The total estimated cost for international students for the 2012 - 2013 academic year is $28,348 per year and includes tuition, general service fees, room, food, books, insurance, and personal expenses. This is the amount that must be certified for at least one year before a Form I-20 can be issued.
TUITION and FEES
A normal full-time course load is 12-18 semester credit hours. International students are required to be full-time students. $20,218 of the estimated cost covers tuition and the general service fee for one year (14 credit hours in each Spring and Fall Semester plus one three-hour course in the May term).
ROOM and FOOD
International students are required to live on campus unless living with a US sponsor. $5,896 of the estimated cost covers room and food for one year (Spring and Fall semesters). Housing for the May term is an additional cost.
BOOKS and PERSONAL EXPENSES
The remaining $2,300 of the estimated cost is for books, insurance, taxes, and personal expenses for the year.
*International students are responsible for personal insurance. Various other lab, test, and other special fees are detailed in the Finances Section of the Catalog.