Undergraduate Cost of Attendance

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

A breakdown of the 2015-16 average cost of attendance budget for an undergraduate student who enrolls in COL, MSB, or SFS is listed below:

Direct Expenses1 Freshmen Upperclass
Full-Time Tuition2 $48,048 $48,048
Yates Fee $404 $404
Average Class Fees $181 $181
Activity Fee $159 $159
New Student Orientation (NSO) $228 n/a
Average Room & Board3 $14,574 $14,902
Indirect Expenses1    
Average Books $1,200 $1,200
Average Personal Expenses $1,936 $1,936
Average Travel $650 $650
Average Federal Direct Loan Fee $40 $40
Totals $67,420 $67,520

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 $2,514 and their personal allowance is $1,406.