Cost of Attendance

These are the current rates for tuition, dorms, apartments, and meal plans which are charged on a per-semester basis to your student account.


Undergraduate Tuition Rates 

Fall 2022/Spring 2023

  • Full-time: fixed rate (block tuition) of $16,905.00 per semester for 12-18 credit hours. Credit hours taken in excess of 18 will be charged $1,127.00 per credit hour on top of the flat rate.
  • Part-time (less than 12 credit hours): $1,127.00 per credit hour

Summer 2022

  • $1,127.00 per credit hour

*Students are subject to a $40.00 fee each time a course is dropped. There is no charge to add a course. For more information on DBU's block tuition program, click here.

Graduate Credit Hour

  • Summer 2021: $1,104.00
  • Fall 2021: $1,104.00
  • Spring 2022: $1,104.00
  • Summer 2022: $1,177.00
  • Fall 2022: $1,177.00
  • Spring 2023: $1,177.00

*Tuition is charged per credit hour each semester. Students are subject to a $40.00 fee each time a course is dropped. There is no charge to add a course.

Doctoral Credit Hour

  • Summer 2021: $1,134.00
  • Fall 2021: $1,134.00
  • Spring 2022: $1,134.00
  • Summer 2022: $1,227.00
  • Fall 2022: $1,227.00
  • Spring 2023: $1,227.00

*Tuition is charged per credit hour each semester. Students are subject to a $40.00 fee each time a course is dropped. There is no charge to add a course.

Residence Halls

Residence Halls* 2021-2022
2-Person Room $1,750.00
3-Person Room $1,450.00
Long Summer n/a
Summer I or II n/a
Stone and Jewel House**
   Double $1,750.00 + $350.00
   Triple $1,450.00 + $350.00

*A meal plan is required for all students living in the residence halls during the Fall and Spring semesters.

**Living and Learning Communities have an additional $350 charge per semester for further programming, materials, and apparel.

Upperclassman Housing

Housing Type 2021-2022 Lease
Colonial Village Apartments
4-Person Apartment $500.00*
5-Person Apartment $450.00*
Mabee Village Townhomes
6-Person Townhome $480.00*
7-Person Townhome $430.00*
Mabee Village Brownstones
6-Person Brownstone $520.00*
7-Person Brownstone $470.00*
Ford Village Residential College
8-Person Rate $540.00*
Programming Fee $350.00***

*A 12-month housing agreement is required of all students living in the Colonial Village Apartments, Brownstone Apartments, or Williamsburg Townhomes.

***The Ford Village Residential College has an additional $350 charge per person per semester for further programming. 

Residence Halls Per Semester

Spence Hall* 2022-2023
2-Person Room $2,100
3-Person Room $1,800
Spence Pod $2,350
Long Summer $1,500
Summer I or II $750
Crowley/Lange/Williams* 2022-2023
2-Person Room $1,950
3-Person Room $1,650
Long Summer $1,500
Summer I or II $750
Learning-Living Communities at Ford Village 2022-2023
Jewel House** $3,000 + $350*
Stone House** $3,000 + $350*

*At least a minimum 14-meal plan is required for all students living in the residence halls during the Fall and Spring semesters.

**Living and Learning Communities have an additional $350 charge per semester for further programming, materials, and apparel and have a minimum Resident Flex Plan 10 meal plan requirement.

Upperclassman Housing Per Month (12-month contract)

Housing Type 2022-2023 Lease
Colonial Village Apartments
4-Person Apartment $515.00*
5-Person Apartment $465.00*
Mabee Village Townhomes
6-Person Townhome $495.00*
7-Person Townhome $445.00*
Mabee Village Brownstones
6-Person Brownstone $535.00*
7-Person Brownstone $485.00*
Ford Village Residential College
8-Person Rate $555.00*
Programming Fee $350.00**

*A 12-month housing agreement is required of all students living in the Colonial Village Apartments, Brownstone Apartments, or Williamsburg Townhomes.

**The Ford Village Residential College has an additional $350 charge per person per semester for further programming.

The cost of meal plans and dining plans will be added to your DBU student account.

 

Residence Hall Meal Plans Per Semester

Traditional Plans 2021-2022
14 Meal Plan: 14 meals per week, $125 Flex Dollars $2,450.00 + tax (per semester)
Unlimited Plan: unlimited meals per week, $100 Flex Dollars $2,620.00 + tax (per semester)
Unlimited Plus Plan: unlimited meals per week, $500 Flex Dollars $3,020.00 + tax (per semester)

 

Upperclassman Housing Meal Plans Per Semester

Colonial Plans 2021-2022
25 Meal Block --
60 Meal Block --
50 Meal Block $300.00 + tax
The Patriot Plan: 15 meals, $300 Patriot Dollars $350.00
The Colonial Plan: 8 meals, $200 Patriot Dollars $250.00

 

 

Residence Hall Meal Plans Per Semester

Traditional Plans 2022-2023
14 Meal Plan: 14 meals per week, $125 Flex Dollars* $2,625.00 + tax
Unlimited Plan: unlimited meals per week, $100 Flex Dollars $2,775.00 + tax
Unlimited Plus Plan: unlimited meals per week, $500 Flex Dollars $3,175.00 + tax
Resident Flex Plan 10 (10 meals per week, $150 Flex Dollars)** 1,950.00 + tax

*Minimum required plan for Dorm Students.

