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Costs + Financial Aid - Living Costs

In addition to tuition, students must also budget for food, housing, transportation, books, and personal expenses. These costs vary widely, depending especially on whether you live with your family, in university housing, or off campus on your own. You must personalize your budget to reflect your actual costs.

Estimated Living Costs for the 2015-16 Academic Year

  Living with parents On- or off-campus housing
*Estimated living costs above does NOT include tuition fees. Please visit the fees page for information on tuition fees.
Room and board $4,770 $13,434
Books and supplies $1,860 $1,860
Personal expenses $1,392 $1,392
Transportation $1,486 $1,486
Total $9,508 $18,172
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