Tuition

Mandatory Fees

Miscellaneous Fees

Admissions Fees

Late Fees

Housing

Board

Tuition

Full-time rates/fees are charged for enrollment of 12 or more credits.

Students enrolled in dual degree programs where the tuition rates for the individual schools/degrees differ are billed at the higher tuition rate. 

School of Architecture and Planning

Full-time, enrolled prior to Fall 2021  $27,990/semester
Full-time, enrolled Fall 2021 and later $28,815/semester
Part-time, enrolled prior to Fall 2021 $2,190/credit hour
Part-time, enrolled Fall 2021 and later $2,250/credit hour

School of Arts and Sciences 

Full-time, enrolled prior to Fall 2021  $27,635/semester
Full-time, enrolled Fall 2021 and later $28,465/semester
Part-time, enrolled prior to Fall 2021  $2,190/credit hour
Part-time, enrolled Fall 2021 and later $2,250/credit hour

Busch School of Business 

Full-time, enrolled prior to Fall 2021  $27,635/semester
Full-time, enrolled Fall 2021 and later $28,465/semester
Part-time, enrolled prior to Fall 2021  $2,190/credit hour
Part-time, enrolled Fall 2021 and later $2,250/credit hour

School of Engineering 

Full-time, enrolled prior to Fall 2021 $27,990/semester
Full-time, enrolled Fall 2021 and later $28,815/semester
Part-time, enrolled prior to Fall 2021  $2,190/credit hour
Part-time, enrolled Fall 2021 and later $2,250/credit hour

Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art

Music students should also take note of course-specific fees in the Miscellaneous Fees section.

Full-time, enrolled prior to Fall 2021  $27,635/semester
Full-time, enrolled Fall 2021 and later $28,465/semester
Part-time, enrolled prior to Fall 2021  $2,190/credit hour
Part-time, enrolled Fall 2021 and later $2,250/credit hour

Conway School of Nursing 

Conway students should also take note of school-specific fee in the Mandatory Fees section. 

Full-time, enrolled prior to Fall 2021  $27,635/semester
Full-time, enrolled Fall 2021 and later $28,465/semester
Part-time, enrolled prior to Fall 2021  $2,190/credit hour
Part-time, enrolled Fall 2021 and later $2,250/credit hour

School of Philosophy 

Full-time, enrolled prior to Fall 2021  $27,635/semester
Full-time, enrolled Fall 2021 and later $28,465/semester
Part-time, enrolled prior to Fall 2021  $2,190/credit hour
Part-time, enrolled Fall 2021 and later $2,250/credit hour

Metropolitan School of Professional Studies 

Full and Part-Time, programs except those listed below $1,065/credit hour
Full and Part-Time, Associate of Arts (AA) in Early Childhood Education program $550/credit hour
Full and Part-Time, DC Futures program $380/credit hour
Full and Part-Time, Active Duty military $250/credit hour
Full-time, joint program with Pima Community College $5,175/semester
Part-time, joint program with Pima Community College $435/credit hour

National Catholic School of Social Service 

Full-time, enrolled prior to Fall 2021  $27,635/semester
Full-time, enrolled Fall 2021 and later $28,465/semester
Part-time, enrolled prior to Fall 2021  $2,190/credit hour
Part-time, enrolled Fall 2021 and later $2,250/credit hour

School of Theology and Religious Studies 

Full-time, enrolled prior to Fall 2021  $27,635/semester
Full-time, enrolled Fall 2021 and later $28,465/semester
Part-time, enrolled prior to Fall 2021  $2,190/credit hour
Part-time, enrolled Fall 2021 and later $2,250/credit hour

High School Dual Enrollment Students 

Programs except those listed below $225/credit hour
Busch School of Business CEDE program $675/course

Intensive English Program 

enrolled in equivalent of five or more credit hours $9,555/semester
enrolled in equivalent of one to four credit hours $2,235/credit hour

Mandatory Fees

 

Fall & Spring Semester Fees 

These fees are charged in the fall and spring semesters.  The Activity Fee is waived for students who are studying abroad. 

Full-Time Part-Time
Activity Fee $134 $67
University Services Fee $590 $350
Tuition Refund Plan $139 TBD†

*Enrollment in the Tuition Refund Plan is required for all full-time undergraduate students (excluding those in the Metropolitan School of Professional Studies) unless the annual online waiver is completed by the published deadline

†Part-time students who wish to purchase coverage may do so by contacting the plan provider.  Additional information is available here

Student Medical Plan 

Enrollment in the university’s Student Medical Insurance plan is required for all domestic students enrolled in 12 or more credits and for all international students, regardless of the number of credits in which they are enrolled, unless an annual online coverage waiver is completed by the published deadline. Additional information on the student medical insurance plan and instructions for waiving coverage are available at the Student Medical Insurance webpage

Annual coverage, Premium Plan – for students enrolled in the Fall semester

Charge is assessed in full in the Fall term; Students required to carry coverage who do not complete a waiver by the deadline will be auto-enrolled in this plan

$4,917/year

Annual coverage, Basic Plan – for students enrolled in the Fall semester

Charge is assessed in full in the Fall term

 $3,116/year

Partial-year coverage – for students NOT enrolled in the Fall semester

Charge is assessed in full in the Spring term

$TBD

Conway School of Nursing Fee 

This fee is charged to students in the Conway School of Nursing in the fall and spring semesters. 

