The Catholic University of America

Costs

Summer Session 2019

FALL 2019 AND SPRING 2020

TUITION

Full-time rates/fees are charged for enrollment of 12 or more credits for undergraduate students, 12 or more credits for Columbus School of Law day students, 13 or more credits for Columbus School of Law evening 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; Music, Drama, and Art; and Philosophy
Full-time, per semester - Undergraduate $23,475
Full-time, per semester - Graduate $24,000
Part-time, per credit hour - Undergraduate $1,860
Part-time, per credit hour - Graduate $1,910
per credit hour, Professional & Off-Campus programs (programs listed here) $1,150
per creidt hour, Seminarian & Humanities programs (programs listed here) $1,020
  
In the Schools of Architecture & Planning and Engineering
Full-time, per semester - Undergraduate $23,775
Full-time, per semester - Graduate $24,280
Part-time, per credit hour - Undergraduate $1,860
Part-time, per credit hour - Graduate $1,910
per credit hour, Professional & Off-Campus programs (programs listed here) $1,150
per credit hour, 300 M Street/NAVSEA students $1,110
   
In the Busch School of Business & Economics
Full-time, per semester - Undergraduate $23,475
Full-time, per semester - Graduate $24,000
Part-time, per credit hour - Undergraduate $1,860
Part-time, per credit hour - Graduate $1,910
per credit hour - Master of Science in Ecclesiastical Administration & Management $675
per credit hour - Master of Science in Management $985
per credit hour, Professional & Off-Campus programs (programs listed here) $1,150
 
In the School of Canon Law
per credit hour (up to but not exceeding $20,200) $1,650
  
In the School of Law
Full-time, per semester $25,700
Part-time, per credit hour $1,790
Non-degree practitioners and MLS program, per credit hour $1,100
  
In the Metropolitan School of Professional Studies
per credit hour - Undergraduate $950
per credit hour - Graduate $985
per credit hour - Graduate online programs* $1,015
*rate applies to fully-online programs only
In the School of Nursing
Full-time, per semester - Undergraduate $23,475
Part-time, per credit hour - Undergraduate $1,860
per credit hour - Graduate $1,910
per credit hour - Graduate online programs* $1,140
   
  *rate applies to fully-online programs only
In the National Catholic School of Social Service
Full-time, per semester - Undergraduate $23,475
Full-time, per semester - Graduate $15,520
Part-time, per credit hour - Undergraduate $1,860
Part-time, per credit hour - Graduate $1,195
per credit hour - Bachelor of Social Work evening program $950
per credit hour - Graduate online programs* $1,015
   *rate applies to fully-online programs only
In the School of Theology and Religious Studies
Full-time, per semester - Undergraduate $23,475
Full-time, per semseter - Graduate $24,000
Part-time, per credit hour - Undergraduate $1,860
Part-time, per credit hour - Graduate $1,910
per credit hour, Doctor of Ministry program $830
per credit hour, online Master of Catechesis program* $675
per credit hour, Professional & Off-Campus programs (programs listed here) $1,150
per credit hour, Seminarian & Humanities programs (programs listed here) $1,020
*rate applies to fully-online program only
In Intensive English
Enrolled in equivalent of seven or more credit hours, per semester $11,740
Enrolled in equivalent of six or fewer credit hours, per credit hour equivalent $1,915
  

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MANDATORY FEES

Activities Fees (rates set by student government)
Undergraduate, full-time, per semester $128
Undergraduate, part-time, per semester $64
Graduate (non-Law), per semester $50
Activities Fees are waived for students studying abroad and for graduate students in fully-online programs.
  
Student Record Fee (assessed in first semester only)
Undergraduate, Graduate, and Law $440
Certificate, Non-Degree, Credit Non-Affiliated (Workshops & High School programs) and Summer-only students $100
 
Technology Fee
Undergraduate, Graduate, and Law, full-time, per semester $270
Undergraduate, Graduate, and Law, part-time, per semester $160
 
In the Columbus School of Law
Law Student Fee, Day Division, per semester $75
Law Student Fee, Evening Division, per semester $60
Student Bar Association Fee, per semester $65
 
