The Catholic University of America

Costs


Fall 2014 and Spring 2015

Summer 2015

Fall 2015 and Spring 2016

Summer 2016

 

 

TUITION AND FEES: FALL 2014 AND SPRING 2015

TUITION

Full-time rates are charged for enrollment of 12 or more credits for undergraduate students, 12 or more credits for Columbus School of Law students, and 8 or more credits for graduate students.

Students enrolled in joint degree programs with the law school are billed standard law school tuition rates for the entirety of their joint degree program and are considered law school students for the purposes of student financial aid and student loans.

Students enrolled in joint degree graduate programs where the tuition rates for the individual schools differ are billed at the higher tuition rate for the entirety of their joint degree program and are considered students in the higher tuition rate school for the purposes of student financial aid and student loans. 

In the Schools of Arts & Sciences, Business & Economics, Music, Philosophy, and Theology & Religious Studies
Full-time, per semester - Undergraduate $19,600
Full-time, per semester - Graduate $20,100
Part-time, per credit hour - Undergraduate $1,550
Part-time, per credit hour - Graduate $1,600
  
In the Schools of Architecture & Planning and Engineering
Full-time, per semester - Undergraduate $19,850
Full-time, per semester - Graduate (non-MCRP)
$20,350
Part-time, per credit hour - Undergraduate $1,550
Part-time, per credit hour - Graduate (non-MCRP)
$1,600
per credit hour - Graduate (Master of City and Regional Planning - does not include students in joint programs or non-degree students) $1,000
  
In the School of Canon Law
per credit hour (up to but not exceeding the full-time, per semester rate for the Schools of Arts & Sciences, Library & Information Science, Music, Nursing, Philosophy, and Theology & Religious Studies) $1,600
  
In the School of Law
Full-time, per semester $22,450
Part-time, per credit hour $1,625
Non-degree practitioners, per credit hour
$1,000
MLS program, per credit hour $915
Foreign LLM program, one-time fee (not tuition) $9,800
  
In the Metropolitan School of Professional Studies
per credit hour - Undergraduate
$835
per credit hour - Graduate
$855
per credit hour - Graduate online programs* (Masters)
$830
 *rate applies to fully-online programs only
In the School of Nursing
Full-time, per semester - Undergraduate $19,600
Full-time, per semester - Graduate $20,100
Part-time, per credit hour - Undergraduate $1,550
Part-time, per credit hour - Graduate $1,600
Part-time, per credit hour - Graduate online programs* (Masters)
$830
Part-time, per credit hour - Graduate online programs* (Doctoral)
$1000
  *rate applies to fully-online programs only
In the National Catholic School of Social Service
Full-time, per semester - Undergraduate
$19,600
Full-time, per semester - Graduate
$13,000
Part-time, per credit hour - Undergraduate
$1,550
Part-time, per credit hour - Graduate
$1,000
Part-time, per credit hour - Graduate online programs* (Masters)
$830
   *rate applies to fully-online programs only
In Intensive English
per semester, regardless of credit hours $9,500
  
Off-Campus Programs
per credit hour (see Off-Campus Programs Rate Eligibility) $1000

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MANDATORY FEES

Activities Fees (rates set by student government)
Undergraduate, full-time, per semester $112.50
Undergraduate, part-time, per semester $56.25
Graduate (non-Law), per semester $50
  
New Student Fee (assessed in first semester only)
Undergraduate, Graduate, and Law
$425
Certificate & Non-Degree programs $200
Credit Non-Affiliated students (Workshops & High School programs; Visiting Summer-only students) $200
 
Technology Fee
Undergraduate, Graduate, and Law, full-time, per semester $150
Undergraduate, Graduate, and Law, part-time, per semester $95
 
In the School of Arts & Sciences
Master of Science in Library & Information Science Instructional Technology Fee, per semester $25
 
In the School of Business & Economics
Master of Science in Business Analysis Student Fee, full-time, per semester $410
Master of Science in Business Analysis Student Fee, part-time, per semester $205
 