Full-Time Part-Time
Curriculum Fee $575 $285

Miscellaneous Fees

 

Administrative Fees 

Diploma Replacement Fee $155
Health Services Fees varies
ID Card Replacement Fee $35
Parking Fine varies
Parking Permit Fee varies
Returned Check Fee $100

Course and Department Fees 

Fees listed as “course fee” or “program fee” are charged in lieu of regular tuition.  All other fees in this section are charged in addition to the regular course tuition.  Undergraduate students enrolling in graduate-level classes will be charged applicable class fees, as listed here.

In The School of Arts and Sciences
Course Fee: MATH 11, MATH 21 $225

Modern Languages Instruction Fee: ARAB 101, ARAB 102, ARAB 103, ARAB 104, CHN 101, CHN 102, CHN 103, CHN 199, FREN 101, FREN 102, FREN 103, FREN 104, FREN 112, FREN 199, GER 101, GER 102, GER 103, GER 104, GER 112, GER 199, ITAL 101*, ITAL 102*, ITAL 103, ITAL 104*, ITAL 199*, SPAN 101, SPAN 102, SPAN 103, SPAN 104, SPAN 112, SPAN 113, SPAN 199

*waived for students at the Rome campus

$61
Psychology Comprehensive Examination Fee: PSY 498  $35
In the School of Engineering
Course Fee: ENGR 499 $300
Course Fee: ENGR 525 $275
In the Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art
Art Department Lost or Stolen Equipment Fee varies
Dance Class Fee $190
Lost Sheet Music Fee varies
Music Instruction Fee: 1 credit required MUPI course $188
Music Instruction Fee: 2 credit required MUPI course $223
Music Instruction Fee: 3 credit required MUPI course $318
Music Instruction Fee: 1 credit elective MUPI course $318
Music Instruction Fee: 3 credit elective MUPI course $546
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 $27
Music Practice Room Fee: Grand Piano/Schudi Organ/Harpsichord, per semester (5 hours per week) $63
Music Practice Room Fee: Upright Piano/Organ, per semester (5 hours per week) $63
Music Practice Room Fee: St. Vincent's Chapel/Harp. Room, per year (key deposit) $63
Music/Drama/Art Production Fee $52
Music Recital Fee, per recital $68
In the Metropolitan School of Professional Studies
Program Fee: MFP 101, MFP 102, MFP 103, MFP 104, MFP 105, MFP 106, MFP 107 $725
Program Fee: MPD 121, MPD 122, MPD 123, MPD 124 $1,500
Program Fee: MPD 204 $1,500
Program Fee (ASCM Members): MPD 301 $2,900
Program Fee (non-ASCM Members): MPD 301 $3,100
Program Fee: MPD 353-D1 $1,195
Program Fee: MPD 353-D2 $1,095
Program Fee: MPD 353-D3 $745
Program Fee: MPD 353-D4 $545
Program Fee: MPD 504 $1,195

Education Abroad Fees 

CUA Rome Program, administrative fee, per semester (Fall and Spring) $535
CUA Rome Program, housing, per semester (Fall and Spring) $5,060
CUA Rome Program, board, per semester (Fall and Spring) $2,725
CUA Affiliated Programs, 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.
CUA Exchange Programs, administrative fee varies - contact CUAbroad
CUA Sponsored Short-Term Programs, administrative fee varies - contact CUAbroad
Non-CUA Affiliated/Sponsored Program, administrative fee, one semester program $2,340
Non-CUA Affiliated/Sponsored Program, administrative fee, short-term  $1,200
Program Cancellation Fee varies - contact CUAbroad

Placement Test Fees 

Intensive English Placement Test Fee $75
Modern Language Placement Test Fee $82

Admissions Fees

 

Application Fees 

These fees are paid at the time of application and do not bill to or credit to the student account. 

Undergraduate degree programs & High School Dual Enrollment applicants $0
Undergraduate non-degree, certificate programs, and summer-only applicants $25
Education Abroad programs $65
Intensive English $25

Registration Deposits 

Deposits are not billed to the student account and are applied as a pre-payment of future fees.  Deposits are non-refundable. 

Undergraduate, Residential $500
Undergraduate, Commuter $300
Undergraduate, Pell Grant Recipients $100

Late Fees

 

Administrative Late Fees 

Late Registration Fee (for initial registration after the final drop/add deadline) $550
Late/Incomplete Immunization Record Fee (see Student Health Services webpage for details) $100

Late Payment Fees 

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

Housing

Housing charges include cable T.V. connection, laundry, and internet services.  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 students approved to reside on campus outside of normal contractual periods.

Additional information is available through the Office of Housing Services.

General Housing Fees 

Housing Cancellation Fee (outlined in the Residence Hall & Dining Services Agreement) $500 and up
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 $5,335/semester
Single with bath $5,380/semester
Double $5,060/semester
Double with bath $5,705/semester
Triple $4,650/semester
Triple with bath $5,430/semester
Quad with bath $5,430/semester

Millennium Halls 

Apartment Single $6,605/semester
Apartment Double $6,295/semester
Single Suite A $6,300/semester
Single Suite B $5,800/semester
Single Suite C $5,800/semester

Opus Hall 

Suite Single $6,300/semester
Suite Double $5,800/semester

Board 

Board plans are for use in university dining halls.  

All residential first-year and sophomore undergraduates are required to select the Open Access Plan.

All residential juniors are required to select either the Open Access or Weekly 14 Plan.

Additional information is available through Dining Services.

Dining Plans 

Open Access Plan $4,040/semester
Weekly 14 Plan $3,175/semester
Weekly 7 Plan $2,100/semester
Community Plan: 75 Swipes $630/semester
Community Plan: 50 Swipes $450/semester
Community Plan: 35 Swipes $325/semester
Community Plan: 25 Swipes $285/semester
Community Plan: 15 Swipes $175/semester

 Complete Cost of Attendance information for undergraduate students can be found here.