Graduate GRD and GDM Cost of Attendance

A breakdown of the 2016-17 average cost of attendance budget for a graduate student who enrolls in a Graduate Arts & Sciences (GRD) or a Graduate Biomedical Sciences (GDM) program is listed below:

Direct Expenses 1 GRD  GDM
Tuition2 and Mandatory Fees3 $49,332 $49,337
Indirect Expenses 1    
Average Living Allowance $20,498 $20,498
Average Books $1,300 $1,300
Average Travel $1,320 $1,320
Federal Direct Loan Fees $2,430 $2,435
Subtotal $25,548 $25,553
Total Cost of Attendance $74,880 $74,890

1Direct expenses are charges that a student will incur on their billing statement from the Office of Billing and Payment Services.  Indirect expenses are other associated costs which are averages that a student may incur for their education.

2Tuition is based on a student's anticipated enrollment in 24 credit hours; 12 credit hours each semester. A student in a graduate Arts and Sciences (GRD) program who registers for more than 12 credit hours during a semester will incur a charge for the additional credit hour(s).

3 Mandatory Fees include a Yates Fee that is assessed when a student is registers for 9 or more credit hours; a Georgetown University Health Insurance charge is assessed when a student registers for 8 or more credit hours.