In the Columbus School of Law
Law Student Fee, Day Division, per semester $47.50
Law Student Fee, Evening Division, per semester $45
Student Bar Association Fee, per semester $40
 
In the School of Nursing
Undergraduate Curriculum Fee, per semester $120

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MISCELLANEOUS FEES

Academic Fees
Audit Fees
     Law School Audit Fee (Law School Alumni only), per class
$200
     Post-Doctoral Audit Fee, per class
$300
Course Fees
     Art Department Course Fee $35
     Clinical Laboratory Fee $120
     Dance Class Fee $175
     Language Instructional Fee $54
     Malpractice Insurance Fee, Low $60
     Malpractice Insurance Fee, High $140
     Music Instruction Fee: 1 credit undergraduate required MUPI course $143
     Music Instruction Fee: 1 credit graduate required MUPI course $112
     Music Instruction Fee: 2 credit required MUPI course $184
     Music Instruction Fee: 3 credit required MUPI course $270
     Music Instruction Fee: 1 credit undergraduate elective MUPI course $270
     Music Instruction Fee: 1 credit graduate elective MUPI course $204
     Music Instruction Fee: 3 credit elective MUPI course $510
     Psychology Undergraduate Comprehensive Examination Fee $30
Dissertation and Thesis Fees
     Doctoral Dissertation Processing Fee
$40
     Vatical Transmittal Fee (PhD in Philosophy & Ecclesiastical Degrees only)
$50
     Master's/Licentiate Thesis Microfilming Fee
$50
Placement Test Fees
Intensive English Placement Test Fee $40
Language Placement Test Fee $74
 
Administrative Fees
Art Department Lost or Stolen Equipment Charge
varies
Education Abroad Administrative Fees
     CUA Rome Program, Fall semester $4,000
     CUA Rome Program, Spring semester $5,000
     Hong Kong Engineering Exchange Program, per semester $330
     London Dramatic Academy Program, per semester $5,000
     CUA Affiliated Programs not listed above, per semester varies - contact CUAbroad
Note: A portion of the above Education Abroad fees is paid directly to CUAbroad as a program deposit.  The remaining balance is billed to the student account.
     Non-CUA Affiliated Program, one semester program $1,000
     Non-CUA Affiliated Program, two semester program $1,500
     Program Cancellation Fee varies
Graduation Fee $150
Health Services Fees varies
ID Card Replacement Fee $30
Law School Transient Fee $250
Music Locker Rental Fees
     Large, per year $14
     Medium, per year $12
     Small, per year $10
     Instrument, per year $23
Music Lost Sheet Music varies
Music Practice Room Fees
     Grand Piano/Schudi Organ/Harpsichord, per semester (5 hours per week) $61
     Upright Piano/Organ, per semester (5 hours per week) $51
     St. Vincent's Chapel/Harp. Room, per year (key deposit) $61
Music Recital Fee, per recital $61
Parking
varies
Portfolio Fee (SAIL Program) $250
Re-Admission Fee $100
Returned Check Fee $65
Student Medical Insurance, per year (billed in full in the Fall semester) $2,469
Student Medical Insurance, Spring semester only $1,522
Note: Enrollment in the CUA Student Medical Insurance plan is required for all domestic students enrolled in 12 or more credits and all international students (regardless of the number of credits enrolled) unless an online coverage waiver is completed by the published deadline.  Additional information on the student medical insurance plan and instructions for waiving coverage are available here as well as at the Student Medical Insurance webpage.
 
