2013–14 Tuition and Fees

Estimated 2013–14 School-Year Charges
(Two Semesters) for a Freshman Living on Campus
Tuition (12–17 units)$31,416
University Service Fee$340
Health Fee$550
180 Block Dining Plan**$3,314

*This charge will vary for returning students and transfer students depending on their living area. Other options and prices are listed below.
**The minimum meal plan for a student living in a residence hall is a 180 Block Dining Plan. Other options and prices are listed below.

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.

2013–14 Undergraduate Student Semester Charges

Updated: 02/15/2013 (Costs effective 09/01/2013)

Fees are subject to change without notice.

Tuition*Cost per semester
Undergraduate full-time
(12–17 units for freshmen and sophomores)
Undergraduate full-time
(12–18 units for juniors and seniors)
Undergraduate, per unit
(under 12 units or over 17–18 units)
Audit (per unit) $655
Undergraduate Summer 2014 (per unit) $524
Undergraduate Nursing Summer 2014 (per unit) $630
Summer 2014 Study Travel (per unit) $328
Summer 2014 Study Travel-Global Studies (per unit) $524
American Language and Culture Institute (ALCI)
per session. No health fee included (Levels I–V)
American Language and Culture Institute (ALCI)
per session. No health fee included (Level VI)
Room** Cost per semester
Residence Halls:
Adams, Engstrom, Smith, Trinity
(180 Block Dining Plan minimum)
Shire Mods (noncooking)
(75 Block Dining Plan minimum)
Bowles: 1 bedroom $2,439
University Park: 1 bedroom $2,594
University Park: 2 bedrooms $2,286
Shire Mods: 2 bedrooms (cooking) $2,393
Alosta Place: 1 bedroom $3,049
Alosta Place: 2 bedroom/1 bath $2,384
Alosta Place: 2 bedroom/2 bath $2,502
University Village: 1 bedroom (per semester) $3,049
University Village: 2 bedroom/1 bath (per semester) $2,384
University Village: 2 bedroom/2 bath (per semester) $2,502
BoardCost per semester
250 Block Dining Plan (245 Dining Dollars and 10 Guest Meals) $1,990
180 Block Dining Plan (335 Dining Dollars and 10 Guest Meals) $1,657
120 Block Dining Plan (373 Dining Dollars and 10 Guest Meals) $1,343
75 Block Dining Plan (299 Dining Dollars and 10 Guest Meals) $962
45 Block Dining Plan (130 Dining Dollars, no Guest Meals) $489
25 Block Dining Plan (50 Dining Dollars, no Guest Meals) $249
1899 Dining Hall Door prices: Breakfast $7, Lunch $9, Dinner $9
Mandatory Fees
University Service Fee
(ALCI and Undergraduate Students, per semester)
Summer University Service Fee
(ALCI and Undergraduate Students)
Parking Fee, Freshman Living On Campus
(per semester)
Parking Fee, Freshman Commuter and Returning Students
(per semester)
Health Fee, International and Domestic Students
(per semester)

(Mandatory for all undergraduate students with 7 or more units and students who live on campus; optional for students with 6 or fewer units)

International Insurance for Study Abroad Students
(per semester)
International and Study Abroad Health Fee
(summer only)
ALCI Summer Health Fee
(for students not registered in the previous spring semester)
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)
Independent Study (per unit) $125
Late Intent to Graduate Fee $200
Late Registration Fee (per semester) $200
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) $30
Matriculation Fees
Application Fee for U.S. students $45
Application Fee for International Students $65
Graduation Fees
Undergraduate Students $80
Placement Files: set-up and 10 mailings $60
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, 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.