2023-2024 Graduate

The Cost of Attendance below reflects full-time graduate-level enrollment. Your estimated Cost of Attendance will vary depending on your specific academic program and enrollment level(full-time vs. part-time).  Your financial aid offer letter will include estimated expenses relevant to your academic program.

Estimate Full-Time Cost of Attendance1 On Campus Off-Campus Off-Campus w/Parent
Tuition2(Base Allowance) $52,190 $52,190 $52,190
Fee(Activity) Allowance $1,030 $1,030 $1,030
Housing Allowance $11,020 $0 $0
Food Allowance $7,590 $0 $0
Direct Costs3 $71,830 $53,220 $53,220
Off-Campus Housing Allowance6 $0 $11,020 $3,796
Off-Campus Food Allowance6 $0 $7,590 $7,590
Books Allowance $700 $700 $700
Personal Allowance $4,572 $4,572 $4,572
Transportation Allowance $980 $980 $2,296
Estimated Loan Fees (if pursuing loans) $1,208 $1,208 $1,208
Indirect Costs4 $7,460 $26,070 $20,162
Total cost $79,290* $79,290* $73,382*
1 Budgets are provided for student planning purposes only, individual student bills may vary. Review your financial aid offer letter for your program estimated costs.
2 Estimated tuition for engineering and architecture students is slightly higher at $52,800. Estimated tuition for NCSSS is $21,600. The estimated tuition for Canon Law (12+ credits per semester) is $40,400.
3 Direct Costs are charges that are billed directly to the student by the university.
4 Indirect Costs are expenses that are not directly billed to the student by the university.
6 If living with a parent, your "Off-Campus Housing Allowance" is reduced.
* Figures do not include the cost of Catholic University Health Insurance which you may choose to purchase if you are not already covered by your own (or parent) health plan. Personal Allowance includes the average cost of health insurance.
Important: For specific housing charges by residence hall, each academic program's tuition and fees. Visit COMPLETE TUITION & FEE SCHEDULE