Cost of Attendance

We calculate aid eligibility based on the estimated annual Cost of Attendance Budgets listed below.  (For more eligibility information, see How Awards Are Determined.) 

These fall-spring budgets include estimated direct costs for TU charges such as tuition and on-campus room/board, and allowances for other indirect costs such as off-campus room/board, transportation, personal expenses and books/supplies.  Your actual costs may vary.

Both on-campus and off-campus room/board allowances are based on the estimated costs for a multiple-occupancy room in our standard housing options (Glen Complex, Richmond, Newell, Prettyman, Scarborough, and Residence Tower). The board costs are based on our 14 meals/week plan.  Use the "Living with Parents" room/board allowances if you will be commuting from parent housing.

The tables below list our estimated 2019-2020 rates.  These rates may change.  Our Board of Regents will not approve our official 2019-2020 rates until June. 

For more detailed information, see tuition and fees or housing and meal plan rates.

Enrollment Requirements

  • We build all initial budgets and aid offers based on full-time status. If you will enroll part-time, your award notice will include instructions for changing your status to part-time.
  • If you enroll less than half-time, your budget can only include tuition/fees and books/supplies and can’t include room/board, personal, or transportation costs.
  • For information on aid program enrollment requirements, see Minimum Credits.

2019-2020 Undergraduate Budgets

Full-time (at least 12 units)

Budget item MD Resident
On/Off Campus
Out-of-State
On/OFF Campus
MD Resident
Living With Parents
Tuition/Fees (12-15 units) $10,198 $24,334 $10,198
Room/Board Allowance $ 12,846 $12,846 $1,500
Books/Supplies $1,080 $1,080 $1,080
Transportation $1,600 $1,600 $1,800
Personal Expenses $1,500 $1,500 $1,250
Loan Fees Allowance $250 $250 $250
Total $27,474 $41,610 $16,078


part-time Undergraduates

If you will enroll 3/4 time (9-11 units), we must reduce the budgets above to 9 units of Tuition/Fees.

If you will enroll 1/2 time (6-8 units), we must reduce the budgets above to 6 units of Tuition/Fees.

Budget Item MD Resident Out-of-State
9 Units Tuition/Fees $8,028 $18,630
6 Units Tuition/Fees $5,352 $12,420


2019-2020 Master's Degree & Graduate Certificate Budgets

Full-time (at least 9 units)

Budget Item MD Resident
On/Off Campus
Out-of-State
On/Off Campus
MD Resident
Living With Parents
Tuition & Fees (9 units) $10,530 $18,972 $10,530
Room/Board Allowance $12,846 $12,846 $1,500
Books/Supplies $900 $900 $900
Transportation $2,400 $2,400 $2,400
Personal Expenses $1,500 $1,500 $1,250
Loan Fees Allowance $250 $250 $250
Total $28,426 $36,868 $16,830


half-time Master's & Certificates

If you will enroll half-time (6-8 units), we must reduce the budgets above to 6 units of Tuition/Fees.

Budget Item MD Resident Out-of-State
6 Units Tuition/Fees $7,020 $12,648


2019-2020 Doctoral Degree Budgets

Full-time (at least 6 units)

Budget Item MD Resident
On/Off Campus
Out-Of-State
On/Off Campus
MD Resident
Living With PArents
Tuition & Fees (6 units) $7,020 $12,648 $7,020
Room/Board Allowance $12,846 $12,846 $1,500
Books/Supplies $600 $600 $600
Transportation $2,400 $2,400 $2,400
Personal Expenses $1,500 $1,500 $1,250
Loan Fees Allowance $250 $250 $250
Total $24,616 $30,244 $13,020


half-time doctoral

If you will enroll half-time (3-5 units), we must reduce the budgets above to 3 units of Tuition/Fees.

Budget Item MD Resident Out-of-State
3 Units Tuition/Fees $3,510 $6,324

2018-2019 Budgets

2018-2019 Cost of Attendance budgets are available as a PDF file.