Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

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Earning a degree at AU is an investment of both time and money. We do our best to manage costs to keep your return on investment high.

Thanks to our generous donors and endowment, in conjunction with federal and state aid programs, we can offer students multiple options for offsetting the cost of a private school education. Our knowledgeable and experienced counselors will partner with you to ensure you receive the financial information you need to help make your college financing decisions.

2019-20 Traditional Undergraduate Estimated Cost of Attendance

Tuition Rates  
1-11 credit hour(s) $1,280 per credit hour
12-18 credit hours $15,350 per semester
Summer term (2020) $400 per credit hour
Room Rates  
Standard dorm room $3,120 per semester
Private room – upon availability $3,600 per semester
Fair Commons (restrictions apply) $3,680 per semester
Tara East (restrictions apply) $3,120 per semester
University Terrace (restrictions apply) $3,680 per semester
Meal Plan Costs  
Raven Basic $1,900 per semester
Raven Basic Plus $2,160 per semester
Raven Unlimited $2,420 per semester
Raven On-the-Go (Juniors & Seniors Only) $1,190 per semester
Raven Dollars $50 minimum
Miscellaneous Fees & Estimated Expenses  
Student Services Fee $265 per semester
First Year Experience Fee $130
Parking Permit $60 per year
Books * $600 per semester
Travel * $500 per semester
Personal Expenses * $900 per semester

*Estimated expenses; not fixed charges, and will vary by student.

Semester Withdraw Refund Schedule

Date of Withdraw Refund %
Prior to Aug. 26 100%
Aug. 26-Sept.1 90%
Sept. 2-8 80%
Sept. 9-15 60%
Sept. 16-22 40%
Sept. 23-29 20%
After Sept. 29 0%