2021-2022 Graduate

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

U.S. Graduate Students
Estimate Full-Time Cost of Attendance1 On Campus Off Campus
Tuition2(Base Allowance) $50,670 $50,670
Fee(Activity) Allowance $960 $960
Room and Board Allowance $13,950 N/A
Direct Costs3 $65,580 $51,630
Off-Campus Room Allowance6 N/A $13,950
Books Allowance $700 $700
Personal Allowance $4,572 $4,572
Transportation Allowance $2,296 $2,296
Estimated Loan Fees (if pursuing loans) $1,144 $1,144
Indirect Costs4 $8,712 $22,662
Total cost $74,292* $74,292*
1 Budgets are provided for student planning purposes only, individual student bills may vary. Review your financial aid award notice for your program estimated costs.
2 Estimated tuition for engineering and architecture students is slightly higher at $51,260. Estimated tuition for NCSSS is $32,760. 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 Room Allowance" is reduced to cover only Board. ($3,150 Food)
* Figures do not include the cost of Catholic University Health Insurance which you may be required 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 Hall, each academic program's tuition and fees. Visit COMPLETE TUITION & FEE SCHEDULE