Financial Aid

2017-2018 Estimated Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance for a student is an estimate of reasonable educational expenses a student should anticipate for the enrollment period. A student’s cost of attendance generally is the sum of tuition, mandatory student fees, books, supplies, room and board, and student loan fees. Students with dependents other than a spouse may include reasonable childcare expenses. Students with disabilities may also include expenses related to that disability. Below, you will find the estimated cost of attendance for full-time undergraduate and graduate students:

MBA/EMBA — Graduate Full-time (9 Units)

Residing on Campus

Residing Off Campus

Single

Double

Triple

Off Campus

Parents / Relatives

Tuition ($557 per unit)

$5,013

$5,013

$5,013

$5,013

$5,013

Mandatory Fees

$475

$475

$475

$475

$475

Room & Board – On Campus

$5,360

$3,757

$3,222

Direct Costs

$10,848

$9,245

$8,710

$5,488

$5,488

Room & Board – Off Campus

$6,647

$2,624

Books & Supplies

$927

$927

$927

$927

$927

Transportation

$419

$419

$419

$617

$549

Student Loan Fees

$200

$200

$200

$200

$200

Miscellaneous

$1,202

$1,202

$1,202

$1,503

$1,638

Indirect Costs

$2,748

$2,748

$2,748

$9,894

$5,938

Semester Totals

$13,596

$11,993

$11,458

$15,382

$11,426

Annual COA

$27,192

$23,986

$22,916

$30,764

$22,852

Psychology — Graduate Full-time (9 Units)

Residing on Campus

Residing Off Campus

Single

Double

Triple

Off Campus

Parents / Relatives

Tuition ($565 per unit)

$5,085

$5,085

$5,085

$5,085

$5,085

Mandatory Fees

$475

$475

$475

$475

$475

Room & Board – On Campus

$5,360

$3,757

$3,222

Direct Costs

$10,920

$9,317

$8,782

$5,560

$5,560

Room & Board – Off Campus

$6,647

$2,624

Books & Supplies

$927

$927

$927

$927

$927

Transportation

$419

$419

$419

$617

$549

Student Loan Fees

$200

$200

$200

$200

$200

Miscellaneous

$1,202

$1,202

$1,202

$1,503

$1,638

Indirect Costs

$2,748

$2,748

$2,748

$9,894

$5,938

Semester Totals

$13,668

$12,065

$11,530

$15,454

$11,498

Annual COA

$27,336

$24,130

$23,060

$30,908

$22,996

Buddhist Chaplaincy — Graduate Full-time (9 Units)

Residing on Campus

Residing Off Campus

Single

Double

Triple

Off Campus

Parents / Relatives

Tuition ($550 per unit)

$4,950

$4,950

$4,950

$4,950

$4,950

Mandatory Fees

$475

$475

$475

$475

$475

Room & Board – On Campus

$5,360

$3,757

$3,222

Direct Costs

$10,920

$9,317

$8,782

$5,560

$5,560

Room & Board — Off Campus

$6,647

$2,624

Books & Supplies

$927

$927

$927

$927

$927

Transportation

$419

$419

$419

$617

$549

Student Loan Fees

$200

$200

$200

$200

$200

Miscellaneous

$1,202

$1,202

$1,202

$1,503

$1,638

Indirect Costs

$2,748

$2,748

$2,748

$9,894

$5,938

Semester Totals

$13,668

$12,065

$11,530

$15,454

$11,498

Annual COA

$27,336

$24,130

$23,060

$30,908

$22,996

Religious Studies — Graduate Full-time (9 Units)

Residing on Campus

Residing Off Campus

Single

Double

Triple

Off Campus

Parents / Relatives

Tuition ($545 per unit)

$4,905

$4,905

$4,905

$4,905

$4,905

Mandatory Fees

$475

$475

$475

$475

$475

Room & Board – On Campus

$5,360

$3,757

$3,222

Direct Costs

$10,740

$9,137

$8,602

$5,380

$5,380

Room & Board – Off Campus

$6,647

$2,624

Books & Supplies

$927

$927

$927

$927

$927

Transportation

$419

$419

$419

$617

$549

Student Loan Fees

$200

$200

$200

$200

$200

Miscellaneous

$1,202

$1,202

$1,202

$1,503

$1,638

Indirect Costs

$2,748

$2,748

$2,748

$9,894

$5,938

Semester Totals

$13,488

$11,885

$1,350

$15,274

$11,318

Annual COA

$26,976

$23,770

$22,700

$30,548

$22,636

English Language Institute Fall or Spring (16 Weeks Session)

Double

Triple

Tuition

$3,600

$3,600

Mandatory Fees

$475

$475

Room & Board – On Campus

$3,757

$3,222

Direct Costs

$7,832

$7,297

Books & Supplies

$927

$927

Transportation

$419

$419

Miscellaneous

$1,202

$1,202

Indirect Costs

$2,548

$2,548

Semester Totals

$10,380

$9,845

Annual COA

$20,760

$19,690

  1. Direct costs are paid to UWest. These include tuition, fees and on-campus housing.
  2. Indirect Costs are not charged by UWest. They are additional expenses that students need to consider in their budgeting and financial planning.
    These include books, supplies, transportation, miscellaneous expenses, and off-campus housing.

A student cannot receive more than the cost of attendance from any combination of federal, state, institutional or private funding source.

Each student award letter includes that cost of attendance that was used to determine award eligibility. Students with questions regarding how the own cost of attendance was calculated, are welcome to stop by the Financial Aid Office for additional information.

The costs are subject to change without notice.

