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Office of Financial Aid "Cost of Attendance" used in determining aid (most recently posted year only): Undergraduate |  Graduate

Tuition and fees

2010-11(1) 2011-12(1) 2012-13(1) 2013-14(1) 2014-15 (1)(4)
  Semester AY Semester AY Semester AY Semester AY Semester AY
BASE (most students): Arts & Sciences, Architecture & Planning, Education
Undergraduate                    
Resident
4,255 8,511 4,576 9,152 4,741 9,482 5,174 10,347 5,394 10,789
Incoming Non-resident
14,746 29,493 15,165 30,330 15,689 31,378 16,058 32,115 16,575 33,151
Incoming International
                17,365 34,731
Graduate                    
Resident 
5,215 10,430 5,433 10,867 5,586 11,173 5,757 11,514 5,987 11,974
Non-resident 
12,775 25,550 13,371 26,743 13,821 27,643 14,154 28,308 14,636 29,272
BUSINESS                    
Undergraduate                    
Resident
6,379 12,759 6,894 13,788 7,059 14,118 7,489 14,977 7,697 15,395
Incoming Non-resident
16,519 33,039 16,963 33,926 17,467 34,934 17,719 35,437 18,089 36,179
Incoming International
                18,879 37,759
MBA(2)                    
Resident
8,131 16,262 8,493 16,987 8,763 17,527 8,988 17,976 9,308 18,616
Non-resident
14,467 28,934 15,144 30,289 15,666 31,333 16,035 32,070 16,571 33,142
Graduate                    
Resident
7,150 14,300 7,467 14,935 7,692 15,385 7,899 15,798 8,192 16,384
Non-resident 
14,260 28,520 14,928 29,857 15,441 30,883 15,801 31,602 12,332 24,664
ENGINEERING                    
Undergraduate                    
Resident
5,619 11,239 6,073 12,146 6,237 12,474 6,674 13,347 6,894 13,789
Incoming Non-resident
15,946 31,893 16,390 32,780 16,958 33,916 17,345 34,689 17,898 35,797
Incoming International
                18,688 37,377
Graduate              
Resident
6,592 13,184 6,873 13,747 7,080 14,161 7,278 14,556 7,553 15,106
Non-resident
13,873 27,746 14,523 29,047 15,018 30,037 15,369 30,738 15,887 31,774
JOURNALISM, MUSIC
Undergraduate                    
Resident
4,387 8,775 4,723 9,446 4,887 9,774 5,330 10,659 5,550 11,101
Incoming Non-resident 
14,896 29,793 15,315 30,630 15,842 31,684 16,211 32,421 16,737 33,475
Incoming International
                17,527 35,055
Graduate                    
Resident
5,215 10,430 5,433 10,867 5,586 11,173 5,757 11,514 5,987 11,974
Non-resident
12,910 25,820 13,515 27,031 13,974 27,949 14,307 28,614 14,789 29,578
LAW(3)
Juris Doctor
Resident
14,437 28,874 15,522 31,045 15,747 31,495 15,838 31,676 15,912 31,824
Non-resident
17,866 35,732 18,726 37,453 19,140 38,281 19,231 38,462 19,305 38,610
Master of Laws
Resident
16,501 33,002 17,294 34,589 17,267 34,535 15,999 31,998 16,076 32,152
Non-resident
18,251 36,502 19,144 38,289 19,117 38,235 19,095 38,190 19,172 38,344

 

