The Catholic University of America

Estimated Cost of Attendance (COA)

COMPLETE TUITION & FEE SCHEDULE

   
   

2019 - 2020 Undergraduate


  Estimate Full-Time Cost of Attendance1  

On Campus/Off Campus not with Parent

Off Campus with Parent
  Tuition2 (Base Allowance)   $46,950 $46,950
  Fee (Activity) Allowance   $796 $796
  Room and Board Allowance   $15,260 N/A
  Direct Costs3,5
  $63,006 $47,746
 
     
  Off-Campus Room and Board Allowance   $15,260 $6,440
  Books Allowance   $1,000 $1,000
  Personal Allowance   $2,250 $2,250
  Transportation Allowance   $900 $2,700
  Average Loan Fees (if pursuing loans)   $1,170 $1,170
  Indirect Costs4   $20,682 $13,662
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  Total Cost*   $68,326* $61,306*  
   
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 $47,550.
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.
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 CUA 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 2019-2020 insurance costs are to be determined.

   

Important: For specific housing charges by Hall, each academic program's tuition and fees. Visit COMPLETE TUITION & FEE SCHEDULE

   
   

2019 - 2020 Graduate


  Estimate Full-Time Cost of Attendance1   On Campus Off Campus  
  Tuition2 (Base Allowance)    $48,000 $48,000  
  Fee (Activity) Allowance    $640 $640  
  Room and Board Allowance   $13,950 N/A  
  Direct Costs3   $62,590 $48,640  
           
  Off-Campus Room Allowance6   N/A $13,950  
  Books Allowance    $700 $700  
  Personal Allowance    $4,572 $4,572  
  Transportation Allowance    $2,296 $2,296  
  Average Loan Fees (if pursuing loans)   $1,174 $1,174  
  Indirect Costs4   $8,742 $22,692  
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      Total Cost*   $71,332* $71,332*
   
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 $48,560. Estimated tuition for NCSSS is $31,040. Estimated tuition for Canon Law (9 credits per semester) is $29,700.
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 parent, your "Off-Campus Room Allowance" is reduced to cover only Board. ($3,116 Food)
*

Figures do not include the cost of CUA 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 avaerage cost of health insurance.

   
 

Important: For specific housing charges by Hall, each academic program's tuition and fees. Visit COMPLETE TUITION & FEE SCHEDULE


 

For previous years Estimated Cost of Attendance please email cua-finaid@cua.edu