Cost of Attendance
Cost of Attendance (COA) is an estimate of direct and indirect school-related costs for the academic year (fall & spring semesters). It includes tuition & fees and average costs for housing, meals, textbooks & supplies, transportation, and other personal expenses. COA is used as the base financial aid budget, adjusted for enrollment level and other allowable costs.
An estimate based on price of attendance and financial aid provided to students in a previous year.
Additional financial aid eligibility is determined for summer term enrollment. The financial aid budget for summer term is based on a COA estimate of direct and indirect school-related costs during that 10-week period, adjusted for enrollment level, course lengths, and other allowable costs.