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University Tuition - Indirect Costs

In addition to tuition and fees owed directly to Ashford University, you may incur other costs while pursuing your education that will not be billed by the University. The indirect costs that are part of the cost of attendance may include books and supplies, room and board, transportation, and personal expenses as well as loan fees, if applicable.

Undergraduate Indirect Costs

These costs of attendance estimates are based on low standards of living using the College Board,Living Expense Budget. Each student's Expected Family Contribution (EFC) is subtracted from standard costs of attendance to determine a student's financial need for purposes of packaging financial aid. An estimate of the allowance for these costs for an academic year (AY) is as follows:

 

2018-19
  Off Campus with Parent
Books and supplies: $1,070 $1,070
Room and board: $7,470 $2,241
Personal expenses: $4,088 $2,862
Transportation: $500 $500

 

Graduate Indirect Costs

These costs of attendance estimates are based on low standards of living using the College Board,
Living Expense Budget. Each student's Expected Family Contribution (EFC) is subtracted from standard costs of attendance to determine a student's financial need for purposes of packaging financial aid. An estimate of the allowance for these costs for an academic year (AY) is as follows:

 

2018-19
  Off Campus with Parent
Books and supplies: $1,020 $1,020
Room and board: $6,640 $1,992
Personal expenses: $3,634 $2,544
Transportation: $500 $500

 

If you have any exceptional expenses, such as dependent care or disability expenses, that would
require modifications to the standard cost of attendance budget, please contact the Financial Services Department. Please be prepared to provide documentation when you make your request fora modification.’