Tuition only

2010-11(1) 2011-12(1) 2012-13(1) 2013-14(1) 2014-15(1)(4)
Semester AY Semester AY Semester AY Semester AY Semester AY
BASE (most students): Arts & Sciences, Architecture & Planning, Education
Undergraduate                    
Resident
3,509 7,018 3,836 7,672 4,028 8,056 4,380 8,760 4,524 9,048
Incoming Non-resident
14,000 28,000 14,425 28,850 14,976 29,952 15,264 30,528 15,705 31,410
Incoming International
                16,455 32,910
Graduate                    
Resident
4,464 8,928 4,689 9,378 4,869 9,738 4,959 9,918 5,112 10,224
Non-resident
12,024 24,048 12,627 25,254 13,104 26,208 13,356 26,712 13,761 27,522
BUSINESS
Undergraduate                    
Resident
5,610 11,220 6,131 12,262 6,323 12,646 6,672 13,344 6,816 13,632
Incoming Non-resident
15,750 31,500 16,200 32,400 16,731 33,462 16,902 33,804 17,208 34,416
Incoming International
                17,958 35,916
MBA(2)                    
Resident
7,380 14,760 7,749 15,498 8,046 16,092 8,190 16,380 8,433 16,866
Non-resident
13,716 27,432 14,400 28,800 14,949 29,898 15,237 30,474 15,696 31,392
Graduate                    
Resident
6,399 12,798 6,723 13,446 6,975 13,950 7,101 14,202 7,317 14,634
Non-resident
13,509 27,018 14,184 28,368 14,724 29,448 15,003 30,006 11,457 22,914
ENGINEERING
Undergraduate                    
Resident
4,873 9,746 5,333 10,666 5,524 11,048 5,880 11,760 6,024 12,048
Incoming Non-resident
15,200 30,400 15,650 31,300 16,245 32,490 16,551 33,102 17,028 34,056
Incoming International
                17,778 35,556
Graduate                    
Resident
5,841 11,682 6,129 12,258 6,363 12,726 6,480 12,960 6,678 13,356
Non-resident
13,122 26,244 13,779 27,558 14,301 28,602 14,571 29,142 15,012 30,024
JOURNALISM, MUSIC
Undergraduate                    
Resident 
3,641 7,282 3,983 7,966 4,174 8,348 4,536 9,072 4,680 9,360
Incoming Non-resident
14,150 28,300 14,575 29,150 15,129 30,258 15,417 30,834 15,867 31,734
Incoming International
                16,617 33,234
Graduate                    
Resident
4,464 8,928 4,689 9,378 4,869 9,738 4,959 9,918 5,112 10,224
Non-resident
12,159 24,318 12,771 25,542 13,257 26,514 13,509 27,018 13,914 27,828
LAW(3)
Juris Doctor
Resident
13,536 27,072 14,607 29,214 14,859 29,718 14,859 29,718 14,859 29,718
Non-resident
16,965 33,930 17,811 35,622 18,252 36,504 18,252 36,504 18,252 36,504
Master of Laws
Resident
15,750 31,500 16,550 33,100 16,550 33,100 15,201 30,402 15,201 30,402
Non-resident
17,500 35,000 18,400 36,800 18,400 36,800 18,297 36,594 18,297 36,594

(1) Resident undergraduate tuition represents the student share after College Opportunity Fund (COF).  For more information
about COF visit the Bursar's web site COF Information

(2) Starting in 2008-09, resident students entering the MBA program in the business school pay a different and higher tuition
rate than those continuing in the MBA program. The rate shown is for entering students.

(3) Starting in 2007-08, resident students entering the law school pay a different and higher tuition rate than those continuing
in the law school. The rate shown is for entering students.

(4) Starting in 2014-15, incoming undergraduate international students will pay a different rate than continuing international students.

Mandatory fees*

2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
Semester AY Semester AY Semester AY Semester AY Semester AY
Undergraduate 746 1,493 740 1,480 713 1,426 794 1,587 870 1,741
Graduate 751 1,502 744 1,489 717 1,435 798 1,596 875 1,750

*Fee information has been rounded to the nearest whole dollar thus, totals may vary by a dollar.
Detailed fee information can be found at the Bursar's web-site

Residence hall room and board

2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
Semester AY Semester AY Semester AY Semester AY Semester AY
Double room and 19 meals/week 5,396 10,792 5,639 11,278 5,865 11,730 6,129 12,258 6,405 12,810

Last revision 05/23/14


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