Student Budgets

Student budgets vary depending upon whether the students are dependent or independent, where they live, and the number of credit hours for which they enroll. Sample budgets are shown below and are based on tuition figures for the 2014–2015 academic year.

Dependent Commuter

(The budget is based on an undergraduate, full-time 12–16 hours enrollment each semester, student lives at home with parents, 9-month duration.)

Tuition and Fees $30,364 (2014–2015 year)
Books and Supplies 1,000
Room and Board 2,200
Transportation 1,320
Stafford Loan Fees $72
Personal Expenses 2,300
TOTAL $37,256

Dependent/Independent On-Campus

(This budget is based on an undergraduate, full-time 12–16 hours enrollment each semester, student lives in on-campus housing, 9-month duration.)
Tuition and Fees $30,364
Books and Supplies 1,000
Room and Board 8,456
Transportation 1,100Stafford Loan Fees $72
Personal Expenses 2,300
TOTAL $43,292

Dependent/Independent Off Campus

(This budget is based on an undergraduate, full-time 12–16 hours enrollment each semester, 9-month duration.)
Tuition and Fees $30,364
Books and Supplies 1,000
Room and Board 7,200
Transportation 1,320
Stafford Loan Fees $72
Personal Expenses 2,770
TOTAL $42,726