2020 - 2021 Undergraduate

The official Cost of Attendance was published on January 24, 2020. Previous Cost of Attendance publications identified as estimated may differ from actual approved tuition and fee rates for the 2020-2021 academic year.

U.S. Students
Full-Time Cost of Attendance1 On Campus/Off Campus not with Parent Off Campus with Parent
Tuition2 (Base Allowance) $48,600 $48,600
Fee (Activity) Allowance $816 $816
Room and Board Allowance $15,820 N/A
Direct Costs3,5 $65,236 $49,416
Off-Campus Room and Board Allowance4 $15,820 $6,600
Books Allowance $1,000 $1,000
Personal Allowance $2,250 $2,250
Transportation Allowance $900 $2,700
Estimated Loan Fees (if pursuing loans) $1,206 $1,206
Indirect Costs4 $5,356 $13,756
Total Cost* $70,592* $63,172
1 Budgets are provided for student planning purposes only, individual student bill will vary.
2 Estimated tuition for engineering and architecture students is slightly higher at $49,220.
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. Indirect costs for student's living off-campus is $21,176.
5 New Students are charged a one-time New Student Fee of $440. Only charged upon a student's first semester. Not included in the figures above.
* 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. Update to your Student Financial Aid budget available upon request. The 2020-2021 insurance costs are to be determined.
Important: For specific housing charges by hall and for each academic program's tuition and fees, please visit COMPLETE TUITION & FEE SCHEDULE