Cost of attendance

The Cost of Attendance (COA) is the average cost to attend Bethune-Cookman University for one academic year (fall through spring). It includes Direct Cost and the Estimated Indirect Costs.   The University adjusts the COA yearly to reflect changes to these costs.

The Direct Cost to attend Bethune-Cookman University consists of your tuition, fees, and room and board. 

The Estimated Indirect Costs to attend B-CU includes allowances for books, supplies, transportation, loan fees, and, if applicable, dependent care. It can also include other expenses like an allowance for the rental or purchase of a personal computer, costs related to a disability, or costs for eligible study-abroad programs. 

Please see the tables below for complete cost breakdown:

Undergraduate Studies

Direct Costs

Fall 2017

Spring 2018

Total

Tuition (12 - 18 hours)*

$6,720.00

$6,720.00

$13,440.00

Room**

$3,355.00

$3,355.00

$6,710.00

Board

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

$2,000.00

Fees

$485.00 $485.00 $970.00

Total

$11,560.00

$11,560.00

$23,120.00

Estimated Indirect Costs

Books and Supplies

$725.00

$725.00

$1,450.00

Personal Expenses

$1,650.00

$1,650.00

$3,300.00

Transportation

$550.00

$550.00

$1,100.00

Total

$2,925.00

$2,925.00

$5,850.00

Cost of Attendance (COA) =

Direct Costs + Estimated Indirect Costs

$14,485.00

$14,485.00

$28,970.00


Undergraduate Off-Campus Commuter

Direct Costs

Fall 2017

Spring 2018

Total

Tuition (12 - 18 hours)*

$6,720.00

$6,720.00

$13,440.00

Fees

$485.00 $485.00 $970.00

Total

$7,205.00

$7,205.00

$14,410.00

Estimated Indirect Costs

Room and Board

$750.00

$750.00

$1,500.00

Books and Supplies

$725.00

$725.00

$1,450.00

Personal Expenses

$750.00

$750.00

$1,500.00

Transportation

$800.00

$800.00

$1,600.00

Total

$3,025.00

$3,025.00

$6,050.00

Cost of Attendance (COA) =

Direct Costs + Estimated Indirect Costs

$10,230.00

$10,230.00

$20,460.00


Off-Campus Resident (Single or Married)

Direct Costs

Fall 2017

Spring 2018

Total

Tuition (12 - 18 hours)*

$6,720.00

$6,720.00

$13,440.00

Fees

$485.00 $485.00 $970.00

Total

$7,205.00

$7,205.00

$14,410.00

Estimated Indirect Costs

Room and Board

$4,800.00

$4,800.00

$9,600.00

Books and Supplies

$725.00

$725.00

$1,450.00

Personal Expenses

$2,800.00

$2,800.00

$5,600.00

Transportation

$800.00

$800.00

$1,600.00

Total

$9,125.00

$9,125.00

$18,250.00

Cost of Attendance (COA) =

Direct Costs + Estimated Indirect Costs

$16,330.00

$16,330.00

$32,660.00


Professional Studies Graduate Studies
Tuition per term $6720.00 $6720.00
Fees per term $300.00 $300.00

*The Cost per credit hour is $560.

** The Lee E. Rhyant Residential Life Center costs an additional $354 per semester ($708 per year).

**The Thomas and Joyce Hanks Moorehead Residential Life Center costs an additional $395 per semester ($790 per year)

Tuition costs for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 are based on 12-18 credit hours. Students who enroll in less than 12 credit hours will be charged $560 per credit hour for tuition and $50 per credit hour for their fees. Students who exceed 18 credit hours will be charged the overload fee $700 per credit hour for each credit that exceeds 18.

All first time undergraduate students are required to pay a non-refundable and non-transferable $300 Enrollment Fee the first semester of attendance.

Online/Professional Studies Students: $560 per credit hour

Graduate Students: $750 per credit hour

Active Duty Military Students: $250 per credit hour