Cost of attendance for select programs (2017-18 academic year)

The following charts show estimated costs used for full-time students in the following programs:

  • CAST (College of Applied Science and Technology)
  • Wayne College
  • Graduate programs
  • School of Law

Your actual expenses will vary due to your housing choice and other factors. The total amount of financial aid offered may be more than what you need to pay your bill.

Worksheet: To help you identify your expenses and determine how much financial aid you will need, we have created financing worksheets for you.

The following charts are estimated costs of attendance for full-time students enrolled in the College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) (12 or more credits):

CAST Living on-campus (academic year):

 In stateOut of stateOut of state *
For new under­graduates, starting summer 2018 *
Tuition & fees $9,102 $16,842 $15,500
Room & board $12,296 ** $12,296 ** $12,296 **
Books & supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
Transportation $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
Personal $1,520 $1,520 $1,520
Cost of attendance $24,918 $32,658 $31,316

The table reflects estimated rates for two semesters, fall and spring. It is based on taking 16 credit hours per semester.

* The costs in this column are for new freshman and transfer students from out of state who begin in the summer of 2018 or later.

** The University offers a range of housing and dining options. The room and board charges are estimated using mid-range costs for housing and the 19-meal-per-week meal plan (board). The room and board charges you select will change your total cost of attendance. (See residence hall rates.)


CAST dependent students living with their parents (academic year):

  In state
Tuition & fees $9,102
Room & board $6,148
Books & supplies $1,000
Transportation $1,600
Personal $1,466
Cost of attendance $19,316

CAST living off-campus/non-UA housing (academic year):

 In stateOut of stateOut of state *
For new under­graduates, starting summer 2018 *
Tuition & fees $9,102 $16,842 $15,500
Room & board $12,296 $12,296 $12,296
Books & supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
Transportation $1,600 $1,600 $1,600
Personal $1,520 $1,520 $1,520
Cost of attendance $25,518 $33,258 31,916

The following tables show estimated costs of attendance for full-time students enrolled in Wayne College (12 or more credits):

Wayne College, dependent student living with parents (academic year):

Tuition & fees $6,904
Room & board $6,148
Books & supplies $1,000
Transportation $1,600
Personal $1,466
Cost of attendance $17,118

Wayne College, living off-campus/non-UA housing (academic year):

 In-stateOut of StateOut of state
For new under­graduates, starting summer 2018 *
Tuition & fees $6,904 $13,578 $15,500
Room & board $12,296 $12,296 $12,296
Books & supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
Transportation $1,600 $1,600 $1,600
Personal $1,520 $1,520 $1,520
Cost of attendance $23,320 $29,994 $31,916

The following table shows the estimated cost of attendance for full-time graduate students enrolled in nine or more credits per term (academic year):

  In-state Out of state
Tuition & Fees $16,884 $26,672
Room & Board $12,296 $12,296
Books & Supplies $1,000 $1,000
Transportation $1,600 $1,600
Personal $3,000 $3,000
Cost of Attendance $34,780 $44,568

The following chart is an estimated cost of attendance for full-time students enrolled in the School of Law (academic year):

  In-state Out of state
Tuition & Fees $24,434 $24,534
Room & Board $12,296 $12,296
Books & Supplies $1,200 $1,200
Transportation $1,600 $1,600
Personal $3,000 $3,000
Cost of Attendance $42,530 $42,630