2016-2017 Estimated Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance for a student is an estimate of reasonable educational expenses a student should anticipate for the enrollment period. A student’s cost of attendance generally is the sum of tuition, mandatory student fees, books, supplies, room and board, and student loan fees. Students with dependents other than a spouse may include reasonable childcare expenses. Students with disabilities may also include expenses related to that disability. Below, you will find the estimated cost of attendance for full-time undergraduate and graduate students:

MBA/EMBA — Graduate Full-time (9 Units)

Residing on Campus

Residing Off Campus

Single

Double

Triple

Off Campus

Parents / Relatives

Tuition ($521 per unit)

$4,689

$4,689

$4,689

$4,689

$4,689

Mandatory Fees

$475

$475

$475

$475

$475

Room & Board – On Campus

$5,360

$3,578

$3,069

Direct Costs

$10,524

$8,742

$8,233

$5,164

$5,164

Room & Board – Off Campus

$6,246

$2,484

Books & Supplies

$895

$895

$895

$895

$895

Transportation

$419

$419

$419

$621

$553

Student Loan Fees

$200

$200

$200

$200

$200

Miscellaneous

$1,166

$1,166

$1,166

$1,458

$1,588

Indirect Costs

$2,680

$2,680

$2,680

$9,420

$5,720

Semester Totals

$13,204

$11,422

$10,913

$14,584

$10,884

Annual COA

$26,408

$22,844

$21,826

$29,168

$21,768

Psychology — Graduate Full-time (9 Units)

Residing on Campus

Residing Off Campus

Single

Double

Triple

Off Campus

Parents / Relatives

Tuition ($528 per unit)

$4,752

$4,752

$4,752

$4,752

$4,752

Mandatory Fees

$475

$475

$475

$475

$475

Room & Board – On Campus

$5,360

$3,578

$3,069

Direct Costs

$10,587

$8,805

$8,296

$5,227

$5,227

Room & Board – Off Campus

$6,246

$2,484

Books & Supplies

$895

$895

$895

$895

$895

Transportation

$419

$419

$419

$621

$553

Student Loan Fees

$200

$200

$200

$200

$200

Miscellaneous

$1,166

$1,166

$1,166

$1,458

$1,588

Indirect Costs

$2,680

$2,680

$2,680

$9,420

$5,720

Semester Totals

$13,267

$11,485

$10,976

$14,647

$10,947

Annual COA

$26,534

$22,970

$21,952

$29,294

$21,894

Buddhist Chaplaincy — Graduate Full-time (9 Units)

Residing on Campus

Residing Off Campus

Single

Double

Triple

Off Campus

Parents / Relatives

Tuition ($514 per unit)

$4,626

$4,626

$4,626

$4,626

$4,626

Mandatory Fees

$475

$475

$475

$475

$475

Room & Board – On Campus

$5,360

$3,578

$3,069

Direct Costs

$10,461

$8,679

$8,170

$5,101

$5,101

Room & Board — Off Campus

$6,246

$2,484

Books & Supplies

$895

$895

$895

$895

$895

Transportation

$419

$419

$419

$621

$553

Student Loan Fees

$200

$200

$200

$200

$200

Miscellaneous

$1,166

$1,166

$1,166

$1,458

$1,588

Indirect Costs

$2,680

$2,680

$2,680

$9,420

$5,720

Semester Totals

$13,141

$11,359

$10,850

$14,521

$10,821

Annual COA

$26,282

$22,718

$21,700

$29,042

$21,642

Religious Studies — Graduate Full-time (9 Units)

Residing on Campus

Residing Off Campus

Single

Double

Triple

Off Campus

Parents / Relatives

Tuition ($509 per unit)

$4,581

$4,581

$4,581

$4,581

$4,581

Mandatory Fees

$475

$475

$475

$475

$475

Room & Board – On Campus

$5,360

$3,578

$3,069

Direct Costs

$10,416

$8,634

$8,125

$5,056

$5,056

Room & Board – Off Campus

$6,246

$2,484

Books & Supplies

$895

$895

$895

$895

$895

Transportation

$419

$419

$419

$621

$553

Student Loan Fees

$200

$200

$200

$200

$200

Miscellaneous

$1,166

$1,166

$1,166

$1,458

$1,588

Indirect Costs

$2,680

$2,680

$2,680

$9,420

$5,720

Semester Totals

$13,096

$11,314

$10,805

$14,476

$10,776

Annual COA

$26,192

$22,628

$21,610

$28,952

$21,552

English Language Institute Fall or Spring (16 Weeks Session)

Double

Triple

Tuition

$3,424

$3,424

Mandatory Fees

$475

$475

Room & Board – On Campus

$3,578

$3,069

Direct Costs

$7,477

$6,968

Books & Supplies

$895

$895

Transportation

$419

$419

Miscellaneous

$1,166

$1,166

Indirect Costs

$2,480

$2,480

Semester Totals

$9,957

$9,448

Annual COA

$19,914

$18,896

The Cost of Attendance is an estimate of what it will cost to attend University of the West for an academic year. There are two types of expenses that make up the Cost of Attendance: Direct and Indirect.

  • Direct Expenses- are costs that are billed by University of West Bursar’s Office. i.e. tuition, fees, room and board (if you live on campus) and meals.
  • Indirect Expenses- are not billed by University of the West; however, these estimated expenses are included in the Cost of Attendance for your planning purposes. i.e. books, supplies, personal and travel expenses.

A student cannot receive more than the cost of attendance from any combination of federal, state, institutional or private funding source.

Each student award letter includes that cost of attendance that was used to determine award eligibility. Students with questions regarding how the own cost of attendance was calculated, are welcome to stop by the Financial Aid Office for additional information.

The costs are subject to change without notice.