What Does It Cost?

Higher education comes with a cost, but it is one of the most worthwhile investments you can make in life, and APU offers many options to help make college more affordable. The snapshots below provide an overview of general tuition costs.

2017-18 Tuition Overview

First-year Freshman Estimated Cost

Note: For a better understanding of true cost once financial aid is factored in, view our financial aid page.

The following estimate is for two semesters for a freshman living on campus, before factoring in financial aid. Visit the 2017-18 Tuition and Fees page for a complete breakdown.

Tuition (12-17 units) $36,926
University Service Fee $580
Housing $4,868
Dining Plan* $3,750
Total** $46,124

*The minimum plan for a student living in a residence hall is a We've Got You Covered dining plan. View additional options.
**Additional fees not listed here may include a Health Insurance Premium for students who do not have health insurance, as well as a $300 parking fee per semester for freshman wishing to park a car on campus.

Transfer Student Estimated Cost

Note: For a better understanding of true cost once financial aid is factored in, view our financial aid page.

The following estimate is for two semesters for a transfer student living on campus, before factoring in financial aid. Visit the 2017-18 Tuition and Fees page for a complete breakdown.

Tuition (12-17 units) $36,926
University Service Fee $580
Housing $5,348
Dining Plan* $2,200
Total*** $45,054

*This is based on a 2-bedroom/1-bath living area and may vary depending on your housing arrangements. View additional housing options.
**This amount is based on the Forgot to Cook dining plan, the minimum required for the sophomore dining area. View additional options.
***Additional fees not listed here may include a Health Insurance Premium for students who do not have health insurance, as well as a $220 parking fee per semester for transfers who live on campus and need to park a car, as well as commuters.

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