Tuition & Fees

2020-2021 Annual Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

On-campus students

Tuition (KY and So. Indiana* Residents) $11,966
Room Rates** $5,380
Meal Plan*** $4,184
Student Recreation Fee $196
Total: $21,726
+ Books and Supplies (Average Cost) $1,200

On-campus, out-of-state students

Tuition $28,312
Room Rates** $5,380
Meal Plan (Average Cost)*** $4,184
Student Recreation Fee $196
Total: $38,072
+ Books and Supplies (Average Cost) $1,200

Commuting students

Tuition (KY and So. Indiana* Residents) $11,966
Meal Plan*** $600
Student Recreation Fee $196
Total: $12,762
+Books and Supplies (Average Cost) $1,200

International students

Tuition and Fees (2 semesters) $28,512
International Student Fees 
($50 each fall/spring and $25 summer)
$100
Health Service Fee and Insurance 
(two semesters)1
$2,866
Living Expenses 
(nine months)2
$9,000
Total: $40,478
+ Books and Supplies (Average Cost) $1,200

Hourly Rates

Residents $499
Non-residents $1,180
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Office of the Bursar

All registration fees and special charges are available from the Office of the Bursar. This partial summary is intended to provide a quick reference for students.

University fees are subject to approval by the Board of Trustees and the Council for Postsecondary Education and may be changed without prior notice.


*Indiana reciprocity counties include: Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Harrison, Perry, Washington and Scott.

**Annual cost for double room in traditional, community-style residence hall. View complete 2020-21 rates.

***Average cost - Resident meal plan costs range from $3,490 to $4,344 per year. Apartment meal plans range from $2,230 to $4,344 per year. Students living in traditional and suite-style halls will be automatically billed for the All Access Plan ($4,184) meal plan. View complete 2020-21 meal plan details

1 Health services fees and insurance will be required for international students.

2 This amount represents a modest budget and actual costs will depend upon students' own living style and needs. An additional $2,500 financial certificate is required for husband or wife or first dependent and $1,000 for each additional dependent thereafter for students who wish to be accompanied by spouse and dependents in the U.S.