Application Fees (these fees do not bill or credit to the student account)
All schools: Undergraduate  $55
All schools except the School of Law: Graduate $60
School of Law: Law Student $70
School of Law: Visiting Law Student $30
Education Abroad $100
Intensive English $30
   
Registration Deposits (these fees do not bill to the student account and are non-refundable)
Undergraduate, Residential $500
Undergraduate, Commuter $300
Graduate (non-Law) $200
Law $450
Law, deferred admissions $500

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LATE FEES

Late Registration Fee (for initial registration on or after the first day of the term) $75
Late Enrollment Fee (for initial registration after the final drop/add deadline) $500
Late/Incomplete Immunization Record Fee (see Student Health Serviceswebpage for details) $100
  
Late Payment Charges
Payment is due by the published due date each term.  Unpaid balances are subject to late payment fees and interest charges as outlined here.
Late Fee (assessed once per term on outstanding term balance) 5%
Interest (assessed on the 15th of each month on entire outstanding balance) 18% per annum
   

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HOUSING

Housing charges are per semester and include cable T.V. connection, laundry, and internet services.  Additional information is available through the Office of Housing Services.
Fees
Housing deposit for continuing students (not billed to the student account) $500
Housing Cancellation Fee (outlined in the Residence Hall & Dining Services Agreement) $500
Lockout & Key Replacement Fees varies
Room & Common Area Damage Fees varies
 
Centennial Village and Caldwell, Flather, Gibbons, Regan, Ryan, and Seton Halls
Single, per semester $4,070
Single with bath, per semester $4,447
Double, per semester $3,768
Double with bath, per semester $4,447
Triple, per semester $3,556
Triple with bath, per semester $4,195
Quad with bath, per semester $4,195
 
Curley Court
Apartment Double, Fall semester only $5,018
 
Millennium Halls
Apartment Single, per semester $5,257
Apartment Double, per semester $5,018
Single Suite A, per semester $5,018
Single Suites B & C, per semester $4,755
 
Opus Hall
Suite Single, per semester $5,018
Suite Double, per semester $4,755
   
Note: Not all room types are available in each hall.  Refer to the Residence Hall Informationwebpage for descriptions of available room types in specific halls.

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BOARD

In University dining halls, per semester.  Additional information is available through Dining Services.
Meal Plans
Anytime Platinum, per semester $2,901
Anytime Gold, per semester $2,801
Anytime Silver, per semester $2,704
Block 175 Plan, per semester $2,442
Block 100 Plan, per semester $1,543
Block 75 Plan, per semester $1,065
Block 50 Plan, per semester $782
Block 25 Plan, per semester $494
Note: Residential Freshmen and Sophomores are required to select an Anytime meal plan.

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TUITION AND FEES: SUMMER SESSION 2014

 

TUITION

All schools except School of Canon Law, Columbus School of Law, and Metropolitan School of Professional Studies, per credit hour (does not include Online or Off-Campus programs)
$950
School of Canon Law, per credit hour $1,600
Columbus School of Law, per credit hour $1,600
Columbus School of Law - Cracow Program, per credit hour $915
Columbus School of Law - Rome Program, per credit hour $915
Metropolitan School of Professional Studies - Undergraduate, per credit hour $835
Metropolitan School of Professional Studies - Graduate, per credit hour (does not include Online programs)
$855
Online programs - Master's level, per credit hour $830
Online programs - Doctoral level, per credit hour $1,000
Off-Campus Programs, per credit hour (see Off-Campus Programs Rate Eligibility) $1,000
Intensive English, per semester (regardless of credit hours) $4,500
 

FEES

Except as noted below, fee rates listed above will apply. 
 
Application Fee (visiting students attending Summer Session only) $25
Columbus School of Law - Rome & Cracow programs, Application Fee $100
Columbus School of Law - Rome & Cracow programs, Deposit $500
Columbus School of Law - Rome & Cracow programs, Program Fee
$475
Education Abroad Administrative Fee, CUA Affiliated Program varies
Education Abroad Administrative Fee, non-CUA Affiliated Program $500
Music Instruction Fee: 1 credit required MUPI course $51
Music Instruction Fee: 2 credit required MUPI course $77
Music Instruction Fee: 1 credit elective MUPI course $102
Music Instruction Fee: 2 credit elective MUPI course $179
 

HOUSING & BOARD

Housing
Information and rates can be found at the Conferences and Pryzbyla Management website
 
Board
Information and rates can be found at the Office of Dining Services website.

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Rates for prior terms can be found here.