Estimating Basic Costs

The basic costs for a Freshman year (two semesters) in the College of Arts and Sciences, Heider College of Business and College of Nursing are:

Tuition (full-time program at rate effective August 2024) $46,800
University Fee $1,440
University Technology Fee $616
Room & Board (Standard meal plan & double room, weighted average of freshmen dorm rates) $13,652
Orientation Fee (All freshmen, 1st semester enrolled) $300
Total for academic year (two semesters) $62,808

The basic costs payable each semester would be approximately one-half of these totals.

In estimating the overall costs one should include allowances for personal expenses, including such items as clothes, laundry and dry cleaning, recreation and entertainment, transportation, etc. These costs will vary greatly among students. Books and school supplies average about $1,200 per year.