Cost of Attendance

The Student Financial Services Office establishes (within Federal, State, and regional guidelines) modest budgets that reflect the average student's costs for a nine month period. Taken into consideration are a variety of conditions, such as living accommodations and special additional costs. Sample Expense Budgets for a full-time student are shown below:

Cost of Attendance 2020-21

Living with parents
with no dependents 
All Other Students Less Than Half-Time 
Tuition and Fees* $1,270 $1,270 $1,270
Books and Supplies $1,080 $1,080 $1,080
Food and Housing** $8,780 $16,580 N/A ***
Personal Expenses $3,226 $3,784 N/A***
Transportation $898 $898 $898
Total Cost of Attendance

 * Estimates “based on anticipated 2020-2021 enrollment fees of $46 per unit; subject to change.” Out-of-state students are charged an additional $290.00 per unit for tuition.

 ** Represents costs of meals and basic expenses which family continues to provide while student lives at home.

 *** Per Federal regulations, less than half-time student budget do not include the cost of food and housing and personal expenses.

Reasonable documented dependent care expenses may be added to basic cost of attendance.


For more information:

Tuition & Fees Breakdown