The Catholic University of America

Estimated Cost of Attendance (COA)

COMPLETE TUITION & FEE SCHEDULE

   
   

2015 - 2016 Undergraduate


  Estimate Full-Time Cost of Attendance1   On Campus Off Campus
  Tuition2 (Base Allowance)   $40,400 $40,400
  Fee (Activity) Allowance   $532 $532
  Room and Board Allowance   $13,356 N/A
  Direct Costs3,5
  $54,288 $40,932
 
     
  Off-Campus Room and Board Allowance   N/A $13,356
  Books Allowance   $838 $838
  Personal Allowance   $2,070 $2,070
  Transportation Allowance   $1,198 $1,198
  Estimated Loan Fees (if pursuing loans)   $994 $994
  Indirect Costs4   $5,100 $18,456
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  Total Cost*   $59,388* $59,388*  
   
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 $40,900.
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 $425. 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. Cost is $2,720 per year, billed once during Fall Semester if attending both Fall and Spring. If only Spring semester then $1,525.

   

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

   
   

2015 - 2016 Graduate


  Estimate Full-Time Cost of Attendance1   On Campus Off Campus  
  Tuition2 (Base Allowance)    $41,400 $41,400  
  Fee (Activity) Allowance    $400 $400  
  Room and Board Allowance   $15,822 N/A  
  Direct Costs3   $57,622 $41,800  
           
  Off-Campus Room Allowance6   N/A $15,822  
  Books Allowance    $668 $668  
  Personal Allowance    $2,322 $2,322  
  Transportation Allowance    $2,284 $2,284  
  Estimated Loan Fees (if pursuing loans)   $1,030 $1,030  
  Indirect Costs4   $6,304 $22,126  
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      Total Cost*   $63,926* $63,926*
   
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 $41,920. Estimated tuition for NCSSS is $26,780. 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. ($3,014 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. Update to your Student Financial Aid budget available upon request. Cost is $2,720 per year, billed once during Fall Semester if attending both Fall and Spring. If only Spring semester then $1,525.

   
 

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


 

For 2014 - 2015 Estimated Cost of Attendance please email cua-finaid@cua.edu