**Minimum required plan for Stone House and Jewel House Residents at Ford Village

 

Upperclassman Housing Meal Plans Per Semester

Apartment Life Resident Plans 2022-2023
Resident Flex Plan* $250.00 + tax
Resident Flex Plan 3 (w/$200 flex)** $750.00 + tax 
Resident Flex Plan 7 (w/$175 flex) $1,450.00 + tax
Resident Flex Plan 10 (w/$150 flex)*** $1,950.00 + tax

*Minimum required plan for Apartment, Townhome, and Brownstone students.

**Minimum required plan for Upperclassmen Ford Village residents

***Minimum required plan for Stone House and Jewel House Residents at Ford Village

Colonial Plans 2022-2023
50 Meal Block $300.00 + tax
The Colonial Plan: 8 meals, $300 Patriot Dollars $300.00
The Patriot Plan: 15 meals, $350 Patriot Dollars $350.00

Student

  • Fall 2022: $845.00
  • Spring 2023: $845.00
  • Summer 2023: $356.00

*The cost of Student Health Insurance coverage will be added to your DBU student account.

Student Athlete

  • Fall 2022: $845.00
  • Spring 2023: $845.00
  • Summer 2023: $356.00

*The cost of Student Health Insurance coverage will be added to your DBU student account.

Registration Fees

No registration fee is charged to new students at any time.

  • Advance Registration Fee: No Charge
  • Ongoing Registration Fee: $75.00
  • Regular Registration Fee: $75.00
  • Late Registration Fee: $150.00

*A student who begins the registration process during one period and completes it during another is subject to the registration fee applicable at the time of completion. Refer to the schedule of classes for registration dates.

Application Fees

  • Undergraduate Application Fee: No Charge
  • Graduate Application Fee: No Charge
  • International Application Fee: No Charge
  • Doctoral Application Fee: $50.00

Payment Plan Fees (Per Semester)

  • Deferred Payment Plan Fee: $175.00
  • Late Payment Fee: $55.00

Student Fees (Per Semester)

  • Technology Fee: $150.00
  • Student Services Fee*: $600.00

*DBU does not charge a separate parking fee like most universities. Instead, upkeep of the parking lots has been included in the Student Services Fee. The Student Services Fee is used to pay a portion of the total cost of shuttle services, health services, athletic events, student activities, parking, online library resources, library databases, interlibrary loan services, the Fitness Center, and synchronous learning resources. This fee is charged to both graduate and undergraduate students taking an in-person course on the main campus.

Tuition

  • IEP Tuition: Fall/Spring I English for Academic Studies - $4,150.00
  • IEP Tuition: Fall/Spring II English for Academic Studies - $4,150.00
  • IEP Tuition: Fall/Spring I English for Communication - $3,250.00
  • IEP Tuition: Fall/Spring II English for Communication - $3,250.00

*Please reference the Financial Information listed with the Schedule of Classes for additional fees that may apply.

Fees

  • International Processing Fee: No Charge
  • International Student Fee: $100.00
  • Initial Housing Fee: $100.00

*Please reference the Financial Information listed with the Schedule of Classes for additional fees that may apply.

Residence Halls

  • 2-Person Room: $1,025.00 - $1,100.00
  • 3-Person Room: $875.00 - $950.00

*Please reference the Financial Information listed with the Schedule of Classes for additional fees that may apply.

Meal Plans

  • 14 Meals (plus $67 Flex Dollars): $1,312.50+ tax = $1,420.78
  • Unlimited Meals (plus $50 Flex Dollars): $1,387.50 + tax = $1,501.97
  • IEP Supplemental Meal Plan: $175.00

*Please reference the Financial Information listed with the Schedule of Classes for additional fees that may apply.

Financial Disclosure

Estimated tuition, systemwide fees, and housing rates/fees for the 2021-2022 academic year are on DBU’s website. Some or all instruction for all or part of the Academic Year 2021-2022 may be delivered remotely. Tuition, mandatory fees, and housing rates/fees have been set regardless of the method of instruction and will not be refunded in the event instruction occurs remotely for any part of the Academic Year. In the event of a local, state, or national stay-at-home order, University Housing may remain open for students. In the event University Housing remains open, Campus residents will be responsible for the costs assigned through their Housing Agreement.