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Tuition and Fees

Estimated 2014–15 School-Year Charges
(Two Semesters) for a Freshman Living on Campus
Tuition (12–17 units)$32,516
University Service Fee$580
Housing*$4,434
We've Got You Covered Plan**$3,390
Total***$40,920

*This charge will vary for returning students and transfer students depending on their living area. Other options and prices are listed below.

**The minimum plan for a student living in a residence hall is a We've Got You Covered dining plan. Other options and prices are listed below.

***Students who do not have proof of health insurance will also be charged a Health Insurance Premium each semester.

Please note: Freshman students who wish to park a vehicle on campus will be charged a $285 parking fee per semester. Returning students parking on campus will be charged $110 per semester.

2014–15 Undergraduate Student Semester Charges

Updated: 03/14/2014 (Costs effective 09/01/2014)

Fees are subject to change without notice.

Tuition*Cost per semester
Undergraduate full-time
(12–17 units for freshmen and sophomores)
$16,258
Undergraduate full-time
(12–18 units for juniors and seniors)
$16,258
Undergraduate, per unit
(under 12 units or over 17–18 units)
$1,355
Audit (per unit) $678
American Language and Culture Institute (ALCI)
per session. No health fee included (Levels I–V)
$5,250
American Language and Culture Institute (ALCI)
per session. No health fee included (Level VI)
$3,000
Room** Cost per semester
Residence Halls:
Adams, Engstrom, Smith, Trinity
(We've Got You Covered dining plan minimum)
$2,217
Shire Mods (non-cooking)
(Forgot to Cook dining plan minimum)
$2,217
Apartments:
Bowles: 1 bedroom $2,500
University Park: 1 bedroom $2,659
University Park: 2 bedrooms $2,343
Shire Mods: 2 bedrooms (cooking) $2,453
Alosta Place: 1 bedroom $3,125
Alosta Place: 2 bedroom/1 bath $2,444
Alosta Place: 2 bedroom/2 bath $2,565
University Village: 1 bedroom (per semester) $3,125
University Village: 2 bedroom/1 bath (per semester) $2,444
University Village: 2 bedroom/2 bath (per semester) $2,565
BoardCost per semester
No Worries dining plan $1,995
We've Got You Covered dining plan $1,695
Weekend Away dining plan $1,395
Forgot to Cook dining plan $990
Grab and Go dining plan $495
Mandatory Fees
University Service Fee
(ALCI and Undergraduate Students, per semester)
$290
Summer University Service Fee
(ALCI and Undergraduate Students)
$100
Parking Fee, Freshman Living On Campus
(per semester)
$285
Parking Fee, Freshman Commuter and Returning Students
(per semester)
$110
International and Study Abroad Health Fee
(per semester, including summer)
$100
ALCI Summer Health Fee
(per semester, including summer)
$200
Special Fees
Art Fee (per course) Up to $80
Communication Lab Fee (per course) $110
Exercise and Sport Science Lab Fee
(AES 363: Physiology of Exercise)
$90
Independent Study (per unit) $125
Late Intent to Graduate Fee $200
Late Registration Fee (per semester) $300
Music: Applied Private Voice and Instrument (per unit) $335
Music: Applied Semi-Private Voice and Instrument (per unit) $150
Music Choir Outfit: Bel Canto $350
Music Choir Outfit: Chamber Singers $400
Music Choir Outfit: Gospel Choir $375
Music Choir Outfit: University Choir, Men’s Chorale $475
Music: Wind Ensemble, Marching Band, Handbell Choir $40
Music: MIDI Lab Fee (maximum $180 per semester) $30
New Student Orientation Fee (nonrefundable) $100
Nursing Fees (per nursing clinic/lab course) (includes malpractice insurance) $200
Nursing Fees (licensing preparation fee for course UNRS 496) $200
Return Check Fee $30
Science Lab Fee (per class) $90
Theater, Film, and Television Lab Fee (per unit) $35
Transcripts (per copy) $5
Rush Transcript Fee $20
Transcript Overnight Postage Fee
Standard Overnight Express within U.S. (excluding Alaska and Hawaii) (1–2 days) $20
Global Express outside of continental U.S. and international (3–4 days) $40
Matriculation Fees
Application Fee for U.S. students $45
Application Fee for International Students $45
Graduation Fees
Undergraduate Students $80
Placement Files: set-up and 10 mailings $60
Deposits
New Student Tuition Deposit $300
Student Housing Deposit $250

*The maximum study load recommended by APU for students with fewer than 28 completed units (freshmen) is 17 units per semester. The maximum study load for students who have completed 28 or more graded units of study (sophomores, juniors, and seniors) is 18 units per semester, provided they have maintained a 3.0 grade-point average or higher. All variance to this policy must be petitioned through the department chair and appropriate dean. Final approval is granted through One Stop: Undergraduate Enrollment Services Center.

**University Park and University Village residents must pay utilities (gas and electric). This will cost an estimated $400 a year per apartment and vary with usage. Students are also responsible for setting up and managing their own utilities.

For further information, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at (800) 825-5278 or admissions@apu.edu.