Annual student expenses

These expenses are for the full 2014-15 academic year, which refers to the period of time generally extending from September to June, usually equated to two semesters or three trimesters. Ancillary fees include only charges that all full-time students must pay that are not included in tuition (e.g., registration, health, or activity fees) and do not include optional fees (e.g., parking, laboratory use).

Costs vary by program. For further information:

Source: COU and institutions

Included in other expenses are: Estimates of rent, utilities, food, personal sundries, entertainment, medical and dental costs.