Estimated Cost of Attendance

At St. Mary’s University, our tuition and fees are priced below the average for top-rated independent regional universities.

Listed below you will find the Estimated Undergraduate Cost of Attendance for one academic year for undergraduate and graduate students. The Estimated Cost of Attendance, also referred to as the student budget, is our best approximation of what each student at St. Mary’s will need to cover direct and indirect expenses. A standard student budget is assigned to every enrolled student. It is important to keep in mind that more than 90 percent of our incoming freshmen receive some sort of financial aid.

Undergraduate Cost of Attendance

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2016-2017 Estimated Undergraduate Annual Cost of Attendance

Living On Campus Commuter/Living Off-Campus
Tuition (12-18 hours/term) and Fees $27,520 $27,520
Books and Supplies $ 1,300 $ 1,300
Room and Board $ 8,908 $ 4,000
Transportation $ 1,100 $ 1,000
Personal $ 2,000 $ 2,000
Total $40,828 $35,820

Note that these annual costs are estimates. St. Mary’s University charges tuition and fees on a semester basis, not annually. Find more information here about tuition and costs including a breakdown of fees. The cost of attending St. Mary’s varies from student to student and is determined by factors such as selections for housing, course fees and meal plans.


Graduate Cost of Attendance

When considering graduate school, you have a lot of options. We believe our costs are competitive, and know you’ll receive an outstanding education. The estimated cost of attendance is our best approximation of what each student at St. Mary’s will need to cover direct and indirect expenses. A standard student budget is assigned to every enrolled student.

2016-2017 Estimated Annual Graduate Cost of Attendance

Living On or Off Campus
Tuition (nine hours/term) and Fees $15,600
Books and Supplies $ 1,300
Food and Housing $11,974
Transportation $ 2,760
Personal $ 3,000
Total $34,654

Note that these annual costs are estimates. St. Mary’s University charges tuition and fees on a semester basis, not annually.

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