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Washington Semester Cost Guides

The costs below are estimates based on current economic conditions. An increase of approximately 5-7% for each succeeding academic year should be anticipated. 

This cost guide is created for the purposes of acquiring a visa.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2021-2022 (Based on 4 months)
Fall Semester: August 2021-December 2021 or
Spring Semester: January 2022-May 2022

Type Costs
 

Tuition* 

$25,271

Mandatory Fees 

$395

Room (based on double occupancy)

$5,048

Board (based on a 100-block meal plan)

$1,644

Books

$200

Health Insurance** (AU Plan one semester)

$814

Personal (miscellaneous, telephone, transportation)

$600

TOTAL

$33,972

ACADEMIC YEAR 2021-2022 (Based on 9 months)
Fall & Spring Semester: August 2021 - May 2022

Type Costs
 

Tuition* 

$50,542

Mandatory Fees 

$790

Room (based on double occupancy)

$10,096

Board (based on a 100-block meal plan)

$3,288

Books

$400

Health Insurance** (AU Plan)

$1,952

Personal (miscellaneous, transportation, telephone)

$1,200

TOTAL

$68,268

ACADEMIC YEAR 2021-2022 (Based on 4 months)
Fall Semester: August 2021-December 2021 or
Spring Semester: January 2022-May 2022

Type Costs
 

Tuition* 

$8,500

Mandatory Fees 

$395

Room (based on double occupancy)

$5,048

Board (based on a 100-block meal plan)

$1,644

Books

$200

Health Insurance** (AU Plan one semester)

$814

Personal (miscellaneous, telephone, transportation)

$600

TOTAL

$17,201

ACADEMIC YEAR 2021-2022 (Based on 9 months)
Fall & Spring Semester: August 2021 - May 2022

Type Costs
 

Tuition* 

$17,000

Mandatory Fees 

$790

Room (based on double occupancy)

$10,096

Board (based on a 100-block meal plan)

$3,288

Books

$400

Health Insurance** (AU Plan)

$1,952

Personal (miscellaneous, telephone, transportation)

$1,200

TOTAL

$34,726

Tuition and Fees

*This cost guide is created for the purposes of acquiring a visa. Tuition is charged per semester, per credit hour.

The cost shown for the Washington Semester Programs, not including International Certificates, is the prevailing American University flat fee tuition rate for undergraduate students enrolling in 12-17 credits in the fall 2021 and/or spring 2022 semesters. 

** Health insurance fees reflect 2020-2021 costs. 2021-2022 fees were not available at time of update. Please refer to the Student Health Center web site for current costs