (19 meals a week)***||6,078||varies||0|
|Books and Supplies (estimate)||1000||1000||1000|
|Personal Expenses (estimate)||700||700||700|
|TOTAL ESTIMATED COST||$50,340||varies||$36,640|
* Tuition is based on a course load of 12-18 credits per semester for the fall and spring semester sessions. This cost applies to full time students only. Students registered for more than 18 credits will be charged the tuition amount plus a per credit charge of $630 for any credits above 18.
** Room: The room charge noted above for university housing represents the cost for an individual living in a multiple occupancy room in Loughran or Madonna Hall. A single occupancy room in those residences is available for $9578. For all other residence halls, multiple occupancy is available for $7519 and $9116 single occupancy. The rate for the Woodlands Apartments I is $8303, and $8846 for Woodland Aparments II.
*** Meals: See cost breakdown for meal plans.
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Direct Costs (billed)
Direct costs are billed by the University Cashier’s Office.
Tuition and fees are billed through the University Cashier’s Office several weeks before the beginning of each semester.
On-campus room costs are determined and billed through the University Cashier’s Office when you apply for and are assigned a room with the Housing and Residence Life Office. Specific information regarding room selection can be found on the Housing and Residence Life website.
On-campus meal plans are determined and billed through the University Cashier’s Office when you select a meal plan with Housing and Residence Life Office. Specific information regarding meal plans and selection can be found on the Housing and Residence Life website.
Health Insurance costs are billed by the University Cashier’s Office. Instructions for waiving the University endorsed health insurance can be found on the Cashier’s Office website.
Indirect Costs (not billed)
Indirect costs are not billed by the University Cashier’s Office and are not directly paid by financial aid. These costs are based on average expenses. For personal budgeting purposes, you can use your own estimates for indirect expenses based on your expected personal spending and circumstances.
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