In the School of Nursing
Undergraduate Curriculum Fee, per semester $126
   

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MISCELLANEOUS FEES

Academic Fees
Audit Fees
     Law School Audit Fee (Law School Alumni only), per class $1,035
     Post-Doctoral Audit Fee, per class $1,035
Course & Department Fees
     Art Department  
          Lost or Stolen Equipment Fee varies
     Columbus School of Law  
          Jagellonian Fee (domestic portion of program) $10,700
          Law School Transient Fee, per semester $850
     Modern Languages Department  
          Language Instructional Fee $61
     Music Department  
          Dance Class Fee $185
          Lost Sheet Music Fee varies
          Music Instruction Fee: 1 credit undergraduate required MUPI course $180
          Music Instruction Fee: 1 credit graduate required MUPI course $155
          Music Instruction Fee: 2 credit required MUPI course $215
          Music Instruction Fee: 3 credit required MUPI course $305
          Music Instruction Fee: 1 credit undergraduate elective MUPI course $305
          Music Instruction Fee: 1 credit graduate elective MUPI course $255
          Music Instruction Fee: 3 credit elective MUPI course $525
          Music Locker Rental Fee: Large, per semester $16
          Music Locker Rental Fee: Medium, per semester $12
          Music Locker Rental Fee: Small, per semester $10
          Music Locker Rental Fee: Instrument, per semester $26
          Music Practice Room Fee: Grand Piano/Schudi Organ/Harpsichord, per semester (5 hours per week) $60
          Music Practice Room Fee: Upright Piano/Organ, per semester (5 hours per week) $60
          Music Practice Room Fee: St. Vincent's Chapel/Harp. Room, per year (key deposit) $60
          Music Recital Fee, per recital $65
     School of Nursing  
          Clinical Laboratory Fee $200
          Malpractice Insurance Fee, Low $60
          Malpractice Insurance Fee, High $140
          NURS 258, 309, 310, 371, 375, 376D, 376L, 420, 423, 427, 480: Electronic Testing Fee $60
          NURS 427: NCLEX Review Course Fee $450
          NURS 480: HESI Exam Fee $159
          NURS 657: EVM Training Fee $200
          NURS 659D, 660D: Residency Fee $1,150
          NURS 737D, 784D, 785D, 786D: Clinical Fee $500
          NURS 783: Graduate Electronic Testing Fee $80
     Psychology Department  
          Malpractice Insurance Fee, Low $60
          Malpractice Insurance Fee, High $140
          PSY 498: Psychology Undergraduate Comprehensive Examination Fee $35
     National Catholic School of Social Service  
          Malpractice Insurance Fee, Low $60
          Malpractice Insurance Fee, High $140
Dissertation and Thesis Fees
     Doctoral Dissertation Processing Fee $50
     Vatican Transmittal Fee (PhD in Philosophy & Ecclesiastical Degrees) $50
     Master's/Licentiate Thesis Processing Fee $50
Education Abroad Administrative Fees  
     CUA Rome Program, per semester, shared room $5,400
    CUA Rome Program, per semester, single room
$6,030
     CUA Affiliated Programs, per semester varies
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.
     CUArch Rome Program (charged in addition to CUA Rome Program fee listed above), per semester $3,000
     CUA Exchange Programs varies - contact CUAbroad
     CUA Sponsored Short-Term Programs varies - contact CUAbroad
     Non-CUA Affiliated/Sponsored Program, one semester program $2,150
     Non-CUA Affiliated/Sponsored Program, two semester program $3,150
     Program Cancellation Fee varies - contact CUAbroad
Placement Test Fees
     Intensive English Placement Test Fee $75
     Language Placement Test Fee $82
 
Administrative Fees
Diploma Replacement Fee $155
Graduation Fee $195
Health Services Fees varies
ID Card Replacement Fee $35
Parking varies
Re-Admission Fee $100
Returned Check Fee $80
Student Medical Insurance, per year (billed in full in the Fall semester) $3,798
Student Medical Insurance, Spring semester only TBA
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)
Undergraduate degree programs $55
Graduate (non-law) degree and non-degree programs $60
Non-degree, certificate programs, and summer-only applicants $25
Education Abroad semester programs $135
Education Abroad short term programs $45
Intensive English $25
   
Registration Deposits (these fees do not bill to the student account and are non-refundable)
Undergraduate, Residential $500
Undergraduate, Commuter $300
Graduate (non-Law) $300
Law $750

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LATE FEES

Late Registration Fee (for initial registration on or after the first day of the term) $80
Late Enrollment Fee (for initial registration after the final drop/add deadline) $520
Late/Incomplete Immunization Record Fee (see Student Health Services webpage 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 Cancellation Fee (outlined in the Residence Hall & Dining Services Agreement) $500-$1,000
Phone Installation/Use Charge $240
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 $4,697
Double, per semester $4,410
Double with bath, per semester $5,013
Triple, per semester $4,089
Triple with bath, per semester $4,774
Quad with bath, per semester $4,774
 
Millennium Halls
Apartment Single, per semester $5,984
Apartment Double, per semester $5,706
Single Suite A, per semester $5,706
Single Suites B & C, per semester $5,253
 
Opus Hall
Suite Single, per semester $5,706
Suite Double, per semester $5,253
   
Note: Not all room types are available in each hall.  Refer to the Residence Hall Information webpage for descriptions of available room types in specific halls.  Additional per diem charges will be assessed to those graduate and law students approved to reside on campus outside of normal contractual periods.

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BOARD

In University dining halls, per semester.  Additional information is available through Dining Services.
Meal Plans
All Access + 7, per semester $3,320
All Access + 5, per semester $3,220
Block 150 Plan, per semester $2,200
Block 100 Plan, per semester $1,700
Block 50 Plan, per semester $875
Block 25 Plan, per semester $550
Note: Residential Freshmen and Sophomores are required to select an Anytime meal plan.

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PARKING

Commuter Student, surface parking, per year $685
Commuter Student, garage parking, per year $721
Resident Student, surface parking, per year $772
Resident Student, garage parking, per year $809
Evening Student, surface parking, per year $378
Evening Student, garage parking, per year $394

 

Rates for prior terms can be found here.