Fall 2018 Estimated Costs 1

$ 23,820.00
Tuition (Flat fee tuition for 12 to 17.5 credits)
$ 401.00
Required Full-Time Student Fees
$ 4,998.00
Residence Room Rate (per person, double room)
 
Additional room options:
$6,388.00 (Single room)
$3,730.00 (Triple room)

Meal Plan2
$2,442.00
175 block plan plus $200 EagleBucks & $200 Dining Dollars
 
Additional meal plan options:
$2,711.00 (200 block plan)
$2,086.00 (225 block plan)
$3,052.00 (250 block plan)

$31,661.00
Total Cost Billed Through AU

Additional Estimated Expenses to Be Considered

Approximately $200-$300
Books
Transportation to Washington, DC
Transportation for trips during vacation/break periods
Social and cultural activities

Optional AU Insurance

$1,960.00 (estimated)
Estimated Student Health Insurance Fee 3
Approximate coverage range 8/1/18-07/31/19
$135.00
Estimated Tuition Refund Insurance Fee 4
(per semester rate)

1 Costs are estimated and are subject to change.
2 Meal plans are required for residential students. Students will automatically be enrolled in the 175 block Plan (plus $200 in EagleBucks and $200 in Dining Dollars). Students may change their plan to the 200, 225, or 250 block, if desired. (Unused EagleBucks do not expire, although the meal blocks do expire at the end of each semester.)
3 Student Health Insurance may be waived if student is covered under another plan. All students MUST complete a waiver form to avoid this fee.
4 The Student Tuition Refund Insurance is optional. The cost is $135 for every $10,000 of coverage. Students will pay the insurance provider directly.

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