Undergraduate Cost of Attendance

Georgetown College (COL), McDonough School of Business (MSB) and the School of Foreign Service (SFS)

A breakdown of the 2016-17 average cost of attendance budget for an undergraduate student who enrolls in COL, MSB, or SFS is listed below:

2016-17 Direct Expenses1 First Year Continuing
Full-Time Tuition2 $49,968 $49,968
Yates Fee $420 $420
Average Class Fees $180 $181
Activity Fee $159 $159
New Student Orientation (NSO) $237 n/a
Average Room & Board3 $14,962 $15,568
2016-17 Indirect Expenses1    
Average Books $1,200 $1,200
Average Personal Expenses $1,954 $1,954
Average Travel $650 $650
Average Federal Direct Loan Fee $40 $40
2016-17 Totals $69,770 $70,140

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. If a student enrolls for fewer than 12 credit hours in any semester, his or her average cost of attendance budget will be revised to reflect the actual cost of their revised enrollment, after which eligibility for student financial aid will be recalculated.

3The cost of a room varies depending on dormitory assignment. The board allowance is based on the cost of the 14-meal plan.

The board allowance for a student who lives with their parents is $2,614 and their personal allowance is $1,422 (First Year) and $ 1418 (Continuing).

A breakdown of the 2017-18 average cost of attendance budget for an undergraduate student who enrolls in COL, MSB, or SFS is listed below:

2017-18 Direct Expenses1 First Year Continuing
Full-Time Tuition2 $51,720 $51,720
Yates Fee $420 $420
Average Class Fees $185 $184
Activity Fee $160 $160
New Student Orientation (NSO) $245 n/a
Average Room & Board3 $15,434 $16,036
2017-18 Indirect Expenses1    
Average Books $1,200 $1,200
Average Personal Expenses $1,996 $1,990
Average Travel $650 $650
Average Federal Direct Loan Fee $40 $40
2017-18 Totals $72,050 $72,400

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. If a student enrolls for fewer than 12 credit hours in any semester, his or her average cost of attendance budget will be revised to reflect the actual cost of their revised enrollment, after which eligibility for student financial aid will be recalculated.

3The cost of a room varies depending on dormitory assignment. The board allowance is based on the cost of the 14-meal plan.

The board allowance for a student who lives with their parents is $2,720 and their personal allowance is $1,450 (First Year) and $1,446 (Continuing).